Emergency Responder, Incident Commander

HAZWOPER, Emergency Responder, Incident Commander

About the Program

This course is designed to meet the requirements for Level 5 Incident Commander under the OSHA 29 CFR 1910.120 section Q. Course includes lectures, exercises and field work. Topics include all listed under the 24-Hour Technician course plus FEMA Incident Commander courses ICS 100 and ICS 200.

This class requires the 8-Hour Operations training as a prerequisite. Learn more about that course here

Key Objectives

  • Potential incident outcomes
  • Risk assessment
  • Hazardous substance identification
  • Decontamination procedures
  • Appropriate communications and additional resources
  • Implement employer’s incident command system
  • Implement employer’s emergency response plan
  • Implement local emergency response plan
  • Understand the state emergency response plan and
  • How to access the Federal Regional Response Team