HAZWOPER - Awareness Level

The initial responders at the HAZWOPER - Awareness level are trained to initiate an emergency response sequence by notifying the proper authorities. The training will review identification of hazardous material classifications, hazardous substances, spill/leak procedures, release types, chemical first-aid, and notification requirements. Evacuation procedures are provided to participants that are likely to witness or discover a hazardous substance release. Regulation: General Industry Safety Order 5192. If you are a person with a disability and need an accommodation to participate, please contact the California JPIA training division by email, training@cjpia.org, within two business days of the training date, noting that the Authority is closed on Fridays. (Duration: 4 Hours)
Topics Covered:
  • Site characterization and analysis
  • Release types, including incidental release, incidental/emergency response and emergency response
  • Identification and recognition of container shapes and markings using the Department of Transportation (DOT) Emergency Response Guidebook
  • Understanding mitigation action and techniques
4 hours
Training for employees who have potential hazardous materials exposure
Who should attend:
Employees who have potential hazardous materials exposure
Every Year
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