HAZWOPER Awareness

29 CFR 1910.120

All awareness level employees who are likely to identify a hazardous substance release should be trained in a 4-hour awareness course. This training will make the employee aware of the emergency response plan and how to follow it in an awareness level.

Course Outline:

  • Use of DOT Emergency Response Guidebook (ERG)
  • Ability to identify hazardous substances
  • Recognition of hazards
  • Local response plan
  • Regulation Overview
  • Site Characterization
  • Hazard Recognition
  • Site Control

The employer shall ensure that each employee is evaluated to confirm that he/she understands the information provided in the training.

SELA Safety Council, LLC. training conforms to OSHA CBT Training standards and ANSI Z490.1. Criteria for Accepted Practices in Safety, Health and Environmental Training. SELA Safety Council, LLC. follows all ANSI training criteria.

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Estimated Time: 2 Hours

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