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H-307 - NFPA 472 Product Control

This course meets or exceeds the NFPA 472 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.

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.Note: The host will provide a secure location with a water source for outdoor activities and a classroom location of suitable size for lecture. Host must  arrange to have a pumper truck available to flow water through a foam set-up.

To receive full benefits from these courses, it is recommended that it be taught at an approved fire training facility. All HMEP Hazardous Material Courses offered through TDEM are compliant with OSHA 29CFR 1910.120, EPA 40CFR Part 311, NFPA Standard 472 and qualify for TCLOSE credit.

*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 travel, lodging and/or per diem reimbursement to attend HMEP funded classes. A requester will need the support of your supervisor to receive funding.

Due to the nature of Hazardous Material training, you may be required to perform some physically strenuous activities for this class which may include wearing PPE. Therefore, we recommend all students have a current physical examination prior to class start date. To receive full benefits from these courses, it is recommended that it be taught at an approved fire training facility.

Course Objectives:

  1. Describe each of the various spill control tactics. [NFPA® 472,,,,]
  2. Perform absorption/adsorption. [NFPA® 472,; Skill Sheet 10-1]
  3. Perform damming operations. [NFPA® 472,; Skill Sheet 10-2]
  4. Perform diking operations. [NFPA® 472,; Skill Sheet 10-3]
  5. Perform diversion operations. [NFPA® 472,; Skill Sheet 10-4]
  6. Perform retention operations. [NFPA® 472; Skill Sheet 10-5]
  7. Perform vapor suppression. [NFPA® 472, Skill Sheet 10-6]
  8. Perform vapor dispersion. [NFPA® 472,; Skill Sheet 10-7]
  9.  Perform dilution operations. [NFPA® 472,; Skill Sheet 10-8]
  10. Discuss leak control. [NFPA® 472,,]
  11. Perform remote valve shutoff. [NFPA® 472,; Skill Sheet 10-9]
  12. Explain fire control.

How this course is offered:
Delivery at a location designated by the requesting jurisdiction. This class is offered through TDEM HazMat Preparedness Group 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”.

Prerequisites & Other Information:

Proof of completion of training for all competencies at the Operations level NFPA 472 Chapter 5 Core Competencies for Operations Level Responders and Chapter 6.2 Competencies for Operational Level Responders Assigned Mission Specific Responsibilities.

No tuition is charged.

Course Specifics

Hours: 8.00
Provider: TDEM - Hazmat
Sponsor: N/A
Disciplines: Fire Service
Public Works

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