NFPA offers grant for hazardous materials response teams

Blog Post created by mikehazell Employee on Jun 27, 2012

Apply today for the Warren E. Isman Education Grant, which will provide a $5,000 award for one hazardous materials response team to register for specialized training at a national hazardous materials conference.

Any established hazardous materials incident response team from a fire department, police department or other public-funded program may apply. Preference will be given to teams which demonstrate:

  • Leadership qualities
  • Communication abilities
  • Training to the levels outlined in NFPA 472, Professional Competence of Responders to Hazardous Materials Incidents, and NFPA 473, Competencies for EMS Personnel Responding to Hazardous Materials Incidents

Learn more, download an application. All applications must be submitted by September 15.