Course Length: 4 days with online & in-class components
Ideally designed for the responder who has the potential to respond to a variety of hazardous material incidents, or weapons of mass destruction with the intent of protecting the public, environment and property.
Students will gain knowledge of appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE), surveying an incident, characteristics of hazardous materials, the development of an incident, proper mitigation of decontaminated tools and PPE, basic incident command activities and product control. Students will also learn about the legislation dealing with dangerous goods, markings and placards for shipments, hazardous materials containers and terrorism activities.
Student Equipment and Course Materials:
Essentials of Firefighting and Fire Department Operations, 7th ed
Emergency Response Guidebook (ERG) - Canutec Manual 2020
NFPA 1072 Hazardous Materials Awareness