Hazardous Material Awareness & Operations

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Date(s) - September 09
8:00 am - 6:00 pm

Parkersburg Fire Station 6

The WV Emergency Management Division has partnered with WVPST to offer a Hazardous Materials Awareness Courses at Wood County Training Center. The class will be from 0800-1200 on September 16th leading into Hazardous Materials Operations from 1300-1800 on September 16th and continuing 0800-1800 on September 17, 23, and 24, 2023.

HMA Description: The 4-hour Hazardous Materials Awareness class meets NFPA 470, 2022 edition. This class includes a complete review of the DOT Emergency Response Guidebook. The ERG is the only text for this class. IFSAC Testing is available.

HMO Description: The 34-hour Hazardous Materials Awareness/Operations class meets NFPA 470, 2022 edition including product control and PPE. Participants learn defensive operations and decontamination techniques. The text is Jones and Bartlett “Hazardous Materials Awareness and Operations” 4th Edition and the Emergency Response Guidebook. The class may also use the Firefighter textbook. IFSAC Testing is available.

Prerequisites: None

Wood County Training Center
2311 Camden Ave.
Parkersburg, WV 26101

Date: September 16, 23, & 24, 2023

Time: 8:00am – 6:00pm daily

To Register: Follow the guidelines in the attached document using the course number in this posting. WVPST is adopting a new registration platform that we believe will be more user-friendly. Should you have any issues, please contact Eva Godbey at eva.godbey@k12.wv.us.

Link: www.pstachio.wvnet.edu (If link doesn’t work, use Google Chrome and search PSTachio.wvnet.edu)

Course ID:
HMA: 24-102-03 WVPST Charleston
HMO: 24-104-03 WVPST Charleston

If you have any questions or issues registering, please contact Eva Godbey at eva.godbey@k12.wv.us

Questions: Contact Brent Burger, (304) 414-4605 or brent.a.burger@wv.gov