Course detail: Hazardous Materials Awareness Training

This 6-8 hour course will enable participants to: recognize the presence or potential presence of hazardous materials; recognize the type of container at a site and identify the material in it if possible; transmit information to an appropriate authority and call for appropriate assistance; identify actions to protect themselves and others from hazards; establish scene control by isolating the hazardous area and denying entry.

The course uses IFSTA Hazardous Materials for First Responders, Sixth Edition, as text and is furnished by the student.

National Certification is available for this level. To register for a Certification Exam, please click Here

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to participate in University of Kansas educational offerings. If you require a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this event, please email or call 866-804-8841 at least two weeks before the first day of the event.

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Course Resources
How to View Training Certificates Online (PDF Document)
Hazardous Materials Awareness National Certification Preparation Guide (PDF Document)

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