This course examines current issues in management of a department-wide hazardous materials program. It includes issues that are pertinent to officers and managers in public safety departments, including regulations and requirements for hazardous materials (hazmat) preparedness, response, storage, transportation, handling, and use; and the emergency response to terrorism threat/incident. Subjects covered include state, local, and federal emergency response planning; personnel and training; and operations considerations such as determining strategic goals and tactical objectives.
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