Illinois Fire Service Institute

 

Hazardous Materials Awareness : 8 Hours

Student Fee

Class specific

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

If you are interested in having this course taught in your area, contact your regional representative or CHRISTOPHER DOWNEY .

If you are not sure who your regional representative is, take a look at this map. It is color coded by county. The regional representatives are listed below.

Applicable Credits

As of 09/22/2017

CFR

U.S. Department of Labor, Code of Federal Regulations: Labor 29 CFR 1910.120. Washington, D.C., Office of the Federal Register, National Archives and Records Administration, 1996.
U.S. Department of Labor, Code of Federal Regulations: Transportation 49 CFR Parts 100 to 77. Washington, D.C., Office of the Federal Register, National Archives and Records Administration, 1995.

FEMA Approved

This course has FEMA approval

NFA Endorsed

Hours: Hour for hour

NFPA

National Fire Protection Association Standards 472 Professional Competence
of Responders to Hazardous Materials Incidents, 2002.

NIMS Compliant

This course is NIMS compliant.

OSFM Certification

Hazardous Materials Awareness

ProBoard

HAZMAT RESPONDER AWARENESS
NFPA 472

Upcoming Classes

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