HAZ007 – 16.00 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

This course meets or exceeds the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 1072 Hazardous Materials / WMD Emergency Response Personnel Professional Qualifications Chapter 8, “Incident Commander” and Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) 1910.120 (q)(6)(iv) for Incident Command-level personnel.

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course.

Course Completion Requirements

Course Attire

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. 

Topics

  • Analyzing the incident
  • Planning a response
  • Approving response objectives and options
  • Approving Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for action options
  • Developing an Incident Action Plan (IAP)
  • Developing a site safety plan
  • Implementing the response
  • Implementing Incident Command Systems (ICS)
  • Directing resources
  • Information transfer
  • Evaluating effectiveness of control functions
  • Terminating the incident
  • Incident debrief and critique
  • Reports and documentation
  • Transfer of Command

Suggested Audience

Personnel who respond to emergencies involving Hazardous Materials (HazMat)/Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) as an incident commander and will be responsible for all incident activities, including the development of strategies and tactics, and the ordering and release of resources.

Continuing Education And Professional Credits

  • 0.00 hours – Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE)

Other Information

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 was sent to St. Bernard Parish, LA., as the incident commander for 16 days following Hurricane Katrina. The training I received from TEEX was priceless. All of the areas covered in the program rang true in the command structure.

— Capt. Tim Keene, Delhi Township Fire Department
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