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NFPA 472 Hazardous Materials Incident Command Training

HAZ008  - 16.00 Hours


Start Date

End Date


Class Number

8/11/14 8/12/14 College Station, TX USA FP HAZ008 199 enroll  
12/15/14 12/16/14 College Station, TX USA FP HAZ008 200 enroll  

This schedule is subject to change without notice. If you have not received confirmation of the class prior to the class start,
please contact the division at (866) 878-8900 or esti@teex.tamu.edu to get the latest schedule.


This course meets or exceeds the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 472 Standard for Competence of Responders to Hazardous Materials/Weapons of Mass Destruction Incidents Chapter 8, “Competencies for Incident Commanders,” and Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) 1910.120 (q)(6)(iv) for Incident Command-level personnel.
Participants who successfully complete the course and pass the required written and skills tests receive a National Board on Fire Service Professional Qualifications (Pro Board) certification.


There are no prerequisites for this class


  • Analyze the incident
  • Plan a response
  • Approve response objectives and options
  • Approve Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for action options
  • Develop an Incident Action Plan (IAP
  • Develop a site safety plan
  • Implement the response
  • Implement Incident Command Systems (ICS)
  • Direct resources
  • Information transfer
  • Evaluate effectiveness of control functions
  • Evaluate effectiveness of decon
  • Terminating the incident
  • Incident debrief and critique
  • Reports and documentation
  • Transfer of Command


Personnel who respond to emergencies involving Hazardous Materials (HazMat)/Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) as an Incident Commander and who will be responsible for all incident activities, including the development of strategies and tactics and the ordering and release of resources.


Proof of completion of training for all competencies at the Operations Level (NFPA 472 Chapter 5 Core Competencies)
Personal Protective Equipment
This course requires PPE Level 1 as described in the Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service (TEEX) Student Safety Manual. All students are required to follow this manual at all times.
You must wear regular work attire for training activities and classroom sessions. You may not wear shorts, sleeveless shirts, or open-toed shoes to any class or field activity.

Education Credits

Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE)

16.00 Pro Board

1.60 CEU

Contact Information

Elizabeth Morris

HazMat Training Manager

Phone: (979) 458-3640

Other Information

Courses will begin at 8 a.m. on the first day of class unless other arrangements have been made.

You can use the online registration link (above) or use our registration form . The document will open in a new window. Please fill it out, print it, and fax it to (979) 458-4368.

For responders in the state of Texas, this course is also available at no cost through the Texas Division of Emergency Management.





Course dates and fees are subject to change without notice.
Fees must be paid prior to or on the first day of class unless other arrangements have been made. Fees do not include lodging or meals.

The TEEX Transfer and Cancellation Policy will apply. Click here to view the policy.

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