Illinois Fire Service Institute

 

Hazardous Materials Awareness Online - NFPA : 8.00 Hours

Course Description

This course will provide first responders with the knowledge and skills to understand hazardous substances and the risks 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 Guidebook; realize the need for additional resources, call for appropriate assistance, and make appropriate notifications to the community. This course also includes counter-terrorism curriculum. This course meets OSHA CFR 29.1910.120 (q). Additionally, it meets the requirements of the Illinois Office of the State Fire Marshal, 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.


This course is part of the following Programs

  • "on demand" courses
  • e-learning
  • hazardous materials
  • hazardous materials courses for first responders

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 CHRISTOPHER DOWNEY or your regional representative.

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Applicable Credits

EMS CEU
Hours 2
 
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