HAZ023 – 40.00 Hours

Schedule

Details08/17/20 – 08/21/20College Station, TXFP HAZ023 50$1100.00Register

Address

TEEX-Brayton Fire Field

1595 Nuclear Science Road
College Station, TX 77843

Instructor

To Be Announced

Start Time

08:00 AM Monday, August 17, 2020

This schedule is subject to change without notice. If you have not received confirmation of the class prior to the class start, please contact the division at (866) 878-8900 or esti@teex.tamu.edu to get the latest schedule.

Course Description

This course incorporates both classroom and hands-on exercises utilizing the 2,300 foot underground pipeline and above-ground training props. This course includes awareness, operations, and emergency response objectives for pipeline emergencies.

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course.

Course Completion Requirements

Course Attire/Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

  • For field exercise, participants must provide National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 1971 compliant PPE that meets the Level 2 requirements in the ESTI Student Safety Manual. Any gear found to be unsafe or not NFPA compliant will not be allowed on the field. The PPE includes: safety glasses, gloves, hard hat, and safety-toed boots.
  • Participants are required to participate in hands-on activities utilizing Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA) and therefore must be clean shaven while attending class. Facial hair must not be present where the SCBA mask seal contacts the skin. Mustaches and normal sideburns are permitted.
  • For classroom activities, participants must wear full length pants, closed-toe shoes, and short sleeve / long sleeve shirts (no sleeveless shirts).

Attendance Requirements

Class attendance is an essential part of the education process and participants in TEEX courses are expected to attend all class sessions and field exercises. This course requires participants to attend a minimum of 80% of the class hours as a component of successful course completion. During the course, your instructor will review any additional attendance requirements, for example a field exercise that cannot be missed.

Recommended

Physical Recommendation

Due to the strenuous nature of class activities, participants should secure a professional evaluation of their physical condition prior to enrolling in this course.

Topics

  • Pipeline emergency response operations
  • Hands on training to pipeline emergencies
  • Identification of hazardous materials
  • Develop incident action plans
  • Incident Command System, National Incident Management System (NIMS)
  • Regulatory factors
  • Transmission and distribution systems
  • Below and above ground equipment
  • Pipeline safety programs
  • Inspection
  • Mapping systems
  • Equipment identification
  • Pipeline markings
  • Management resources and manpower

Suggested Audience

Those who may potentially be involved in managing and mitigating pipeline emergencies, including:

  • Pipeline operators
  • Emergency responders
  • Law enforcement
  • Local officials
  • Command staff

Continuing Education And Professional Credits

  • Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE)

Other Information

Class Location and Travel Information

Classes are conducted at Brayton Fire Training Field

1595 Nuclear Science Road
College Station, Texas

The Bryan-College Station Convention and Visitors Bureau maintains a list of local hotels

Funding Option

For responders in the state of Texas, this course is also available at no cost through the Texas Division of Emergency Management.

Contact Information

Nick Hickson

HazMat Training Manager
Phone: (979) 458-3640 | Toll-Free: (979) 458-4368
Email: nicholas.hickson@teex.tamu.edu

Payment Info

  • Credit Card – Complete online registration or call (979) 845-2130
  • Purchase Order – Complete online registration and send a copy of PO documentation within 48 hours to Cynthia.Ford@teex.tamu.edu.

Policies

TEEX Policies

Participants are required to follow the guidelines in the ESTI Student Safety Manual.

I love TEEX. Every instructor I’ve ever had has been top of the line. It’s a privilege taking the classes here at TEEX.

— Personal Defense Spray Instructor
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