This course meets the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 472 Standard for Competence of Responders to Hazardous Materials/Weapons of Mass Destruction Incidents Chapter 4, “Competencies for Awareness Level Personnel and Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) 1910.120 (q)(6)(i) for Awareness-level personnel
Upon completion of this course, you are eligible to take the National Board on Fire Service Professional Qualifications (Pro Board) written exam for NFPA Chapter 4 Competencies for Awareness-level personnel. The exam is provided at the end of training.
There are no prerequisites for this course.
Course Completion Requirements
- Bring a picture ID for the Pro Board certification exam.
TopicsAnalyze the incident+Detect the presence of Hazardous Materials (HazMat)/Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD)+Survey a HazMat/WMD incident from a safe location+Collect hazard information from the current edition of the Department of Transportation (DOT) Emergency Response Guidebook (ERG)+Implement the response+Initiate protective actions+Initiate the notification process
Personnel who could encounter an emergency involving hazardous materials/weapons of mass destruction. Includes those who are expected to recognize the presence of the HazMat/WMD, protect themselves, call for trained personnel, and secure the area.
Government Programs, Certifications and AccreditationsPost 9/11 GI Bill Benefits For information contact (877) 833-9638
Continuing Education & Professional Credits
Courses will begin at 8 a.m. on the first day of class unless other arrangements have been made.
You can use the above online registration link or our Hazardous Materials Awareness Training Registration Form. Please fill it out, print it, and fax it to (979) 458-4368.
For responders in the state of Texas, this course is also available at no cost through the Texas Division of Emergency Management.