Dec 2021 Offering
- MERC002 - Hazardous Materials Incident Response: Operations
- Date & Times
- Dec 11 - 12, 2021 from 8 AM - 5 PM; Dec 18 - 19, 2021 from 8 AM - 5 PM
This course meets the objectives of NFPA 1072: Standard for Competence of Responders to Hazardous Materials/Weapons of Mass Destruction Incidents, (2017 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.
** IMPORTANT NOTE** By registering for this course, I hereby certify that I meet the requirements to perform the tasks of the chosen course as established by my organization.
- Max Attendance
- 30 (19 Open Seats)
Cape Girardeau Fire Department
1 South Sprigg St
Cape Girardeau, MO 63703
- POST Approved
- POST Control #
- Technical Studies
- Skill Development
- Target Audiences
- Emergency Medical Services (EMS), HAZMAT, Law Enforcement, Emergency Management, and Fire
- Open To The Public