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Incident Command

This 24-hour class is designed to provide the Incident Commander with the skills and knowledge of how to manage a hazardous materials incident. This class meets 29 CFR 1910.120(q) and NFPA 472 2018 Chapter 8 for the Incident Commander for a Hazardous Materials Incident. The student must be certified in First Responder Operational Level. These are people who will manage or participate in the management of a hazardous materials incident. The following information will be stressed using classroom and tabletop exercises. 1. Know and be able to implement the employer's incident command system. 2. Know how to implement the employer's emergency response plan. 3. Know and understand the hazards and risks associated with employees working in chemical protective clothing. 4. Know how to implement the local emergency response plan. 5. Know of the state emergency response plan and of the Federal Regional Response Team. 6. Know and understand the importance of decontamination procedures.