Hazardous Materials Incident Command

NIPSTA’s Hazardous Materials Incident Commander program is designed to exceed the requirements outlined by the Illinois Office of the State Fire Marshal “OSFM”. This Hazardous Materials Incident Commander program provides students with the knowledge and skills needed to respond to and manage hazardous materials, chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear (CBRN) and weapons of mass destruction (WMD) incidents using the Incident Command System (ICS).


2024 Dates

  • January 10-11, 2024

  • June 11-12, 2023

  • September 3-4, 2024

Cancellation Policy

Notice of cancellation must be received in writing by email to NIPSTA at least two (2) weeks prior to the first day of the scheduled training program.  Email Patrick Jessee (hazmat@nipsta.org) to cancel.  

If notice of cancellation is not received by NIPSTA within two weeks of the scheduled training program, then 100% of the tuition fee shall be due and payable to NIPSTA

NIPSTA reserves the right to cancel a course.  Notice of cancellation will be provided to students at least seven (7) days prior to the first day of the program.  Cancellations with less than seven (7) days’ notice will only be in the event of an emergency.

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  1. Patrick Jessee

    Hazardous Materials Program Manager

  1. Course Syllabus
  2. Student Textbook
  3. Supporting Documents

Hazardous Materials ICS