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HazMat Dispatcher Awareness

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February 23, 2021 from 08:00 AM to 12:00 PM
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Course Description:

This 4 hour specialized course is designed for dispatchers who may receive calls related to hazardous materials. The goal of this instructional training is to prepare dispatchers to successfully handle  these calls by giving them the ability to possibly identify the hazards, help isolate the area and glean as much information as possible from the caller in order to communicate important details to  the emergency responders. This course is designed from the OSHA 29 CFR 1910 HAZWOPER standard and NFPA 1072 Awareness Level Personnel requirements.

Learning Objectives/Topics Covered:

  • Understanding on hazard recognition
  • Knowledge on how to use the DOT’s Emergency Response Guidebook
  • Understanding the Hazard Communication Standard 2012 including labeling and SDSs
  • Understanding how to isolate an area

Student Criteria:
This course is open to all Emergency Management, Rescue, Fire, Environmental, HazMat Response, Emergency Medical, Law Enforcement personnel or any organization having responsibility for responding to a hazardous materials incident. Pre-requisites: students must have completed a “Hazardous Materials Awareness” course and current continuing education. A copy of course completion certificate(s) mentioned above must be emailed to the POC below, before the beginning of class. Students are evaluated on their attentiveness during instruction and participation in small group activities and class discussions.

Special Notes:
Advance student registration is REQUIRED and must be received by February 16, 2021 in order to participate in this course. MAXIMUM number of student available is 24. You will receive an email with your Virtual Training Log In information.

Registration application for the course can be completed using the following link to the KYEM website:

Students will be notified if the course is cancelled. For this reason, it is imperative that you provide accurate contact information.

For more information, contact:
Danita Farrier, KYEM HazMat Program Manager