Hazardous Materials Awareness
Instructional Hours: 6.00
Course Objective: To provide students with the knowledge, skills and abilities to recognize a hazardous materials incident, take protective action, and request the appropriate response. Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to recognize a hazardous materials incident, take protective action and request the appropriate response.
Course Description: Major topics covered in this course include regulations, standards, and laws, as well as how to recognize and identify hazards. Methods of instruction include lecture and discussion.
Successful Completion: Students must attend required classroom sessions, complete all assigned online and classroom activities and homework assignments, demonstrate proficiency in the practical skills evolutions, and obtain a score of 70% or better on the final written and practical examinations.
*This course satisfies the professional certification requirements for Hazardous Materials/WMD Responder - Awareness.
There are no prerequisites for this course.