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WMD/Terrorism Awareness for Emergency Responders

AWR160 - 4.00 Hours

Schedule

  • FP  AWR160  101
    No cost

Description

This online course focuses on training responders to meet the requirements established in the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 472 (2008 ed.), Chapter 4, “Competencies for Awareness Level Personnel,” 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 takes an all-hazards approach to Hazardous Material (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.

Prerequisite

IS-700

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.

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

Audience

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

Government Programs, Certifications and Accreditations

For DHS/FEMA Funded Courses, please contact (866) 878-8900

Education Credits

    Contact Information

    Kelli Isaacks

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

    Other Information

    As part of a Department of Homeland Security/Federal Emergency Management Agency (DHS/FEMA) grant-funded 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.

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