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Course Description

AWR-160-W - WMD/Terrorism Awareness for Emergency Responders

Reviewed/Updated 11/13/13

Course Overview
This course was developed to provide a web-based, cost effective alternative to previous awareness-level courses delivered in residence. This course focuses on training responders online to meet the requirements established in National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 472, “Competencies for Awareness Level
Personnel,” (chapter 4) 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.

The course encompasses an all-hazards approach to Hazardous Materials (HazMat) incidents, including acts of terrorism where WMD materials may have been used. This course provides the participants the knowledge to recognize the hazardous material, protect themselves, notify others, and secure the scene.

Course Objectives
At the end of this course, participants will be able to:
Explain awareness-level responder issues for application to Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, and Explosive (CBRNE) events

Identify and define terms and concepts that are applicable to the prevention and deterrence of terrorist and Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, or Explosive (CBRNE) incidents

Identify and describe hazardous materials, hazard classes, and response information while using the Emergecy Response Guide Book (ERG) and the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 704 Markings

Identify and describe selected chemical agents, including the physiological signs and symptoms of exposure, potential sorrces, indicators of an attack, and physical characteristics

Identify and describe selected biological agents, including the physiological signs and symptoms of exposure, potential sources, indicators of an attack, and physical characteristics

Identify and describe radiation health effects, terminology, detection equipment, radiological materials and sources, and weapons

Identify and describe explosives, including the characteristics and the effects of an explosion.

Mission Areas
Prevent
Protect
Respond

Target Audience
Emergency Management Agency
Emergency Medical Services
Fire Service
Governmental Administrative
Hazardous Material
Health Care
Law Enforcement
Public Health
Public Safety Communications
Public Works

Register for Online Training:
https://teex.org/Pages/Class.aspx?course=AWR160&courseTitle=WMD/Terrorism+Awareness+for+Emergency+Responders


Prerequisites & Other Information:



Cost:
No tuition is charged.


Course Specifics

Hours: 4.00
Provider: TEEX
Sponsor: N/A
Disciplines: Public Safety Communications
Government Administration
Public Works
Volunteer Organization
Emergency Management
Law Enforcement
Emergency Medical Service
Fire Service
Hazmat
Health Care
Public Health



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