NFA035 – 12.00 Hours

Currently there are no scheduled classes for this course. However, this course can be scheduled to meet your specific needs. For more information about this course or to schedule a class, please contact Emergency Services Training Institute at (866) 878-8900 or esti@teex.tamu.edu to get the latest schedule.

Course Description

NFA logoThis course is designed to give the participants understanding of the basic concepts and techniques of hazardous materials first response. Instruction is based on 29 CFR 1910.120 (OSHA) and 40 CFR 311 (EPA) but does not include hands-on practical applications/simulation exercises.

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course.

Attendance Requirements

To meet NFA attendance requirements, participants must complete each training module and complete all required course assignments, activities, quizzes, and/or end of course exam. Exceptions may be discussed with lead instructor.

Topics

  • Regulations and standards
  • Personal safety
  • Toxicology
  • Introduction to recognition and identification
  • Site management and scene setup
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Decontamination
  • Resources
  • Supplementary information
  • 29 CFR 1910.120 (q)

Suggested Audience

All emergency and crisis response personnel.

Continuing Education And Professional Credits

  • Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE)
  • Texas Commission of Fire Protection (TCFP)
  • State Firefighters’ and Fire Marshals’ Association of Texas (SFFMA)

Other Information

To request this class in your jurisdiction or department, please use the Emergency Services Training Institute (ESTI) Extension Course Request Form

To request admission to an already-scheduled course, call the contact person listed in the NFA course schedule.  This will allow the course host to provide appropriate numbers of student manuals.

All extension courses are classroom only.

Contact Information

Emergency Services Training Institute
Phone: (979) 845-7641 | Toll-Free: (866) 878-8900
Email: esti@teex.tamu.edu

“I want to personally thank both of you for an outstanding class. This was the BEST one I have taken. You have ‘fire in the belly’ and that made the class so much better and did not allow a student to get bored. A terrific job! Take care and keep doing what you do.”

— Katie K., Client, Winter Haven, FL
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