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Grants to Minnesota Agencies for HAZMAT Response and Emergency Management Training

Hazardous Materials Emergency Preparedness (HMEP) Grants - Hazardous Materials Courses Core Training 2017


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Funding Source
Wisconsin Department of Military Affairs - Division of Emergency Management
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Geographic Focus
USA: Wisconsin

Important Dates
Deadline: 02/01/17 Save

Grant Description
Grants to Minnesota government agencies and regional hazardous materials agencies to offer hazardous materials emergency response and management training courses. Funding may be applied to travel, training, contractual, and consultant costs. The available courses are comprehensive and exceed national training standards in the field of Hazardous Materials (HazMat) response training. Core courses include training in the following areas:

-Hazmat Incident Commander
-Hazmat Officer
-Hazmat Safety Officer
-Hazmat Refresher
-Hazmat Technical Decon Refresher
-Developing a Plan of Action
-Chemistry of Hazmat-Part I
-Surveying a Hazmat Incident
-General Competencies
-Level A Personal Protective
-Level B Personal Protective
-ID of Methods and Procedures
-Hazardous Materials Monitoring Refresher


  • Others (see text field entitled "Additional Eligibility Criteria" for clarification)

Additional Eligibility Criteria
The following are eligible to apply:
-City or County Hazardous Materials Teams
-State Sponsored Hazardous Materials Teams
-Counties, on behalf of local units of government
-The Regional Emergency All-Climate Training (REACT) Center may apply on behalf of Hazardous Materials Teams or local responders.

Pre-Application Information
Applications must be submitted through Egrants on or before February 1, 2017. Applications will be accepted through the February 1 deadline, or until funds are depleted. The grants will be awarded on a first-come-first-serve basis and will be limited to no more than one class per application.

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Term of Contract
The project start date is no earlier October 3, 2016. The project end date is no later than September 30, 2017.

Contact Information
Paul Cooke
(608) 427-7421

Deb Hughes
(608) 242-3236

Egrants Assistance:
Weekdays, 7:30 AM – 4:00 PM
(608) 242-3236

Wisconsin Emergency Management
2400 Wright Street
PO Box 7865
Madison WI 53707-7865

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