Pitt Community College Law Enforcement Training Division

ONLINE 2018 Hazardous Materials



Lesson Purpose: To provide the participant with the skills necessary to identify a hazardous materials incident, implement proper notification, and identify immediate threats to themselves and others through the use of the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Emergency Response Guidebook (ERG).

Training Objectives: At the end of this block of instruction, the participant will be able to achieve the following objectives in accordance with the information presented during the instructional period:

  1. Define “hazardous materials” and the risks associated with them during a hazardous materials incident.
  2. Describe the duties of an awareness-level first responder at the scene of a hazardous materials incident.
  3. List methods used to recognize the presence of a hazardous material, to include the identification of the possible material or substance based on readily available clues.
  4. Demonstrate the ability to use the DOT Emergency Response Guidebook in identifying a hazardous material and appropriate first responder actions, to include notifying additional resources.
  5. Recognize hazards when responding to potential incidents involving illicit drug laboratories and chemical suicides and how to implement appropriate protective measures.


Hours/Credits: Two (2)


Students will need to create a Moodle account at http://cecourses.pittcc.edu/

Requested courses will be added to the student's Moodle account within 2-3 business days.

New Pitt Community College students will need to complete the student data form provided below and submit to our training division; [email protected] or fax to 252-321-4549.


Related files:

Created by:   Pitt Community College Law Enforcement Training Division
Already signed up? You can change your sign up.

Sign up here to take this course ONLINE

172 slots filled - more available

©2018 SignUpGenius.
All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | Home