Hazmat Awareness Education Notice

Chief Richard Stanley of the Wareham Police Department and Doug Forbes, of MEMA Region 2, encourage Citizens of Wareham to participate in FEMA’s Independent Study Program focusing on an introduction to hazardous materials. The course will familiarize the citizen with laws and regulations governing the storage and disposal of Hazardous Materials, how to identify hazardous materials, and the health effects such materials can have if you come into contact with them. This course is great for home owners and business owners alike, and can help familiarize you with the hazardous materials you come into contact with every day.

The course is titled “IS-5.A – An Introduction to Hazardous Materials” and is available to anyone who wishes to take it through FEMA’s online independent study program.