Illinois Fire Service Institute

 

Hazardous Materials Awareness : 8 Hours

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Course Description

This course is FEMA approved and may also eligible for certification with ProBoard. This course will provide first responders with the knowledge and skills to: Understand what hazardous substances are and the risk associated with them in an incident; Recognize the presence of hazardous substances in an emergency; Understand the role of the emergency responder at the Awareness level, including site security and control; 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 also includes counter-terrorism curriculum. This course meets NFPA 472 Standard, 2013 Edition, OSHA CFR 29.1910.120 (q); it also meets the objectives outlined in the Emergency Response to Terrorism self-study guide and is certifiable by the NFA. This course also reflects the Awareness description as seen in NFPA 472 Annex E. Additionally, it meets the requirements of the Illinois Office of the State Fire Marshall, the Illinois Emergency Management Agency, and the National Fire Academy. This course is approved by the Illinois Department of Public Health for 8 Emergency Medical Services Continuing Education Hours.


Syllabus

  Syllabus - Hazmat Awareness.pdf

This course is part of the following Programs

  • cornerstone
  • hazardous materials
  • nfa-endorsed

Prerequisites:

There are no prerequisites to taking this course



If you have specific questions about this course contact CHRISTOPHER DOWNEY

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clinton Sat, Dec 15 2018 -
Sat, Dec 15 2018

 
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