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HAZWOPER (Hazardous Waste Operations & Emergency Response) - Incident Commander

Purpose

Incident Commanders, who will assume control of the incident scene beyond the First Responder Level, will be trained to understand all facets of Hazardous Materials Emergencies. In addition to the topics participants will receive in the Awareness, Operations, or Technician Level courses, participants will learn:

Topics

  • Incident Command System
  • Implement the Employer’s Emergency Response Program
  • Hazard and Risk Assessment
  • Learn how to Implement Local Emergency Response Plans
  • Study of the State Emergency Response Plan and of the Federal Regional Response Team
  • Decontamination Procedures