Feb 2019 Offering

Course
MERC002 - Hazardous Materials Incident Response: Operations
Date & Times
Feb 8, 2019 from 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm; Feb 9, 2019 from 8 AM - 6 PM; Feb 10, 2019 from 8 AM - 6 PM
Description

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
.
Please Note:
On 7/23/14 Post Control Number was changed from 1030090956 to 723140609 due to updated course to meet current standards.

Hours
24
Max Attendance
30 (30 Open Seats)
Region
H
Location
South Central Buchanan County FD
14323 SE State Rt 371
Faucett, MO 64448
POST Approved
Yes
POST Control #
723140609
Technical Studies
12
Skill Development
12
Target Audiences
Emergency Medical Services (EMS), HAZMAT, Law Enforcement, Emergency Management, and Fire
Availability
Open To The Public
Prerequisites

MERC001


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