Operational Level Response To HazMat/WMD Incidents: TEEX (PER-212)


  • Bergen County, NJ

The Texas Engineering Extension Service (TEEX), a member of the National Domestic Preparedness Consortium (NDPC), will be instructing the 3-day course, "Operational Level Response To HazMat/WMD Incidents" (PER-212).

COST: None, but please preregister as seating is limited.

DESCRIPTION

This three-day course focuses on the unique response and personal protection challenges that responders face during a Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD)/terrorist incident or a Hazardous Materials (HazMat) incident. The Operations-level training prepares emergency responders from all disciplines to recognize and identify hazardous material and to mitigate a HazMat incident by preventing further contamination of people, property, and the environment. PER212 is based on National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 472 (2008 ed.) consensus standard Operations-level core competencies and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) mission-specific competency, as well as Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) 29 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) 1910.120 and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) (40 CFR Part 311) response regulations.

TARGET AUDIENCE

Emergency Management, Emergency Medical Services, Fire Service, Law Enforcement, Health Care, Public Health, Public Safety Communications.

REGISTRATION/POINT OF CONTACT

For questions or registration, please email the point of contact Kevin Harnett at kjphartnett@msn.com or call 201-960-8584.