Hazardous Materials Awareness
The purpose of this program is to
identify emergency service personnel who demonstrate competency in the
performance requirements necessary to perform the duties of a
firefighter. The NFPA 472 Standard for Competence of Responders to
Hazardous Materials/Weapons of Mass Destruction Incidents identifies the
minimum competence for a responder at the first level of progression. A
person certified at the Hazardous Material Awareness level will have
demonstrated competency in the necessary knowledge and skills, to
recognize the presence of a hazardous material or WMD, protect
themselves, call for trained personnel and secure the incident.
Information on the certification testing process, pre-requisites and
study guide information can be obtained from the Candidate Handbook and
PLEASE NOTE: Effective January 1, 2016, ALL certification applications must be typed using the PDF fillable document.