4-hour Hazmat First Responder Awareness (FRA)


Duration: 4 hrs


First responders at the awareness level are individuals who are likely to witness or discover a hazardous substance release and who have been trained to initiate an emergency response sequence by notifying the proper authorities of the release. They would take no further action beyond notifying the authorities of the release.

Target Audience: Industry

Prerequisite: None

Annual refresher training is required to maintain certification

Course meets the following training requirements:

  • 29 CFR 1910.120 (q)(6)(i)

Course TOPICS:


  • Risks and potential outcomes associated with hazardous materials
  • Recognizing the presence of hazardous materials
  • Area isolation
  • Understanding of the role of the first responder trained at the awareness level in relation to the employer's emergency response plan
  • Recognizing the need for additional resources and appropriate notifications

Per the Hazmat Technician training requirement 29 CFR 1910.120(q)(6):


  • Training shall be based on the duties and function to be performed by each responder of an emergency response organization.
  • Application: we can tailor the course content based on the job description and duties of your employees taking the class.