Nov 2021 Offering

Course
MERC001 - Hazardous Materials Incident Response: Awareness
Date & Times
Nov 1 - 2, 2021 from 6:00PM - 10:00PM
Description

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.

Hours
8
Max Attendance
30 (20 Open Seats)
Region
F
Location
Miller County Courthouse Training Room
2001 Highway 52
Tuscumbia, MO 65082
POST Approved
Yes
POST Control #
723140607
Legal Studies
1
Technical Studies
7
Skill Development
7
Target Audiences
Emergency Medical Services (EMS), HAZMAT, Law Enforcement, Emergency Management, and Fire
Availability
Open To The Public
Prerequisites
None Set