Oct 2021 Offering

Course
MERC057 - Hazmat Rapid Sizeup for the First Due
Date & Times
Oct 25, 2021 from 8 AM - 5 PM
Description

This course will teach responders how to rapidly “size up” a hazardous materials incident. By using the chemical and physical properties found in the NIOSH Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards, information found in the Emergency Response Guidebook (ERG) and container types, the responder will be able to make a decision on what steps may be taken immediately at their incident. Tactical decisions regarding potential rescue, monitoring, PPE and decontamination methods will be discussed.

Hours
8
Max Attendance
25 (15 Open Seats)
Region
F
Location
Columbia Fire Department Training Academy
700 Big Bear BLVD
Columbia, MO 65202
POST Approved
No
Target Audiences
HAZMAT, Fire, and First Responders
Availability
Open To The Public
Prerequisites
None Set