This course is designed to provide a student with skills necessary to perform at the Hazardous Material Operations level.
Students will receive classroom training and skills. Areas covered include: site control, identification of the problem, risk evaluation, PPE, decontamination (emergency and mass decon), monitoring, terrorism and WMD.
REQUIRED TEXTBOOKS: Hazardous Materials Awareness and Operations, 3rd edition. This book will be available for purchase during class, approximately cost is $115. The book, Current Emergency Response Guide, will be provided at no charge.
Bring to Class:
This course is open to employees of Elk River, Princeton and Baldwin fire departments.
SPECIAL NOTICE: You must have full NFPA compliant turnout, NFPA compliant SCBA, SCBA Fit Test and current respirator medical evaluation. *Chiefs may have the authority to supplement compliant turnout. If you need turnout gear, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for gear leasing options.
You will need Internet connection and an email address. Approximately one day prior to the start of class, you will receive a username, password, and login instructions via email to access the Navigate2 Advantage system for coursework and chats.
The written and practical exam will be held Saturday, February 18, 8 AM - 4:30 PM.
Registration Cutoff Date:
Dates & Times:
1/23/2023 6:00PM - 10:00PM
1/25/2023 6:00PM - 10:00PM
1/30/2023 6:00PM - 10:00PM
2/1/2023 6:00PM - 10:00PM
2/6/2023 6:00PM - 10:00PM
2/8/2023 6:00PM - 10:00PM
2/13/2023 6:00PM - 10:00PM
2/15/2023 6:00PM - 10:00PM