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Course Description

AWR-160-SAT - Standardized Awareness Training

Description (OGT-208)
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.

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

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

Prerequisites & Other Information:

Prerequisite
IS-100.a Introduction to the Incident Command System or any of the available Incident Command Systems (ICS)-100 series

IS-700.a Introduction to the National Incident Management System (NIMS)


Cost:
No tuition is charged.


Course Specifics

Hours: 8.00
Provider: TEEX
Sponsor: DHS-FEMA TEI
Disciplines: Emergency Management
Emergency Medical Service
Fire Service
Law Enforcement
Health Care
Private Industry
Public Works
Public Health


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