Hazmat Awareness Level Course

Hazmat Awareness Level Course

This course complies with NFPA 470 Chapter 4, Competencies for Hazardous Materials/WMD Awareness Level Personnel and Chapter 5, Professional Qualifications for Hazardous Materials Awareness Level Personnel, in addition to 29 CFR 1910.120 (q)(6)(i) First Responder Awareness Level.

Who is this course for?
The course is designed for people who, in the course of their normal duties, could encounter an emergency involving Hazardous Materials/Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD), who are expected to recognize the presence of hazardous materials, protect themselves, call for trained personnel and secure the area.

What Training will you recieve in this course?
This course will train participants to understanding what hazardous substances are, and the risks associated with them in an incident, to understanding of the potential outcomes associated with an emergency created when hazardous substances are present, the ability to recognize the presence of hazardous substances in an emergency, the ability to identify the hazardous substances, if possible, an understanding of the role of the first responder awareness individual in the employer’s emergency response plan including site security and control and the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Emergency Response Guidebook, the ability to realize the need for additional resources, and to make appropriate notifications to the communication center.