HAZ020 – 40.00 Hours

Schedule

Dates Location Class Price
Details 07/18/22 – 07/22/22 College Station, TX FP HAZ020 371 $920.00 Register
Details 09/19/22 – 09/23/22 College Station, TX FP HAZ020 364 $1100.00 Register
Details 10/24/22 – 10/28/22 College Station, TX FP HAZ020 365 $1100.00 Register
Details 12/05/22 – 12/09/22 College Station, TX FP HAZ020 366 $1100.00 Register

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.

Course Description

This course meets or exceeds the qualifications for National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 1072 Hazardous Materials / WMD Emergency Response Personnel Professional Qualifications Chapter 7, “Hazardous Materials Technician,” and Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) 1910.120 (q)(6)(iii) for Technician-level personnel.

Upon completion of this course you are eligible to take the National Board on Fire Service Professional Qualifications (Pro Board) written exam and skills testing.

Prerequisites

Pro Board Certification Requirements 

Participants pursuing Pro Board certification must provide proof of NFPA 1072 Chapter 5 Operations or NFPA 472 Core Competencies for Operation level responders (2002, 2008, or 2013 edition) dated prior to the last day of class. The documentation must meet the certification office requirements.

Course Completion Requirements

Course Attire/Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

  • For field exercise, participants must provide National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 1971 compliant PPE that meets the Level 2 requirements in the ESTI Student Safety Manual. Any gear found to be unsafe or not NFPA compliant will not be allowed on the field. The PPE includes: safety glasses, gloves, hard hat, and safety-toed boots.
  • Participants are required to participate in hands-on activities utilizing Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA) and therefore must be clean shaven while attending class. Facial hair must not be present where the SCBA mask seal contacts the skin. Mustaches and normal sideburns are permitted.
  • For classroom activities, participants must wear full length pants, closed-toe shoes, and short sleeve / long sleeve shirts (no sleeveless shirts).

Pro Board Certification Testing 

Participants are required to provide a photo ID at time of Pro Board testing.

Attendance Requirements

Class attendance is an essential part of the education process and participants in TEEX courses are expected to attend all class sessions and field exercises. This course requires participants to attend 100% of the class hours as a component of successful course completion and to sit for the Pro Board certification exam. 

Recommended

Physical Recommendation

Due to the strenuous nature of class activities, participants should secure a professional evaluation of their physical condition prior to enrolling in this course.

Topics

  • Analyze the incident
  • Collect and interpret hazard and response information
  • Determine scope of the problem
  • Describe type and extent of damage to containers
  • Predict the behavior of released materials and containers
  • Estimate the size of endangered area
  • Plan a response
  • Describe response objectives and options
  • Select Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for action options
  • Select technical decontamination process
  • Develop a site safety plan
  • Implement the response
  • Perform duties of Hazmat position within Incident Command Systems (ICS)
  • Don, doff, and work in Technician-level PPE
  • Perform Offensive control options
  • Perform decon functions
  • Evaluate effectiveness of control functions
  • Evaluate effectiveness of decon
  • Terminating the Incident
  • Incident debrief and critique
  • Reports and documentation
  • A, B, & C Chlorine Kits
  • MC306/406 Dome Clamp with Grounding and Bonding
  • Level A Dress out with Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA)
  • Drum leak repair and overpacking
  • Instrumentation laboratory

Suggested Audience

Personnel who respond to emergencies involving Hazardous Materials (HazMat)/Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) for the purpose of analyzing the incident, selecting appropriate PPE and decontamination procedures, and implementing action options to mitigate the incident.

Continuing Education And Professional Credits

Note: Live Online Instructor-Led (webinar) courses are not eligible for TCOLE credit.

  • 4.0 IACET CEUs
  • Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE)
  • ACE American Council on Education (ACE)
  • Pro Board

Other Information

Class Location and Travel Information

Classes are conducted at Brayton Fire Training Field

1595 Nuclear Science Road

College Station, Texas

The Bryan-College Station Convention and Visitors Bureau maintains a list of local hotels

Annual Fire Training School Information

If you are attending this course as part of TEEX’s Texas Annual Fire Training School, you need to be aware of the following additional information:

Annual Fire Training School Registration Requirements

Annual Schools require that you use the online registration system.

We have streamlined the process for payment via Texas A&M Forest Service funding (H.B. 2604 or TIFMAS Grant Assistance Program). Before you register for a course, you must attain approval from the Texas A&M Forest Service for training tuition. On your approval letter, there will be a voucher approval number. Each student approved for tuition grant assistance will need this number.

Register for your course through your TEEX student portal. On the payment section, choose “Purchase Order” and enter the “VFDE” number (for example “E123456”). If your department was approved for multiple students, each student up to the maximum approved in the training tuition request may use the same VFDE number. If the total amount due is greater than the total amount allowed by the tuition voucher, the individual/department will be responsible for the difference. You are no longer required to email or fax the approval letter to TEEX/ESTI unless it is specifically requested by TEEX staff. 

If you are using a standard Purchase Order, complete online registration and send a copy of PO documentation within 48 hours.

The PO contact email needs to be either yourself or a responsible person within your organization.

A new data field has been added to the payment process. The Tax ID (Tax Payer ID, EIN or FEIN) will be the number assigned to your organization. The field is required and needs to be in the following format: xx-xxxxxxx.

Annual Fire Training School Late Registration

The full rate will be applied after the early-bird registration deadline.

Contact Information

Nick Hickson

Training Manager
Phone: (979) 458-3640 | Toll-Free: (866) 878-8900
Email: nicholas.hickson@teex.tamu.edu

Payment Info

  • Credit Card – Complete online registration or call (979) 845-2130.
  • Purchase Order – Complete online registration and send a copy of PO documentation within 48 hours.

Policies

TEEX Policies
TEEX Participant Handbook

Participants are required to follow the guidelines in the ESTI Student Safety Manual.

Pro Board testing policies, including ADA accommodations.

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