Initial Response to Hazardous Materials Incidents: Basic Concepts (NFA)

NFA035 - 12.00 Hours

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.

Schedule

  • Details
    12/7/2019 - 12/8/2019
    Seabrook TX
    FP  NFA035  62

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.

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 | Tollfree: (866) 878-8900

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