Hazardous Materials Incident Commander
The purpose of this program is to identify emergency
service personnel who demonstrate competency in the performance
requirements necessary to perform the duties of a firefighter. The NFPA
472 Standard for Competence of Responders to Hazardous Materials/Weapons
of Mass Destruction Incidents identifies the minimum competence for a
responder at the Incident Commander level.
A person certified at the
Hazardous Material Incident Commander level will have demonstrated
competency in the necessary knowledge and skills, to assume
responsibility and make decisions relating to the management of a
hazardous materials incident and shall meet the competencies at the
awareness and operations level.
Information on the certification testing
process, pre-requisites, and study guide information can be obtained
from the candidate handbook and application.
PLEASE NOTE: All certification applications must be typed using the PDF fillable document.