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The purpose of the Hazardous Materials Technician course is to provide for the student already trained at the Hazardous Materials Awareness and Operations level emergency responders with the knowledge and skills to meet the minimum job performance requirements as outlined in NFPA 472. Candidates must demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to safely and effectively identify hazardous materials make the necessary notifications, perform scene isolation, public protection actions and defensive control measures at hazardous materials incidents, identify chemical and physical properties, toxicology; recognition and identification of hazardous materials; laws, regulations, and standards, information resources; personal protective equipment; detection devices, hazard and risk assessment, and decontamination; drum handling, damage assessment and tactical considerations, and leak control; handling cylinder emergencies, drum sampling, and terminating the incident; and required documentation.
Upcoming Fire Classes
The Working Engine
Instructor: Nicholas Kieta, Firefighter, South Bend Fire Department Andrew Semethy, Crown Point Fire Department Brian William, South Bend Fire Description: The Two Day Course, The Working Engine is a true 16 hours of Hands-on Training focused on maximizing an engine company’s efficiency on the fireground regardless of staffing. By utilizing a mix of classic and modern engine techniques instructors will provide a systematic approach to aggressively accomplish the three most critical tasks on the fire ground, Extinguishment, Search and Ventilation. Topics covered include,…