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Hazardous Materials/Weapons of Mass Destruction Incident Response Awareness

Time limit: 30 days
0.8 credits

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Full course description

 
Course Overview:
This awareness-level 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 1910.12. Students have 14 days after enrollment to complete all class work.

 
Course Materials:
International Fire Service Training Association. (2022). Hazardous Materials for First Responder. Sixth Edition. Tulsa, OK.
 
U.S. Department of Transportation Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration.  (2016). Emergency Response Guidebook. Washington, D.C. 

 
Length:
8 hours

 
Department: 
MU Fire and Rescue Training Institute

 
Credit:
Certificate of Completion, 0.8 CE credits

 
Audience:
Emergency Services Personnel

 
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Accomodations
University of Missouri Extension complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. If you have a disability and need accommodations in connection with participation in an educational program or you need materials in an alternate format, please notify your instructor as soon as possible so that necessary arrangements can be made.

 
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