FIREĀ 0173. Hazardous Materials - Incident Commander

Units: 0.5
Formerly known as FIRE 0202
Prerequisite: Completion of FIRE 241 with grade of "C" or better or a certified Hazardous Materials First Responder Operational course; and I-100 (Basic Incident Command System) or equivalent as determined by the Fire Technology Program Coordinator
Hours: 16 lecture
Recommended for fire service professionals; provides information needed to assume control of an emergency response to a hazardous materials incident. Focuses on how to assess hazards, manage risk, comply with legal requirements and implement protective actions. Instructional methods include class activities, case studies, and table top exercises with emphasis on hands-on decision making. (not transferable)