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

Scope of Training

This 40-hour, week long 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.

Region

Canada

Hours of Training

Course duration is 40 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
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