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. First responders at the awareness level shall have sufficient training or have had sufficient experience to objectively demonstrate competency in the following areas (as specified in 1910.120(q)(6)(i)).
COST: $150/person, minimum of 8. Less than 8, $1200/day. Certificate upon completion.