HazMat Incident Commander

Instructional Hours: 18.00

Course Objective: To provide students with the knowledge, skills and abilities to assume responsibility and make decisions relating to the management of a hazardous materials incident. Upon completion, students will be able to analyze a hazardous materials incident, develop an incident action plan, develop an effective NIMS/ICS organization, determine appropriate public protective actions, implement and coordinate response activities, evaluate and monitor progress and developments, and terminate the incident.

Course Description: Major topics covered in this course include hazardous materials management system; health and safety; incident management system; action plans, site management and control; problem identification; hazard and risk evaluation; personal protective equipment, information management and resource coordination; response objectives; decontamination management; and incident termination. Methods of instruction include lecture, discussion and team-focused practical exercises.

Successful Completion: Students must attend required classroom sessions, complete all assigned online and classroom activities and homework assignments, demonstrate proficiency in the practical skills evolutions and obtain a score of 70% or better on the final written and practical examinations. This course partially satisfies the professional certification requirements for Hazardous Materials Responder - Incident Commander.

Prerequisites

MFRI Hazardous Materials Operations (HM 102) or equivalent.

HazMat Incident Commander

Instructional Hours: 18.00
Start Date: 05-18-2021
End Date: 05-20-2021
First Class Time: 08:00 - 15:00
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Registration Open: 06-11-2020
Registration Close: 04-29-2021
MFRI Headquarters
HM-221-R002-2021
Register at: https://zone.mfri.org/register/HM-221-R002-2021
Coordinated by: Special Programs. For questions contact: specialprog@mfri.org
Start Date: 07-07-2021
End Date: 07-19-2021
First Class Time: 19:00 - 22:00
Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays
Registration Open: 12-08-2020
Registration Close: 06-18-2021
MFRI Southern Maryland Regional Training Center
HM-221-S006-2021
Register at: https://zone.mfri.org/register/HM-221-S006-2021
Coordinated by: Southern Maryland. For questions contact: smcontact@mfri.org

Class via Zoom. 7/10 0800-1600, 7/12 1900-2200, 7/15 1900-2200, 7/17 0800-1600, 7/19 1900 at SMRTC.