Risk-Based Response: Daniel Snell

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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.

Daniel Snell is currently working as a trainer/consultant for F.I.R.S.T, (First in Rescue, Safety and Training), in the Houston, Texas area. In addition, he is a Task Force leader, a Hazmat WMD Manager at Texas Task Force 1, Urban Search and Rescue Team. Danny is retired from the Houston Fire Department after 37 years of service, where he was successfully promoted through the ranks. He reached the positions of Assistant Fire Chief, Executive Assistant Fire Chief, and Hazardous Materials Response Team Coordinator. Danny is a member of the NFPA Technical Committee on Hazardous Materials Response Personnel. In this clip, Danny discusses the differences between the Operational level and mission specifics competencies of NFPA 472.


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