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.
There are no prerequisites for this course.
Course Completion Requirements
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
- Wear regular work attire for training activities and classroom sessions.
- You may not wear to any class or field activity?
- sleeveless shirts
- open-toed shoes
TopicsAnalyze 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
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 CreditsTexas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE)+Pro Board
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.