Hazardous Materials/WMD – Incident Commander
This course is based on NFPA 1072: Standard for Hazardous Materials/Weapons of Mass Destruction Emergency Response Personnel Professional Qualifications. This course supplies the Incident Commander with the knowledge and skills to perform his/her role as the person responsible for all decisions relating to the management of the incident at releases or potential releases of hazardous materials. The candidate will learn about personal protective clothing, decontamination, branch functions with the Incident Management System, and the overall tactics to properly mitigate a hazardous materials incident.
18 years of age; (Pro Board or IFSAC) Certfied Hazardous Materials – Awareness and Operations, or Alabama Certified Fire Fighter I or Volunteer Fire Fighter
Instate Cost: 265
Out of State Cost: 510
Required: Laptop with Windows, Microsoft Office with PowerPoint, and PDF capability