NFPA Standard: NFPA 1072, 2017 Edition, Chapter 7
Accredited: IFSAC & ProBoard
Prerequisites: Hazardous Materials Awareness, Hazardous Materials Operations, Practical
Description: The hazardous materials technician is the person who responds to hazardous materials/WMD incidents using a risk-based response process by which he/she analyzes a problem involving hazardous materials/WMD, selects applicable decontamination procedures, and controls a release using specialized protective clothing and control equipment, upon completion of the incident terminates the incident following industry accepted practices, documents the incident while maintaining scene control and safety.
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.