8-Hour Incident Commander
Refresher Training

8-Hour Incident Commander Refresher Training is intended to offer an incident command system
lead by a single person who may not have extensive knowledge inevitably about the cataloguing
and authentication of hazardous materials, but rather capable of managing emergencies of varying
severity and supervise the rest of the HAZMAT team

Goals of the Course

The goal of refresher training is to keep a check on workers’ competency on safety practices
relevant to operations involving hazardous substances. The commander will acquire knowledge to
incorporate all outside agencies by employing the Incident Command system established by the
fire industry.

training requirements of 29 CFR 1910.120(e)(3)(i) defined by Federal OSHA HAZWOPER for general industry.

training requirements of 29 CFR 1926.65(e)(3)(i) defined by Federal OSHA HAZWOPER for construction sector.

HAZWOPER training requirements for EPA and State OSHA guidelines.

Audience Specified

Following class of employers and employees need this refresher training:
a) Equipment operators
b) General laborers
c) Hazardous materials technicians
d) Hazardous materials specialists
e) Hazardous materials supervisors
f) On-scene incident commanders
g) Other general site workers
h) On-site management and supervisory personnel

Learning Outcome:

At the completion of the course, students will learn:

8-Hour Incident Commander Refreshing Training Topics:

Module 1


Module 2


Module 3

Levels of Protection

Module 4

Detecting Hazardous Materials

Module 5


Module 6

 Site Safety Planning

Module 7

Hazard Communication

Module 8

Hazardous Waste

Quiz and Exam Information

Module Quiz

Quiz will be held at the end of each module to comprehend the knowledge of students about that
module and its relevant aspects. It is mandatory to pass all quizzes to be able to take final

Examinable Features

Completion time

Students are expected to complete all modules and pass final exam within 6 months of the initial registration to receive course credits. A re-registration with complete course fee will be required after the expiration of this time period.

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