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NFPA 472

Standard for Competence of Responders to Hazardous Materials/Weapons of Mass Destruction Incidents

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Organization: NFPA
Publication Date: 1 January 2013
Status: inactive
Page Count: 105
scope:

This standard shall identify the minimum levels of competence required by responders to emergencies involving hazardous materials/weapons of mass destruction (WMD).

This standard shall apply to any individual or member of any organization who responds to hazardous materials/ WMD incidents.

This standard shall cover the competencies for awareness level personnel, operations level responders, hazardous materials technicians, incident commanders, hazardous materials officers, hazardous materials safety officers, and other specialist employees.

Purpose.

The purpose of this standard shall be to specify minimum competencies required for those who respond to hazardous materials/WMD incidents and necessary for a riskbased response to these incidents.

The competencies contained herein shall help reduce the numbers of accidents, injuries, and illnesses during response to hazardous materials/WMD incidents and shall help prevent exposure to hazardous materials/WMD, thus reducing the possibility of fatalities, illness, and disabilities to emergency response personnel.

Application. It shall not be the intent of this standard to restrict any jurisdiction from exceeding these minimum requirements.

Document History

January 1, 2018
Standard for Competence of Responders to Hazardous Materials/Weapons of Mass Destruction Incidents
This standard shall identify the minimum levels of competence required by responders to emergencies involving hazardous materials/weapons of mass destruction (WMD). This standard shall apply to any...
NFPA 472
January 1, 2013
Standard for Competence of Responders to Hazardous Materials/Weapons of Mass Destruction Incidents
This standard shall identify the minimum levels of competence required by responders to emergencies involving hazardous materials/weapons of mass destruction (WMD). This standard shall apply to any...
January 1, 2008
Standard for Competence of Responders to Hazardous Materials/Weapons of Mass Destruction Incidents
This standard shall identify the levels of competence required of responders to hazardous materials incidents. This standard shall cover the competencies for first responders at the awareness level,...
January 31, 2002
Standard for Professional Competence of Responders to Hazardous Materials Incidents
This standard shall identify the levels of competence required of responders to hazardous materials incidents. This standard shall cover the competencies for first responders at the awareness level,...
472
February 7, 1997
Standard for Professional Competence of Responders to Hazardous Materials Incidents
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January 1, 1992
Standard for Professional Competence of Responders to Hazardous Materials Incidents
A description is not available for this item.
472
February 6, 1989
STANDARD FOR PROFESSIONAL COMPETENCE OF RESPONDERS TO HAZARDOUS MATERIALS INCIDENTS
A description is not available for this item.

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