Standardized Awareness Training (AWR-160-SAT)

OGT208 - 8.00 Hours

Description

This eight-hour course is delivered in your jurisdiction and focuses on training responders to meet the requirements established in the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 472, 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 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

  • Details
    3/7/2019 - 3/7/2019
    North Charleston SC
    FP  OGT208  148
  • Details
    4/9/2019 - 4/9/2019
    Honolulu HI
    FP  OGT208  155
  • Details
    4/15/2019 - 4/15/2019
    Honolulu HI
    FP  OGT208  154
  • Details
    5/15/2019 - 5/15/2019
    Bartlett IL
    FP  OGT208  156

This schedule is subject to change without notice. If you have not received confirmation of the class prior to the class start, please contact the division at (866) 878-8900 or esti@teex.tamu.edu to get the latest schedule.

Description

This eight-hour course is delivered in your jurisdiction and focuses on training responders to meet the requirements established in the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 472, 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 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

 

Topics

Understand recognition, avoidance, isolation, and notification techniques for explosive devices when used as WMDs +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 personnel
  • Law Enforcement personnel
  • Public Works personnel
  • County/State/Federal Responders
  • Emergency Medical Service (EMS) providers
  • Public Health and Health Care workers
  • The Private Sector

Government Programs, Certifications and Accreditations

GSA contract number: GS-07F-0357V. GSA customers, to register please contact esti@teex.tamu.edu or call (866) 878-8900.+For DHS/FEMA Funded Courses, please contact (866) 878-8900

Continuing Education & Professional Credits

    Other Information

    DHS/FEMA

    As part of a Department of Homeland Security/ Federal Emergency Management Agency (DHS/FEMA) funded Homeland Security National Training Program Cooperative Agreement this course is available at no direct cost to state, county and local government agencies. 

    Location

    Your jurisdiction

    Hours

    8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

     

    Contact Information

    Kent Gardner

    Training Manager
    Phone: (979) 458-3401 | Tollfree: (866) 878-8900

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