Hazardous Materials Awareness - NFPA

Hazardous Materials Awareness - NFPA : 7.00 Hours

Course Description

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 470 Standard, 2022 Edition and OSHA CFR 29.1910.120 (q).  Additionally, it meets the requirements of the Illinois Emergency Management Agency, and the National Fire Academy.

This course is part of the following Program


There are no prerequisites to taking this course

Additional Files

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Applicable Credits

Hours 2