Information Bulletin Number 0906298



NFPA has Announces the 2010 Warren E. Isman
Grant for Hazmat Teams
WARREN E. ISMAN EDUCATIONAL GRANT
Distribution
There will be a minimum of one $5,000 (USD) grant for one hazardous materials response team (maximum of five
members) to register for specialized training at one national hazardous materials conference each year.
Qualifications
Any established hazardous materials incident response team from a fire department, police department or other publicfunded
program may apply. Preference will be given to teams which demonstrate:
1. Leadership qualities.
2. Communication abilities.
3. 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.
Applicants
A team must submit a letter and completed application to the committee addressing the qualifications noted above and
stating their achievements in these areas. The letter should include the names of all team members and information on
the conference they wish to attend. A team must also fill out our application (PDF, 39 KB) by September 15.
NFPA 472:
http://www.nfpa.org/catalog/product.asp?category%5Fname=Hazardous+Materials&pid=47202&target%5Fpid=47202&src%5Fpid
=&link%5Ftype=category&src=catalog
NFPA 473:
http://www.nfpa.org/catalog/product.asp?category%5Fname=Hazardous+Materials&pid=47302&target%5Fpid=47302&src%5Fpid
=&link%5Ftype=category&src=catalog
Application: http://www.nfpa.org/assets/files/PDF/ismanapptype.pdf
NFPA: www.nfpa.org
Warren E. Isman Educational Grant at NFPA:
http://www.nfpa.org/itemDetail.asp?categoryID=471&itemID=17868&URL=Training/Scholarships,%20awards,%20grants/For%20
the%20fire%20service/Warren%20E.%20Isman%20Educational%20Grant