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Prepare to respond to hazardous materials and weapons of mass destruction (WMD) incidents. This new edition provides first responders with information to take appropriate initial actions at WMD incidents and hazardous materials spills or releases. The focus is detailed information about hazardous materials initial operations.
NFPA 1072, Standard for Hazardous Materials/Weapons of Mass Destruction Emergency Response Personnel Professional Qualifications, 2017 Edition
Mission-Specific Competencies from NFPA 1072:
Key Features of the Text
40 skill sheets are provided at the end of chapters to provide step-by-step instructions to perform crucial skills.
Correlation to JPRs from NFPSA 1072 and NFPA 472 in Appendix A.
The 4th edition of Hazardous Materials for First Responders is written for emergency first responders who are mandated by law and/or called upon by necessity to prepare for and respond to hazardous materials and weapons of mass destruction (WMD) incidents. It serves as a primary text for personnel seeking to meet the requirements of NFPA® 472, Standard for Professional Competence of Responders to Hazardous Materials/Weapons of Mass Destruction Incidents (2008 edition) for Awareness-Level, Operations-Level, and Mission-Specific competencies.
The purpose of this book is to provide first responders with the information they need to take appropriate initial actions at WMD incidents and hazardous materials spills or releases. Its scope is limited to giving detailed information about initial operations. Learning objectives are provided at the beginning of each chapter to assist the reader in focusing on the appropriate topic and knowledge and review questions are located at the end of each chapter. Skill sheets are provided at the end of many chapters to provide step-by-step instructions on how to perform crucial skills and activities.
The book is divided into three parts designed to meet the competencies of NFPA® 472. The first three chapters address Awareness-Level competencies. The next four chapters address Operations core competencies. The last seven chapters address Mission-Specific competencies.
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This self-study guide is a supplement to the 4th edition of Hazardous Materials for First Responders manual. The questions are designed to help students remember information and to make them think. The guide contains hundreds of multiple choice questions. The answers, found in the back of the self-study guide, are listed by chapter. Each answer is referenced to the Hazardous Materials for First Responders (4th edition) manual page on which the answer can be found.
This electronic self-study guide allows students to proceed through the questions in random order, find out immediately whether his or her answer is correct or wrong, and be referred to the source for the correct answer if necessary. All questions are in the multiple-choice format, which provides good practice for civil service and certification examinations. At the end of each session, the program provides a review sheet and allows students to retake any missed questions. Each time the student goes through the program, the questions are rearranged randomly so that no two sessions are identical.
Requires a Microsoft-supported version of Windows and the Adobe Flash Player, which is available as a free download.
This package includes:
Requires a Microsoft-supported version of Windows and the Adobe Flash® Player, which is available as a free download.
The course workbook is intended as a study aid for students using the Hazardous Materials for First Responders (4th edition) as part of a class. The use of this workbook will help improve student performances. Instructors may choose to integrate these workbook activities into their classes or use them as homework assignments or pre-course work. Different types of questions and activities are used to reinforce different learning styles. References to page numbers are included in the workbook so students can use the product as a self-study tool by referring to the manual for correct answers. The answer key, however, is included with the instructor's curriculum materials where students cannot obtain access.
More visually stimulating and interactive - The new style emphasizes graphics by decreasing text on PowerPoint® slides and in some cases, using interactive flash objects. This emphasis adds opportunity for real life illustration and the ability to discuss concepts more concretely. More interaction during instructional time. The new style incorporates review questions and learning activities into instructional time. The review and discussion questions are sequenced to encourage student participation, both individually and as a class. More content driven. The new style uses a graphics based PowerPoint® delivery. This allows students to focus on the ideas and content being delivered, not just the words projected onto the screen.The curriculum on USB Flash Drive includes the following:
This curriculum is customizable to meet local needs. All the files are in Microsoft Word® or PowerPoint® to facilitate customization. Local jurisdictions can modify the curriculum to meet their specific needs. You may print out copies of student materials such as the assignment sheets, skills sheets, and tests.
Windows® compatible only.
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The Hazardous Materials for First Responders Instructor Resource Kit (4th edition) provides the resources needed to teach courses that use the Hazardous Materials for First Responders (4th edition) manual.
The kit includes: