Washington State Emergency Management Division

***Cancelled***PER-347 Personal Protective Equipment–Mission Specific Competencies - Cancelled

Wednesday, June 17, 2020 to Wednesday, June 17, 2020

8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
The registration period has closed for this event.

Course Description

This course will provide instruction and guidance in identifying and use of Personal protective Equipment (PPE) essential for response to hazardous materials incidents. This includes an in depth inspection of available equipment, their use, and selecting the appropriate PPE for a hazardous materials incident based upon they type of emergency and the hazards that may exist.

Course Objectives
  • Summarize the operational considerations and governing guidelines for personal protective equipment used in Hazmat operations
  • Distinguish between terminology specific to Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) use, to include their impact and significance on selection of protective clothing
  • Identify factors that may impact the safety of the Hazmat responder
  • Select the appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for a hazardous materials incident based upon the type of emergency and the existing hazards



AWR-140 Introduction to Radiological/Nuclear WMD Operations



Target Audience
  • Emergency Management
  • Emergency Medical Services
  • Fire Service
  • Hazardous Material
  • Law Enforcement
  • Health Care
  • Public Health
  • Public Works
  • Agriculture
  • Animal Emergency Services
  • Citizen/Community Volunteer
  • Search & Rescue
  • Transportation

Continuing Education
CEU: Hours - 1


Franklin County Emergency Management

1101 E. Ainsworth St
Pasco , WA 99301

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Course Manager

Chris Lee

(509) 545-3546