WMD/Terrorism Awareness for Emergency Responders

AWR160 - 4.00 Hours

Description

This online course focuses on training responders to meet the requirements established in the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 1072 (2017 ed.),“Competencies for Awareness Level Personnel,”(chapter 4) and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) 29 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) 1910.120 (q) (6) (i) (a-f) “First Responder Awareness Level” competencies.

This course encompasses an all-hazards approach to Hazardous Materials (HazMat) incidents, including acts of terrorism where Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) materials may have been used. It provides participants the knowledge to recognize the hazardous material, protect themselves, notify others, and secure the scene.

Schedule

  • FP  AWR160  142
    No cost

Description

This online course focuses on training responders to meet the requirements established in the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 1072 (2017 ed.),“Competencies for Awareness Level Personnel,”(chapter 4) and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) 29 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) 1910.120 (q) (6) (i) (a-f) “First Responder Awareness Level” competencies.

This course encompasses an all-hazards approach to Hazardous Materials (HazMat) incidents, including acts of terrorism where Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) materials may have been used. It provides participants the knowledge to recognize the hazardous material, protect themselves, notify others, and secure the scene.

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course.

Course Completion Requirements

In order to complete this course, you must have

  • internet connection (broadband connection recommended)
  • current web browser (i.e., Internet Explorer, Firefox, or Safari, etc.) To prevent issues during your online class be sure that your web browser is updated to the latest version available.
  • current versions of Adobe Acrobat Reader and Adobe Flash.
  • This course cannot be done on a mobile phone

Attendance Requirements

To meet attendance requirements, participants must review each training module and complete all required course assignments, activities, quizzes, and/or end of course exam.

Recommended

There are no prerequisites for this course. However, it is highly recommended that participants complete:

Topics

Prevention and Deterrence+Identification of Hazardous Material and the Emergency Response Guide (ERG)+Chemical Agents+Biological Agents+Radiological Materials and Nuclear Weapons+Explosive Devices

Suggested Audience

  • Fire department responders
  • Law enforcement officials
  • Public works
  • County/State/Federal responders
  • Emergency medical services
  • Public health and health care workers
  • Private sector

Continuing Education and Professional Credits

0.8 CEUs
  • Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE)
  • Other Information

    As part of a Department of Homeland Security/Federal Emergency Management Agency (DHS/FEMA) cooperative agreement training program, this course is available at no direct cost to state, county, and local government agencies.

    At the completion of this course, you will be required to pass a comprehensive final exam in order to print a certificate of completion.

    Government Programs

    For DHS/FEMA Funded Courses, please contact esti@teex.tamu.edu or call (866) 878-8900

    Contact Information

    Kelli Isaacks

    Senior Administrative Coordinator
    Phone: (979) 845-1614 | Tollfree: (866) 878-8900

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