May 2018 Offering
- MERC002 - Hazardous Materials Incident Response: Operations
- May 24 - 31, 2018
- 8 AM - 5 PM
This course meets the objectives of NFPA 472: Standard for Competence of Responders to Hazardous Materials/Weapons of Mass Destruction Incidents, (2013 Edition), and OSHA 29 CFR 1910. 120. Topics will include:Chemical Properties and Hazardous Materials Behavior; Incident Management; Strategic Goals and Tactical Objectives; Terrorist Attacks, Criminal Activities, and Disasters; Personal Protective Equipment; Decontamination; Product Control; Air Monitoring and Sampling; Victim Rescue and Recovery; Evidence Preservation and Sampling; and Illicit Labs. Successful completion will require a score of 70% or greater on the written exam and completion of the State Certified Practical Skills.Successful completion will require a score of 70% or greater on the written exam and successful completion of the State Certified Practical Skills exam.
Pre-requisites –Successful completion of approved Hazardous Materials Awareness course; and compliant with 29 OSHA 1910.134 and NFPA 1500 7.14.3 (no facial hair shall come in contact with the SCBA mask).Full Personal Protective Equipment required; Helmet, hood, gloves, boots, bunker pants, bunker coat, and SCBA; or Tyvek suit, boots, hard hat, gloves and SCBA
On 7/23/14 Post Control Number was changed from 1030090956 to 723140609 due to updated course to meet current standards.
- Max Attendance
- 30 (20 Open Seats)
Columbia Fire Station 1
201 Orr Street
Columbia, MO 65201
- POST Approved
- POST Control #
- Technical Studies
- Skill Development
- Target Audiences
- Law Enforcement, HAZMAT, Fire, Emergency Medical Services (EMS), and Emergency Management
- Open To The Public
- Registrant Notes
5-24 10a-5p; 5-25 9a-5p; 5-29 9a-5p; 5-30 9a-5p; 5-31 9a-11a, Written Test @ 1P, Skills Evaluation to follow.
Course registrants will be listed here along with their contributing role.
|Byrd, Scott||Cit of Columbia|
|Dodson, Kalen||Howard County Fire Protection District|
|Green, Matthew||Marshall Fire Department|
|Lyons, William||Columbia Fire Department|
|Martin, Brendan||Moreau Fire Protection District|
|Moore, Justin||City of Columbia Fire Department|
|Riggs, Steve||Columbia Fire Department|
|WILLIAMS, LANCE||None Set|
|YADRICH, DAVID||None Set|