Nov 2019 Offering

This course has been completed.

MERC001 - Hazardous Materials Incident Response: Awareness
Date & Times
Nov 18, 2019 from 8 AM - 5 PM

This course meets the objectives of NFPA 1072: Standard for Competence of Responders to Hazardous Materials/Weapons of Mass Destruction Incidents, (2017 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 (2016); 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.

** IMPORTANT NOTE** By registering for this course, I hereby certify that I meet the requirements to perform the tasks of the chosen course as established by my organization.

Max Attendance
30 (16 Open Seats)
Springfield Fire Dept
2620 W. Battlefield
Springfield, MO 65807
POST Approved
POST Control #
Legal Studies
Technical Studies
Skill Development
Target Audiences
Emergency Management, Emergency Medical Services (EMS), Fire, HAZMAT, and Law Enforcement
Local Only
None Set

Course Roster

Course registrants will be listed here along with their contributing role.

Name Organization
Alvarez, Lukas City of Springfield
Atkinson, Wyatt Chris atkinson
Austin, Bruce Springfield Fire Department
Beck, Cameron Springfield Fire Department
daily, matthew springfield fire dept.
Davidson, Eli Springfield Fire
Domiano, Steven Southwest Electric
Doyle, Daniel Springfield Fire department
Elliott, Caleb Springfield Fire Department
Geisert, Nicholaus Springfield Fire Department
Harter, Gage Springfield Fire Department
SAVAGE, MATTHEW Springfield Fire Department
Sigrest, Collin City of Springfield
Walker, Nora Springfield Fire Department