This course is designed for emergency response personnel that will function as Incident Commander (IC) of Hazardous Materials Incident. The participants will understand key resources that are available to mitigate these types of incidents. Table top exercise, utilizing a detailed scale model of a working industrial process unit, will be conducted to run simulated hazardous material incidents.
This 16 hour course provides training required per OSHA 29 CFR 1910.120(q)(6)(v), NFPA 472 Chapter 5 and Tentative Interim Amendment (TIA) 97-1.
This course is a Pro Board Certification course. A written exam will be administered with a required minimum of grade of 70% for issuance of certificate.
Classroom lecture, presentation, demonstration, written examination and simulation exercises.
Topics covered in the course include Regulatory overview, Elements of emergency response plan, Local, state and federal response agencies and how they interface within the Incident Command System, Analyze hazardous materials, Plan response operations, Personal protective equipment, Safe work practices and Terminating HazMat incidents.
Hands-On Student Activities:
Students will engage in developing incident action plan and utilizing incident command workbooks to establish an incident command system for various types of emergencies.
All Emergency response personnel, including fire prevention, suppression, control and safety personnel.
Call for current pricing. Price includes lunch.
Minimum number of Participants: 6
NFPA 472 HazMat Operations level Certification is required
Submit certification with registration form
All courses are conducted at the Beaumont Emergency Services Training Complex (BEST Complex) located in Beaumont, Texas. The facility is designed to offer training for emergency services.
For the safety of our students and instructors, and for an uninterrupted course structure, guidelines have been set for course participation. Inability to meet prerequisites set by BEST Complex and Pro Board may result in incomplete training and therefore render participant ineligible to receive course Certificate of Completion.
Physical Condition of Student:
All students must arrive for training free of any condition, physical or other that would prevent them from actively participating in all course activities. Due to the strenuous work requirements in some areas, we strongly recommend that each student secure a professional evaluation of their physical condition before enrollment.
Financial Responsibility for Medical Treatment:
Payment for all medical care, first aid and related charges, if needed, will be the sole responsibility for the sponsoring corporation, business, organization or individual.
Fees paid for courses do not include lodging. Tuition must be paid prior to or on the first day of class unless your company has made other arrangements for payment. Prices for individual courses are subject to change without notice.
If an enrolled student is unable to attend, a substitute may be sent if that person is eligible under the conditions previously stated.
There may be cases where the desired course does not have the minimum number of attendees in order to hold the course. In such cases the course will be cancelled.
Level 1 (consists of)
- Full – length pants are required
- Short sleeves are allowed but sleeveless shirts are prohibited
- Closed – toed shoes are required