Illinois Fire Service Institute

 

Hazardous Materials Technician B : 40 Hours

Student Fee

Class specific

Course Description

This course is FEMA approved and may also eligible for certification with ProBoard. This course prepares local responders to operate as a team within the NIMS at a CBRNE (Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, or Explosive) WMD Event. Statewide WMD Response: Technician “A” and “B” are required to satisfy the Technician level of NFPA 472. Students are trained to meet the following performance requirements: know NIMS and Unified Command; know self protection measures and rescue and evacuation procedures for WMD. Students are trained to mitigate incidents involving hazardous materials. Students will show an understanding of monitoring, detection, and basic skills needed to evaluate and work at an incident such as, identifying basic hazard and risk assessment techniques; selecting and using proper personal protective equipment. Students will demonstrate an understanding of relevant standard operating guidelines and termination procedures for incidents involving the release of hazardous materials and/or CBRNE agents.


Syllabus

  Syllabus - Hazardous Materials Technician B.pdf

This course is part of the following Programs

  • hazardous materials
  • nfa-endorsed

Prerequisites:

  • Hazardous Materials Technician A

IFSI prerequisites are based on Illinois and NFPA standards. Equivalencies from other agencies will be reviewed upon request.


If you have specific questions about this course contact CHRISTOPHER DOWNEY

If you are interested in having this course taught in your area, contact your regional representative or CHRISTOPHER DOWNEY .

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Applicable Credits

As of 09/22/2017

CFR

U.S. Department of Labor, Code of Federal Regulations: Labor 29 CFR 1910.120. Washington, D.C., Office of the Federal Register, National Archives and Records Administration, 1996.
U.S. Department of Labor, Code of Federal Regulations: Transportation 49 CFR Parts 100 to 77. Washington, D.C., Office of the Federal Register, National Archives and Records Administration, 1995.

FEMA Approved

This course has FEMA approval

NFA Endorsed

Hours: 40 This course is endorsed by the National Fire Academy and is eligible for a dual certificate.

NFPA

National Fire Protection Association Standards 472 Professional Competence
of Responders to Hazardous Materials Incidents, 2002.

NIMS Compliant

This course is NIMS compliant.

OSFM Certification

Hazardous Materials Technician B

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