Illinois Fire Service Institute


Hazardous Materials Awareness - OSHA : 4.00 Hours

Course Description

This course will provide Awareness level personnel, with the knowledge and skills to: understand what hazardous materials are and the risk associated with them in an incident; recognize the presence of hazardous substances in an emergency; have understanding of the U.S. Department of Transportation Emergency Response Guidebook; realize the need for additional resources, call for appropriate assistance, and to make appropriate notifications to the community.

This course is intended for personnel who need to meet the requirements of OSHA 29 CFR 1910.120(q) only. This course is NOT intended for those personnel who need to meet the requirements of NFPA 1072.


  OSHA Hazmat Awareness Syllabus.pdf

This course is part of the following Program

  • hazardous materials courses for industrial responders


There are no prerequisites to taking this course

If you have specific questions about this course contact CHRISTOPHER DOWNEY

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Applicable Credits

Hours 2
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Champaign, IL 61820
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