Skip navigation

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.b 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: Fire Service
Public Health
Emergency Medical Service
Emergency Management
Law Enforcement
Health Care
Private Industry
Public Works


No feedback No feedback has been left for this course.

Available Classes

ViewCourse NumberClass NameLocationDatesSeats Available 
View class AWR-160-SAT Standardized Awareness TrainingDimmit County Fire Dept.
1602 North 1st St.
Carrizo Springs, TX 78834
03/24/2018 40 View Details
View class AWR-160-SAT Standardized Awareness TrainingBoy Scout Camp Huisache
7210 E. Saunders Hwy 359
Rio Bravo, TX 78043
05/26/2018 40 View Details
View class AWR-160-SAT Standardized Awareness TrainingEmergency Operations Center
247 Mars Dr.
Cotulla, TX 78014
06/21/2018 40 View Details
       
Total of 3
Seperator

© 2010-2018 Texas Department of Public Safety