Risk-Based Response: Greg Socks
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Risk-Based Response examines key issues in the latest edition of NFPA 472 – Standard for Competence of Responders to Hazardous Materials/Weapons of Mass Destruction Incidents. This program covers important issues related to safe hazmat response – whether you have new recruits to train or want to provide a stimulating refresher for your team.
Greg Socks is a retired Captain of the Montgomery County Fire & Rescue and a consultant/trainer at Docimo & Associates. In addition, Greg has served as the Hazmat Coordinator at Washington County Hazmat in Maryland. Educated at Montgomery College and Catonsville Community College, Greg is also an instructor for the Southeastern Georgia Marine Group, providing NFPA compliant training for over 100 southeast firefighters protecting the ports of Savannah, Georgia. In this clip, Greg discusses the role of the Hazmat Safety Officer at an incident.