Target Audiences: Police, Fire, EMS, Emergency Management,
Public Works, Roads/Transportation, Public
Health, Healthcare Workers, CERTs, MRCs, Red
Cross, Neighborhood Watch, Private Sector, etc.
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.