Analyzing the Incident

XFD026 – 16.00 Hours


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06/21/24 – 06/22/24 Tulia, TX FP XFD026 9 Register

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 [email protected] to get the latest schedule.

Course Description

After completing this lesson, the student shall be able to identify hazardous materials and their potential hazards. 

(Note: Skills portion may or may not be included in this course please contact the host agency for details.) 


There are no prerequisites for this course.

Course Completion Requirements

Participant Must Provide 

A photo identification on the first day of class.  See the Participant Handbook opens in a new tab for approved forms of identification and additional guidelines. 

PPE must be NFPA-approved. See the Student Safety Manual to review PPE requirements for level 4. 

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

Essentials of Fire Fighting, Seventh Edition recommended. 

Upon successful completion, you will be able to:

  • Explain the APIE process at hazardous materials incidents.
  • Define a hazardous materials incident.
  • Recognize ways that hazardous materials harm people.
  • Identify states of matter as they relate to hazardous materials.
  • Explain physical properties that aid in identifying potential hazards and predicting behavior of hazardous materials.
  • Explain chemical properties that aid in identifying potential hazards and predicting behavior of hazardous materials.
  • Explain the role of the General Hazardous Materials Behavior Model in predicting the behavior of containers.
  • Identify the seven clues to the presence of hazardous materials.
  • Explain how pre-incident plans, occupancy types, and locations may indicate the presence of hazardous materials.
  • Recognize general container types and their associated behaviors and hazards.
  • Describe ways that transportation placards, labels, and markings indicate the presence and hazards of hazardous materials.
  • Define the hazard classes..
  • Identify other markings and colors that indicate the presence of hazardous materials.

Suggested Audience

All Emergency response and public personnel. 

Continuing Education And Professional Credits

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

Other Information

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

Contact Information

Emergency Services Training Institute
Phone: (979) 845-7641 | (866) 878-8900
Email: [email protected]