First respondents at the awareness level are expected to recognise the presence of hazardous materials, protect themselves, secure the area and call for trained personnel. At the operational level, the first responded uses the knowledge gained from the awareness level to act in a defensive posture to protect people, the environment or property from the effects of an unplanned hazardous material release.
NFPA 1072 Hazardous Materials – Awareness / Operations
Course Ref: NFPA 1072
This course is aimed for emergency personnel who may be first on the scene at a hazardous materials emergency.