nfpa 472 hazmat awareness online course

Are you a hazmat shipper, a local authority providing emergency response, or an employee of a facility required to perform emergency response? If so, NFPA 472 is the standard you need to be familiar with – that’s where our Hazmat Awareness course comes in.

AWR-358 dL Hazardous Materials Awareness Distance Learning course provides students from all backgrounds with knowledge and practical experience in essential, awareness-level hazardous materials competencies as defined by NFPA® 1072: Standard for Hazardous Materials/Weapons of Mass Destruction Emergency Response Personnel Professional Qualifications and NFPA 472: Standard for Competence of Responders to Hazardous Materials/Weapons of Mass Destruction Incidents. The course provides training to proficiency in identifying hazardous, utilizing the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Emergency Response Guidebook to identify hazardous materials risks and protective actions, utilizing hazard communication documents to identify hazardous materials risks protective actions, and determining awareness-level personal and public protective actions.

Continuing Education Credits

The Center for Domestic Preparedness (CDP) is an Accredited Provider (AP) of Continuing Education Units (CEU) and is authorized to award the following CEUs for successful completion of this activity:

IACET (International Association of Continuing Education and Training) – 0.8 CEUs

This course will provide first responders with the knowledge and skills to understand hazardous substances and the risks associated with them in an incident; recognize the presence of hazardous substances in an emergency; understand the role of the emergency responder at the Awareness level, including site security and control; have understanding of the U.S. Department of Transportation Emergency Guidebook; realize the need for additional resources, call for appropriate assistance, and make appropriate notifications to the community. This course also includes counter-terrorism curriculum. This course meets OSHA CFR 29.1910.120 (q). Additionally, it meets the requirements of the Illinois Office of the State Fire Marshal, the Illinois Emergency Management Agency, and the National Fire Academy. This course is approved by the Illinois Department of Public Health for 8 Emergency Medical Services Continuing Education Hours.

This course is part of the following Program


There are no prerequisites to taking this course

If you have specific questions about this course contact GLENN KOSIENIAK

If you are interested in having this course taught in your area, contact GLENN KOSIENIAK or your regional representative.