Standardized Awareness Training (AWR-160 SAT) (04-20-2160) - 002

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Brief Description
Course takes all-hazards approach to (HazMat) incidents like acts of terrorism where WMD maybe used.
Full Description
This course focuses on training responders to meet the
requirements established in the National Fire Protection Association
(NFPA) 472, Chapter 4, “Competencies for Awareness Level
Personnel,” and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration
(OSHA) 29 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) 1910.120 (q) (6) (i)
(a–f) “First Responder Awareness Level” competencies.
This course takes an all-hazards approach to Hazardous
Materials (HazMat) incidents, including acts of terrorism where
Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) materials may have been used.
It provides participants the knowledge to recognize the hazardous
material, protect themselves, notify others, and secure the scene.

Course Objectives:
-Understand recognition, avoidance, isolation, and notification
techniques for explosive devices when used as WMDs
-Prevention and Deterrence
-Identification of Hazardous Material and the Emergency Response
Guide (ERG)
-Chemical Agents
-Biological Agents
-Radiological Materials and Nuclear Weapons
-Explosive Devices

Target Audience:
-Fire Department
-Law Enforcement
-Public Works
-County/State/Federal Responders
-Public Health and Health Care
-The Private Sector

You must be a US Citizen to take this course. If you are not, please let us know by email for further instruction at OEM.TRAINING@DHSES.NY.GOV

All participants must have a FEMA Student Identification (FEMA SID) number. Students can search for their existing/create a new FEMA SID at:

Any and all other prerequisite requirements will be managed by the consortium provider. If any additional prerequisites are required as part of the enrollment process the consortium partner will contact you directly prior to the course.

There is no fee for the course.
Other cost considerations are
detailed in each LMS course

Participants, who actively participate, attend all course contact hours and pass a written test will receive a certificate of completion for the course.

Training Dates
11/14/2023 - 11/14/2023
Are you a United States citizen?
Do you require reasonable accommodations in order to attend this course (if you select yes then you will be contacted by our office before the first day of class to discuss further).
Registration Dates
07/03/2023 - 11/07/2023
Available Seats
8h 0m
None Specified
Training Location
24 - Kings County
NYCEM Training Room
165 Cadman Plaza East
Brooklyn, NY  11201
Resources Required
Participants enrolled in an in-person, classroom-based course delivery will need access to a laptop or mobile device/tablet during the class session to complete course testing and evaluations electronically.
Reporting Instructions
8 a.m. to 5 p.m. - Time to be updated in each course instance

Dress is business casual.  
Signup Details
No Show Policy: Failure to attend a class you have registered for can result in restriction on future course attendance and agency notification. It is the student's responsibility to notify us in a timely manner if you cannot attend.

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