Hazardous Materials/WMD Incident Response: Awareness/Operations
(HazMat Awareness/Ops)

This Awareness course is the first level of first responder certification. A first responder must be properly trained and mentally prepared when called upon to respond to a hazardous material or weapons of mass destruction (WMD) incident. This course will cover the necessary basics as well as the use of the Emergency Response Guidebook. The course meets the federal regulations as set by OSHA 1910.120, NFPA 472 (2008 edition) and Hazardous Materials Emergency Preparedness (HMEP).

This course is worth 8 EMS non-core CEUs.

Students will have 60 days to complete this course from the time of enrollment.