Jun 2019 Offering

This course has been completed.

MERC002 - Hazardous Materials Incident Response: Operations
Date & Times
Jun 21 - 23, 2019 from 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
Please Note:
On 7/23/14 Post Control Number was changed from 1030090956 to 723140609 due to updated course to meet current standards.

Max Attendance
30 (4 Open Seats)
Redings Mill Fire Dept.
344 Redings Mill Road
Joplin, MO -
POST Approved
POST Control #
Technical Studies
Skill Development
Target Audiences
Emergency Management, Emergency Medical Services (EMS), Fire, HAZMAT, and Law Enforcement
Open To The Public


Course Roster

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

Name Organization
Bogle, Brandell Sarcoxie fire (city)
Castaneda, Trenton Seneca Volunteer Fire Department
Creech, Karsten Baxter Springs Fire Department
Dawson, Matthew Bethel baptist
Dunn, Rebecca Diamond Area Fire Protection District
Earp, Cade Redings mill fure
Frost, Garrett Carl Junction Fire Protection District
Ganzer, Dezirae Ebenezer Fire
Geary, Theodore Redings Mill Fire Department
Griffberg, Dustin Carl Junction Fire Dept
Johnston, Lloyd Baxter Springs Fire Department
Malinowski, Evan RMFD
Mayfield, Gabriel Redings Mill fire department
Potts, Malia Jasper Fire Protection District
Prosser, Jeff Newton County Ambulance District
Simon, Logan Redings Mill Fire Dept
Spry, Wesley Cartersville
Steele, Emily Seneca City Dept
Stephen, Abigail Jasper fire protection district
Stone, Jill Diamond Area Fire Protection District
Thompson, Jessica Diamond Area Fire Protection District
Thompson, Matthew Diamond Area Fire Protection District
Towe, Roy Diamond Area Fire Protection District
Watson, Richard Jasper Fire Protection District
Wheat, Tyler Redings Mill Fire Protection District
Williams, Avery Diamond area fire protection district