This course meets or exceeds the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 472 Standard for Competence of Responders to Hazardous Materials/Weapons of Mass Destruction Incidents Chapter 6.7, “Mission-Specific Competencies: Air Monitoring and Sampling.”
There are no prerequisites for this course.
Course Completion Requirements
Completion of training for all competencies of NFPA 472 Chapter 5, “Core Competencies for Operations Level Responders,” and Chapter 6.2, “Mission-Specific Competencies: Personal Protective Equipment."
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
- Regular work attire, including safety shoes, for training activities and classroom sessions.
- You may not wear to any class or field activity
- sleeveless shirts
- open-toed shoes
Due to the strenuous nature of class activities, participants should secure a professional evaluation of their physical condition prior to enrolling in this course.
TopicsPlan the Response+Plan air monitoring and sampling activities+Describe air monitoring options at the operations level+Implement the response+Implement air monitoring options and sampling activities
Suggested AudienceThis course is targeted for responders including firefighters, Emergency Medical Services (EMS), Hazardous Materials (HazMat) response, public works, health care, public health, and law enforcement.
Continuing Education & Professional Credits1.6 CEUs
Courses will begin at 8 a.m. on the first day of class unless other arrangements have been made.
You can use the above online registration link or our registration form. Please fill it out, print it, and fax it to (979) 458-4368.
For responders in the state of Texas, this course is also available at no cost through the Texas Division of Emergency Management.