May 2021 Offering

MERC001 - Hazardous Materials Incident Response: Awareness
Date & Times
May 20 - 21, 2021 from 6 pm - 10 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 (15 Open Seats)
West Plains Fire Station #1
1901 Kissinger St
West Plains, MO 65775
POST Approved
POST Control #
Legal Studies
Technical Studies
Skill Development
Target Audiences
Emergency Medical Services (EMS), HAZMAT, Law Enforcement, Emergency Management, and Fire
Open To The Public
None Set

Course Roster

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

Name Organization
Brown, Cody Pomona fire dept
Burnes, Conner West Plains Police Department
Dennis, Daniel HCRFD
Dennis, Randall Pomona Fire Protection District
Farmer, Vance Willow Springs Fire Department
Hora, Debbie 11 Point Fire Department
Kargel, Thomas kks concrete construction
Kimbrough, Baylon Peace Valley-White Church VFD
Kupitz, Dustin Willow Springs Fire
Lee, Austin Pumpkin Center Fire Protection District
Lovelace, Joel West Plains Police Department
McKemie, Micah West Plains Police Department
Meltesen, Kevin Howell County Rural Fire District #1
Mullett, Alvin Howell County Rural Fire District #1
Tooley, Nicholas Willow springs fire department