NFPA® 472 Standard for Competence of Responders to Hazardous Materials/Weapons of Mass Destruction Incidents 2013 Edition

Chapter 1 Administration
1.1 Scope
1.2 Purpose
1.3 Application
Chapter 2 Referenced Publications
2.1 General
2.2 NFPA Publications
2.3 Other Publications
2.4 References for Extracts in Mandatory Sections (Reserved)
Chapter 3 Definitions
3.1 General
3.2 NFPA Official Definitions
3.3 General Definitions
3.4 Operations Level Responders Definitions
Chapter 4 Competencies for Awareness Level Personnel
4.1 General
4.2 Competencies — Analyzing the Incident
4.3 Competencies — Planning the Response (Reserved)
4.4 Competencies — Implementing the Planned Response
4.5 Competencies — Evaluating Progress (Reserved)
4.6 Competencies — Terminating the Incident (Reserved)
Chapter 5 Core Competencies for Operations Level Responders
5.1 General
5.2 Core Competencies — Analyzing the Incident
5.3 Core Competencies — Planning the Response
5.4 Core Competencies — Implementing the Planned Response
5.5 Core Competencies — Evaluating Progress
5.6 Competencies — Terminating the Incident (Reserved)
Chapter 6 Competencies for Operations Level Responders Assigned Mission-Specific Responsibilities
6.1 General
6.2 Mission-Specific Competencies: Personal Protective Equipment
6.3 Mission-Specific Competencies: Mass Decontamination
6.4 Mission-Specific Competencies: Technical Decontamination
6.5 Mission-Specific Competencies: Evidence Preservation and Sampling
6.6 Mission-Specific Competencies: Product Control
6.7 Mission-Specific Competencies: Air Monitoring and Sampling
6.8 Mission-Specific Competencies: Victim Rescue and Recovery
6.9 Mission-Specific Competencies: Response to Illicit Laboratory Incidents
6.10 Mission-Specific Competencies: Disablement/Disruption of Improvised Explosives Devices (IEDs), Improvised WMD Dispersal Devices, and Operations at Improvised Explosives Laboratories
Chapter 7 Competencies for Hazardous Materials Technicians
7.1 General
7.2 Competencies — Analyzing the Incident
7.3 Competencies — Planning the Response
7.4 Competencies — Implementing the Planned Response
7.5 Competencies — Evaluating Progress
7.6 Competencies — Terminating the Incident
Chapter 8 Competencies for Incident Commanders
8.1 General
8.2 Competencies — Analyzing the Incident
8.3 Competencies — Planning the Response
8.4 Competencies — Implementing the Planned Response
8.5 Competencies — Evaluating Progress
8.6 Competencies — Terminating the Incident
Chapter 9 Competencies for Specialist Employees
9.1 General
9.2 Specialist Employee C
9.3 Specialist Employee B
9.4 Specialist Employee A
Chapter 10 Competencies for Hazardous Materials Officers
10.1 General
10.2 Competencies — Analyzing the Incident
10.3 Competencies — Planning the Response
10.4 Competencies — Implementing the Planned Response
10.5 Competencies — Evaluating Progress
10.6 Competencies — Terminating the Incident
Chapter 11 Competencies for Hazardous Materials Safety Officers
11.1 General
11.2 Competencies — Analyzing the Incident
11.3 Competencies — Planning the Response
11.4 Competencies — Implementing the Planned Response
11.5 Competencies — Evaluating Progress
11.6 Competencies — Terminating the Incident
Chapter 12 Competencies for Hazardous Materials Technicians with a Tank Car Specialty
12.1 General
12.2 Competencies — Analyzing the Incident
12.3 Competencies — Planning the Response
12.4 Competencies — Implementing the Planned Response
Chapter 13 Competencies for Hazardous Materials Technicians with a Cargo Tank Specialty
13.1 General
13.2 Competencies — Analyzing the Incident
13.3 Competencies — Planning the Response
13.4 Competencies — Implementing the Planned Response
Chapter 14 Competencies for Hazardous Materials Technicians with an Intermodal Tank Specialty
14.1 General
14.2 Competencies — Analyzing the Incident
14.3 Competencies — Planning the Response
14.4 Competencies — Implementing the Planned Response
Chapter 15 Competencies for Hazardous Materials Technicians with a Marine Tank and Non-Tank Vessel Specialty
15.1 General
15.2 Competencies — Analyzing the Incident
15.3 Competencies — Planning the Response
15.4 Competencies — Implementing the Planned Response.
Chapter 16 Competencies for Hazardous Materials Technicians with a Flammable Liquids Bulk Storage Specialty
16.1 General
16.2 Competencies — Analyzing the Incident
16.3 Competencies — Planning the Response
16.4 Competencies — Implementing the Planned Response
Chapter 17 Competencies for Hazardous Materials Technicians with a Flammable Gases Bulk Storage Specialty
17.1 General
17.2 Competencies — Analyzing the Incident
17.3 Competencies — Planning the Response
17.4 Competencies — Implementing the Planned Response
Chapter 18 Competencies for the Hazardous Materials Technician with a Radioactive Material Specialty
18.1 General
18.2 Competencies — Analyzing the Incident
18.3 Competencies — Planning the Response
18.4 Competencies — Implementing the Planned Response
Annex A Explanatory Material
Annex B Competencies for Operations Level Responders Assigned Biological Agent–Specific Tasks
Annex C Competencies for Operations Level Responders Assigned Chemical Agent–Specific Tasks
Annex D Competencies for Operations Level Responders Assigned Radiological Agent–Specific Tasks
Annex E Overview of Responder Levels and Tasks at Hazardous Materials/WMD Incidents
Annex F Definitions of Hazardous Materials
Annex G UN/DOT Hazard Classes and Divisions
Annex H Informational References
Index