Hazardous Materials/WMD Operations
NFPA Standard: NFPA 1072, 2017, Chapter 5, 6.2, 6.6
Accredited: IFSAC: Yes, ProBoard: Yes
Prerequisites: Hazardous Materials - Awareness, Practical
Description: Operations level responders are those persons who respond to hazardous materials/WMD incidents for the purpose of protecting nearby persons, the environment, or property from the effects of the release. They should be trained to respond in a defensive fashion to control the release from a safe distance and keep it from spreading.
Requirements for Certification: Candidates shall be at least 18 years of age. Complete a practical skills examination with a “Passing” score. Complete 100 question written exam with a passing score of 70% or higher.