8-Hour On Scene Incident Commander

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Class Hours: 8
Regulation(s): 29CFR 1910.120 (q)(6)(v)
Course Code: IC


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Open Enrollment Seminars

This class is not scheduled for any upcomming seminars. It is available for On-Site Training; Call or E-mail us to schedule a seminar.

Course Regulation

29 CFR 1910.120:
  • (q)(6): Training. Training shall be based on the duties and function to be performed by each responder of an emergency response organization. The skill and knowledge levels required for all new responders, those hired after the effective date of this standard, shall be conveyed to them through training before they are permitted to take part in actual emergency operations on an incident. Employees who participate, or are expected to participate, in emergency response, shall be given training in accordance with the following paragraphs:
  • (q)(6)(v): On Scene Incident Commander. Incident commanders, who will assume control of the incident scene beyond the first responder awareness level, shall receive at least 24 hours of training equal to the first responder operations level and in addition have competency in specific areas (q)(6)(v)(A) - (q)(6)(v)(F) and the employer shall so certify.

The Following Topics are Covered in this Course

  • Regulations Overview
  • Elements Of A Site Safety Plan
  • Using Reference Materials
  • Hazard Assessment
  • OSHA Standard 1910.146
  • Medical Monitoring
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Site Control Procedures
  • Decontamination Techniques
  • Company Specific Program Review
  • Course Review And Final Test
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On-Site Training

New Environment, Inc. offers On-Site Training for this course, call or E-mail us to schedule this course.

Individual Products

Instructor Materials

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8-Hour On Scene Incident Commander Lesson Plan

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The Following Topics are Covered in this Course
  • Regulations Overview
  • Elements Of A Site Safety Plan
  • Using Reference Materials
  • Hazard Assessment
  • OSHA Standard 1910.146
  • Medical Monitoring
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Site Control Procedures
  • Decontamination Techniques
  • Company Specific Program Review
  • Course Review And Final Test


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Student Materials

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8-Hour On Scene Incident Commander Student Classroom Material

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Student Material Includes:
  • Student Background Survey
  • Student Classroom Workbook
  • 20 Question Test
  • Certificate Of Completion*
  • Participant Evaluation Form


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DOT Emergency Response Guidebook

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This Guidebook is primarily a guide to aid first responders in quickly identifying the specific or generic hazards of the material(s) involved in the incident, and protecting themselves and the general public during the initial response phase of the incident.

The Emergency Response Guidebook is updated every three to four years to accommodate new products and technology.

Use this DOT-issued guidebook to help you satisfy DOT's requirement that Hazmat shipments be accompanied by emergency response information (49 CFR Section 172.600).

2020 Emergency Response Guidebook Summary of Changes from 2016 ERG:
  • Reviewed the guidebook and changed these sections to make them easier to read and understand
  • Added a new decontamination section to describe basic contamination theory and proper decontamination techniques.
  • Reworked the BLEVE section into the BLEVE and Heat Induced Tear section. This section now shows the cause and hazards of BLEVEs and Heat Induced Tears.
  • Expanded Rail Car Identification Chart and Road Trailer Identification Chart to two pages each.
  • Updated Table 1 and Table 3 based on new TIH data and reactivity research.
  • Added Lithium battery label and marking, and gasoline placard to the Table of Markings, Labels, and Placards.
  • Added New terms and their definitions to the Glossary.
  • Basic information on Improvised Explosive Devices (IED) in the Criminal or Terrorist Use of Chemical, Biological and Radiological Agents section.
  • Added A top view illustration of the TC117/DOT117 to the Rail Car Identification Chart.
  • Added Illustration of an Intermodal Freight Container to the Road Trailer Identification Chart.
  • Improved the illustrations in the Rail Car and Road Trailer Identification Charts.
  • Added fifteen new materials (UN3535 to UN3549) listed in the UN Recommendations on the Transport of Dangerous Goods (up to the 21st revised edition).
  • Re-evaluated the polymerization hazard criteria for some high-risk materials, and added the polymerization marking (P) to 13 materials
  • Re-analyzed the chemical properties of many materials to make sure that they’re assigned to the appropriate Orange Guide. Also moved thirty-four materials to a different Orange Guide.
  • Added an introduction called “How to use the Orange Guides”. This new section explains the 4 parts of an Orange Guide. In this section, the terms “evacuate” and “isolate” are defined

Published by the U.S. Department of Transportation. 4"x5.25" Pocket Version

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NIOSH Pocket Guide To Chemical Hazards

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The NIOSH Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards presents key information and data in abbreviated or tabular form for chemicals or substance groupings (e.g. cyanides, fluorides, manganese compounds) commonly found in the work environment. With this handy book you'll find information on recommended exposure limits, permissible exposure limits, chemical and physical properties, health hazards and personal protection for 677 chemicals regulated at the federal level.

The NIOSH Pocket Guide includes the following features:
  • Most Current Printing/Revision Date.
  • New layout for the Chemical Listing section, each chemical arranged in its own table.
  • Expanded Chemical, Synonym and Trade Name Index.
  • Conversion factors, Chemical Abstracts Service Registry Number and The Registry of Toxic Effects of Chemical Substances.
  • Updated DOT ID and Guide Numbers to reflect changes made by DOT in the 2016 Emergency Response Guidebook.
  • NIOSH Recommended Exposure Limits (NIOSH RELs).
  • Occupational Safety and Health Administration Permissible Exposure Limits (OSHA PELs).
  • NIOSH Immediate Dangerous to Life and Health values (NIOSH IDLHs).
  • A physical description of the agent with chemical and physical properties.
  • Measurement methods.
  • Personal Protection and Sanitation Recommendations.
  • Particulate respirator recommendations revised to include Part 84.
  • Information on Health Hazards including: Route, Symptoms, First Aid and Target Organ information.
  • Revised Appendix E to include OSHA respirator requirements for hazardous substances identified in the preamble to the OSHA Respiratory Protection Standard (29 CFR 1910.134).


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