Oct 2019 Offering

This course has been completed.

MERC002 - Hazardous Materials Incident Response: Operations
Date & Times
Oct 17, 2019 from 6 pm - 10 pm; Oct 18, 2019 from 6 pm -10 PM; Oct 19, 2019 from 8 am - 5 PM; Oct 20, 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 (11 Open Seats)
Crowder College
4020 N Main
Cassville, MO 65625
POST Approved
POST Control #
Technical Studies
Skill Development
Target Audiences
Emergency Management, Emergency Medical Services (EMS), Fire, HAZMAT, and Law Enforcement
Local Only


Course Roster

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

Name Organization
Beaver, Chevy Seligman Fire dept.
Brewer, Chance Purdy Fire Protection District
Byrd, Lori Pineville Fire Dept
Grissom, Morgan Purdy Fire Protection District
Koester, Hunter Crowder
Lilburn, John Butterfield FPD
Norris, Eric Stella Rural Volunteer Fire Dept.
Ogle, Jeffery Monett Fire Department
Reed, Klay Wheaton Fire Protection District
Renfrow, Brandon Central Crossing Fire Protection District
Salas, Oscar Crowder
Simmons, Kevin City of Aurora Fire Dept.
Smith, Devin Central Crossing Fire Protection District
Sweeten, Kalee Pineville Fire department
Thomas, Zachary Cassville Fire Protection District
Whisenhunt, Jamie Seligman fire protection district
williams, Joshua Aurora City Fire
Wolf, Jake Butterfield Fire Department
Zellers, William Stella rural fire dept.