Sep 2019 Offering

Course
MERC001 - Hazardous Materials Incident Response: Awareness
Date & Times
Sep 14, 2019 from 8 AM - 5 PM
Description

This course meets the objectives of NFPA 472: Standard for Competence of Responders to Hazardous Materials/Weapons of Mass Destruction Incidents, (2013 Edition), OSHA 29 CFR 1910. 120. Topics will include:First Responder Roles; Identifying Hazardous Materials; Determining Routes of Entry; Understanding Hazardous Materials Regulations and Definitions; Identifying Occupancy Types and Locations where you could find Hazardous Materials; Identifying Container Shapes, Placards, Labels, and Markings, and Colors that could identify Hazardous Materials; Understanding Written Resources such as Shipping Papers and Safety Data Sheets; Understand how to use the Emergency Response Guide (2012); Understanding how using your Senses can harm you; Understand how Monitoring and Detection Devices can help you identify hazardous Materials; and How to identify a Terrorist Attack and Illicit Laboratories. Successful completion will require a score of 70% or greater on the written exam. Successful completion of this course meets the prerequisite for the Missouri Division of Fire Safety certification testing. No pre-requisites.

Please Note: on 7/23/14 the POST control number was changed from 1030090941 to 723140607 to reflect new standards and course material updates.

Hours
8
Max Attendance
30 (30 Open Seats)
Region
D
Location
Crowder College
4020 N Main
Cassville, MO 65625
POST Approved
Yes
POST Control #
723140607
Legal Studies
1
Technical Studies
7
Skill Development
7
Target Audiences
Emergency Management, Emergency Medical Services (EMS), Fire, HAZMAT, and Law Enforcement
Availability
Open To The Public
Prerequisites
None Set
Registrant Notes

**Internal Class**


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