24-hour First Responder Operations (FRO)
Duration: 24 hrs
Emergency Response personnel at the operations level are individuals who respond to releases or potential releases of hazardous substances as part of the initial response to the site for the purpose of protecting nearby persons, property, or the environment from the effects of the release. They are trained to respond in a defensive fashion without trying to stop the release. Their function is to contain the release from a safe distance, keep it from spreading, and prevent exposures.
Target Audience: Firefighters, Police, EMS
Prerequisite: Hazmat First Responder Awareness
Annual refresher training is required to maintain certification
Course meets the following training requirements: