HAZWOPER: Haz Matters – First Response


This online training video course educates viewers on the requirements of a first responder to a hazardous substance emergency. This video teaches workers the basics of what a first responder needs to do and what they should not do. OSHA recognizes 5 functional levels of hazardous responder training and this course explores the First Responder Awareness Level. This training course helps workers to understand the four ways a hazardous substance can enter a person’s body, about the different classes of hazardous materials, how to identify the required DOT labeling on trucks and shipping containers, and how to use DOT Emergency Response Guidebook to secure an incident site. Educated employees who have first responder training are better able to choose the initial actions to create a more positive outcome. This video training course will help your employees know what to do in the case of an accident involving hazardous substances.


First responders for hazardous materials incidents

Chemical Plant|Emergency Response Services|Hazardous Waste Operations|Loading Dock|Manufacturing Plant

Introduction|The Incident|The Role of the First Responder|Substance Identification|Emergency Response Plan|Notification|Emergency Response Guidebook|Secure the Scene


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Training Time:
20-48 minutes

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Devices Supported:
Windows, Apple, Android, Chrome

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Interactive Producer:
Mastery Training Content Network

Original Content Producer:
Excal Visual Inc.