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Department of Homeland Security Shield / FEMA
Center for
Domestic Preparedness

Toxic Gas-Forming Reactions Training

1 Contact Hours


The Toxic Gas-Forming Reactions Training course helps public safety operators and first responders recognize, identify, and respond to toxic gas threats. It also equips public safety operators and first responders with tools to increase situational awareness of chemical threats. This course will help the student identify the major “knockdown” toxic chemical gases and become familiar with materials and equipment used to produce these toxic chemical gases. Students will also be able to Identify how these materials and equipment can be combined into delivery devices; and understand what you need to do before, during, and after a chemical incident.