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Department of Homeland Security Shield / FEMA
Center for
Domestic Preparedness

Hazardous Materials Awareness Refresher

HMA-R AWR-358-dL-R
4 Contact Hours


AWR-358-R dL Hazardous Materials Awareness Refresher Distance Learning course provides students with the refresher annual training necessary to maintain a Hazardous Materials Awareness-Level certification. The course provides students from all backgrounds with knowledge and practical experience in essential, awareness-level hazardous materials competencies as defined by NFPA® 1072: Standard for Hazardous Materials/Weapons of Mass Destruction Emergency Response Personnel Professional Qualifications and NFPA 472: Standard for Competence of Responders to Hazardous Materials/Weapons of Mass Destruction Incidents. The course provides training to proficiency in identifying hazardous, utilizing the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Emergency Response Guidebook to identify hazardous materials risks and protective actions, utilizing hazard communication documents to identify hazardous materials risks protective actions, and determining awareness-level personal and public protective actions.