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HAZMAT AWARENESS (HMA)

March 6, 2021 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Course #

21-HMA-01

Lead Instructor(s)

Brad Silcox

Course Cost

  • In-County: $10
  • Out of County: $15

Course Goal

Seven tasks have been identified as part of a process for analyzing the hazardous material problem.

Course Description

This course focuses on the first four tasks in this process:

  1. Detecting the presence of hazardous materials.
  2. Initiating command and control activities
  3. Surveying the hazardous material incident
  4. Collecting and interpreting hazard and response information
  5. The tasks not addressed in this course are discussed in other courses

This course describes how each step is performed and then asks the participants to apply he concepts presented to a particular activity so that the participants can evaluate their mastery of the concept

Prerequisites

  • Introduction to the Fire Service (ELIS)

Minimum Age Requirement

14 years as of first day of class.

Student Equipment / Supply Needs

  • Pen/Pencil
  • Notebook
  • Helmet, gloves, turnout coat, turnout pants, boots, protective hood, and protective eyewear (safety glasses or goggles)
  • SCBA (self contained breathing apparatus)

Details

Date:
March 6, 2021
Time:
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Berks County Fire Training Site
895 Morgantown Rd
Reading, PA 19607 United States
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Phone:
610-378-5509
Website:
http://www.berkscountyfiretraining.org