The primary target audience for this course are Fire 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. The students 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 materails/WMD emergency.
Minimum age 14 years old at the start of the course.
Date(s): March 15th, 2023
Time(s): 6 -10 p.m.
Location: HACC – Harrisburg Main Campus: North Hall
Online course registration and payments are limited to one per person.