Hazardous Materials Awareness (HMAJB)
Sat, 2018-02-17 08:30 - 12:30
This activity closed on February 11th, 2018 and is no longer available for enrollments.
Program Description 

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. Description of Methodology: The methodology for this course consists of lecture, 


Out of County $80.00

Course instructions

Classroom  February 17th

Certification Testing TBD


Chester County Public Safety Training Campus
137 Modena Road
Coatesville, PA 19320
United States

Course details

  • Event starts: Sat, Feb 17 2018 - 8:30 am
  • Event ends: Sat, Feb 17 2018 - 12:30 pm
  • Course opens: Tue, Nov 28 2017
  • Course expires: Sat, Feb 10 2018
  • Cost: $30.00