In accordance with the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 472-2013

Scope of Training

This 24-hour course is designed to provide emergency first responders with basic competencies to conduct defensive operations against a hazardous material incident in order to minimize the impact of and risk to human health.



Hours of Training

Course duration is 24 hours.

Learning Competencies

    • Personal Protective Equipment
    • Identify and survey hazardous material
    • Characteristics of hazardous materials
    • Lifespan of an incident
    • Decontamination of victims and responders
    • Basic Incident Command