HAZMAT AWARENESS

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HAZMAT AWARENESS

  1. 1. First Responder Awareness Level Training UNIT 1 - “Preparation”
  2. 2. Unit Objectives • Identify OSHA and EPA training requirements • Identify the role of the Awareness Level First Responder • Identify the roles of the Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC) and the State Emergency Response Commission (SERC)
  3. 3. Hazardous Materials • Defined in numerous ways – U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) – U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) – U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) • Simplified Definition • Extremely Hazardous Substances

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