Hazardous Materials Awareness Training

HAZ016 - 8.00 Hours

Description

This course meets the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 472 Standard for Competence of Responders to Hazardous Materials/Weapons of Mass Destruction Incidents Chapter 4, “Competencies for Awareness Level Personnel” and Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) 1910.120 (q)(6)(i) for Awareness-level personnel.

This course can be scheduled to meet your specific needs. For more information about this course or to schedule a class for your organization, please contact Emergency Services Training Institute at (866) 878-8900 or esti@teex.tamu.edu.

Description

This course meets the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 472 Standard for Competence of Responders to Hazardous Materials/Weapons of Mass Destruction Incidents Chapter 4, “Competencies for Awareness Level Personnel” and Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) 1910.120 (q)(6)(i) for Awareness-level personnel.

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course.

Course Completion Requirements

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

Attire

  • Wear regular work attire for training activities and classroom sessions.
  • You may not wear to any class or field activity?
    • shorts
    • sleeveless shirts
    • open-toed shoes

Topics

Analyze the incident+Detect the presence of Hazardous Materials (HazMat)/Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD)+Survey a HazMat/WMD incident from a safe location+Collect hazard information from the current edition of the Department of Transportation (DOT) Emergency Response Guidebook (ERG)+Implement the response+Initiate protective actions+Initiate the notification process

Suggested Audience

Personnel who could encounter an emergency involving hazardous materials/weapons of mass destruction and who are expected to recognize the presence of the hazardous materials/WMD, protect themselves, call for trained personnel, and secure the area.

Continuing Education and Professional Credits

Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE)+Pro Board

Other Information

Courses will begin at 8 a.m. on the first day of class unless other arrangements have been made.

You can use the above online registration link or use our registration form. Please fill it out, print it, and fax it to (979) 458-4368.

For responders in the state of Texas, this course is also available at no cost through the Texas Division of Emergency Management.

Contact Information

Nick Hickson

HazMat Training Manager
Phone: (979) 458-3640 | Tollfree: (866) 878-8900

Policies

TEEX Policies

Course dates are subject to change without notice.

Fees

  • Fees are subject to change without notice
  • Fees must be paid prior to or on the first day of class unless other arrangements have been made.
  • Do not include lodging or meals.
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