Course content: This course meets or exceeds the NFPA 1072 Chapter 6.6 Mission Specific Competencies Product Control Standard for competence of Responders to Hazardous Materials/Weapons of Mass Destruction Incidents for Operations level personnel. Participants will be able to objectively demonstrate competency in the following areas:
- Plan the response
- Describe control options for HazMat incidents
- Describe control options for flammable liquid and flammable gas incidents
- Implement the response
Instructor Staff: One (1) Lead Instructor, one (1) Technician
Number of Students: 12 minimum and 30 maximum
Who should Attend: Personnel trained to the operations level who is assigned to implement product control measures at a HazMat/WMD incident.
*Rural County Host: If you are hosting a class in a rural county (population 150,000 or less) you may not be required to meet the “minimum number of students” for this class. Rural County Residents may be eligible for lodging reimbursement to attend HMEP funded classes. A requester will need the support of your supervisor to receive funding. Contact the HMEP Training Officer with questions at TechHaz@tdem.texas.gov or 512-424-0052.
Host facility: The host facility will provide a secure location with a water source for outdoor activities and a classroom location of suitable size for lecture.
How this course is offered: Delivery at a location designated by the requesting jurisdiction. This class is offered through TDEM's Technological Hazards Unit as an onsite delivery. They are an open enrollment with the approval of TDEM. If you are a County Judge; Emergency Management Coordinator; Fire or Police Chief; Public Works Trainer, Training Coordinator or Officer then register as a Training Coordinator. After you have registered as a Training Coordinator then click the link below “Training Coordinators can request this course by completing the Host Planning Sheet”.
-Proof of completion of training for all competencies at the Operations level NFPA 1072 Chapter 5 Core Competencies for Operations Level Responders and Chapter 6.2 Competencies for Operational Level Responders Assigned Mission Specific Responsibilities.