Chemistry is a subject which sends chills down most responders back. NFPA 472 Chapter 21 Competencies for Hazardous Materials Technicians with an Advanced Chemical Risk Assessment and Analysis Specialty is basically a chemistry class. If the topic was approached looking at it from a tactical application, the responder would see how the information is very helpful to a successful response. The class will look at the purpose of the standard, how to quire the training, and most importantly, how the information assists the responder.
Describe the competencies in Chapter 21 and how they apply to hazmat responders
Discuss how the competencies can be acheived
Using the actual incidents demonstrate the application of the information found in the Chapter.