Sep 2019 Offering

Course
MERC002 - Hazardous Materials Incident Response: Operations
Date & Times
Sep 20 - 22, 2019 from 8 AM - 5 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 (18 Open Seats)
Region
D
Location
Optimist Club Building
400 W Carmen
El Dorado Springs, MO 64744
POST Approved
Yes
POST Control #
723140609
Technical Studies
12
Skill Development
12
Target Audiences
Emergency Management, Emergency Medical Services (EMS), Fire, HAZMAT, and Law Enforcement
Availability
Open To The Public
Prerequisites

MERC001


Course Roster

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

Name Organization
BAISCH, MICHAEL St. Charles County Ambulance District
Beltz, James Nevada Fire Department
Gough, Thomas El Dorado Springs Fire Dept.
Heath, David Hematite FPD
KIELY, SEAN SCCAD
Pipkens, Jeremy Pipkens Jeremy
Remington, Lukas SCCAD
REMINGTON, REES St Charles County ambulance district
RUPKE, ARLO Emergency Mgt.
Smith, Joelene City of Nevada
Stanley, Lucas Central Platte fire protection district
Varwig, Scott St. Charles County Ambulance District