About This Course
Our CSTI HAZMAT Incident Commander Training 16-Hour classroom course is designed for persons who assume command of HAZMAT emergencies, taken over from the First Responder on scene. This course provides the training needed in order to take control of HAZMAT incidents and the working Incident Command System (ICS). The training includes learning the practical and legal requirements, and also provides decision-making training, through tabletop exercises, case studies, and class activities.
HAZMAT Incident Commanders are required to be trained in accordance with OSHA HAZWOPER regulation 29 CFR 1910.120(q), and also must have annual refresher training of sufficient content and duration to maintain responder competencies. This course complies with the HAZMAT Incident Commander training requirements under Fed-OSHA, Cal-OSHA, and NFPA 472.
This CSTI 16 Hour HAZMAT Incident Commander course, when combined with the below prerequisite courses, meet the 24 hour training level requirement for HAZMAT Incident Commander.
- First Responder Operations (If needed, can be taken online or in the classroom)
- ICS-100 (Can be taken for free at fema.gov)
Find additional information on OSHA HAZMAT Training Requirements.