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Hazardous Materials Awareness (HMAJB) Extended At Monroeville PSTC

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2016 PSFA Version. Course Goal: The goal of the Hazardous Materials Awareness (HMA) course is to prepare students who, in the course of their normal duties, could encounter an emergency involving hazardous materials/weapons of mass destruction (WMD). They are expected to recognize the presence of a hazardous material/ WMD, call for trained personnel to assist, secure and protect the area. This course serves as initial training as required under 29 CFR 1910.120 and the educational requirements of NFPA 472 standard to the Awareness Level. Course Description: The primary target audiences for this course are the First Responders (fire, rescue, emergency medical, police, etc.) who will witness or discover a hazardous substance/materials release. Students will be trained to initiate an emergency response sequence by notifying the proper authorities of the release. They shall have sufficient training or have had sufficient experience to objectively demonstrate competency to understand what hazardous substances are, the risks, potential outcomes, the ability to recognize and identify their presence, their role including site security, safe scene management and how to use the U.S. Department of Transportation (US DOT) Emergency Response Guidebook during a hazardous materials/WMD emergency. Prerequisites: Minimum age: 14 years old at start of course. Student Equipment & Supplies: Pen/Pencil, Notebook. Course is a PSFA CEU program. Total hours = 4, CEUs = 0.4

Class Details

1 Session(s)
Weekly - Sat

Offsite Location

Eric Gartley 

CEUs : 0.6



Please read:  Location: Monroeville Public Safety Training Center, 2465 Johnston Rd, Monroeville, PA 15146, 1 Day: Saturday, October 5, 9A-3P



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Registration Closes On
Saturday, October 5, 2024 @ 12:00 AM

Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s) Instructional Method
10/5/2024 - 10/5/2024 Weekly - Sat 09:00 AM - 03:00 PM Offsite, Offsite Location  Map Eric Gartley  ClassRoom