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Hazardous Materials/WMD – Awareness

November 7

Dekalb County Career Tech

This course is for emergency response personnel who may be first on the scene of a hazardous materials emergency at an awareness level and are expected to recognize the presence of hazardous materials, protect themselves, secure the area and call for trained personnel, consistent with the competencies recommended by NFPA 1072 and supplemented by information from government agencies such as the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and the Department of Transportation (DOT).


18 years of age


Instate Cost: 0

Out of State Cost: 0

Required Text:

AFC Awareness Student Manual – Available from the Alabama Fire College Bookstore
Current Emergency Response Guide or
USDOT Digital Copy
FEMA Emergency Response to Terrorism Job Aid – Edition 2.0

Certification Course Syllabus

Practical Exam Materials

Special Equipment: