Hazardous Material Awareness Level Trained Personnel are trained to identify the potential hazards of hazardous materials and isolate or evacuate the area as necessary. If there is a potential for exposures to hazardous materials, OSHA requires workers to receive Hazardous Material Awareness Training under 29 CFR 1910.120 annually.
- Understand what hazardous substances are and the risk associated with them in an incident;
- Recognize the presence of hazardous substances in an emergency;
- Understand the role of the emergency responder at the awareness level, including site security and control;
- Have an understanding of the U.S. Department of Transportation Emergency Response Guidebook;
- Realize the need for additional resources, and to make appropriate notifications to the community.
Persons that are classifed under 29CFR 1910.120 (q) as responders and require training on an annual basis.
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