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Standardized Awareness Training (AWR-160-SAT)

OGT208  - 8.00 Hours

Schedule

Start Date

End Date

Location

Class Number

   
5/14/14 5/14/14 College Station, TX USA FP OGT208 49 enroll now  
5/23/14 5/23/14 Salamanca, NY USA FP OGT208 46 enroll now  

This schedule is subject to change without notice. If you have not received confirmation of the class prior to the class start,
please contact the division at (866) 878-8900 or esti@teex.tamu.edu to get the latest schedule.

Description

This eight-hour course is delivered in your jurisdiction and focuses on training responders to meet the requirements established in the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 472, Chapter 4, “Competencies for Awareness Level Personnel,” and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) 29 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) 1910.120 (q) (6) (i) (a–f) “First Responder Awareness Level” competencies.

This course takes an all-hazards approach to Hazardous Materials (HazMat) incidents, including acts of terrorism where Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) materials may have been used. It provides participants the knowledge to recognize the hazardous material, protect themselves, notify others, and secure the scene. 

Prerequisite

Topics

  • Understand recognition, avoidance, isolation, and notification techniques for explosive devices when used as WMDs
  • Prevention and Deterrence
  • Identification of Hazardous Material and the Emergency Response Guide (ERG)
  • Chemical Agents
  • Biological Agents
  • Radiological Materials and Nuclear Weapons
  • Explosive Devices

Audience

  • Fire Department personnel
  • Law Enforcement personnel
  • Public Works personnel
  • County/State/Federal Responders
  • Emergency Medical Service (EMS) providers
  • Public Health and Health Care workers
  • The Private Sector

Government Programs, Certifications and Accreditations

GSA contract number:GS-07F-0357V. GSA customers, to register please contact esti@teex.tamu.edu or call (866) 878-8900.
For DHS/FEMA Funded Courses, please contact (866) 878-8900

Education Credits

Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE)

Contact Information

Kent Gardner

Training Manager

Phone: (979) 458-3401
kent.gardner@teex.tamu.edu

Other Information

DHS/FEMA

As part of a Department of Homeland Security/ Federal Emergency Management Agency (DHS/FEMA) funded Homeland Security National Training Program Cooperative Agreement this course is available at no direct cost to state, county and local government agencies. 

Location

Your jurisdiction

Hours

8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

 


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