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Hazardous Materials Incident Commander


PURPOSE

The purpose of this program is to identify emergency service personnel who demonstrate competency in the performance requirements necessary to perform the duties of a firefighter. The NFPA 472 Standard for Competence of Responders to Hazardous Materials/Weapons of Mass Destruction Incidents identifies the minimum competence for a responder at the Incident Commander level. A person certified at the Hazardous Material Incident Commander level will have demonstrated competency in the necessary knowledge and skills, to assume responsibility and make decisions relating to the management of a hazardous materials incident and shall meet the competencies at the awareness and operations level. Information on the certification testing process, pre-requisites and study guide information can be obtained from the Candidate Handbook and Application.

Application
Skill Sheets
Candidate Handbook