Minimum Training Requirements for Personnel Engaged in EM-40 Emergency Responses
at Hazardous Substance Releases
This training requirement, which exceeds the OSHA requirements at all levels, must be met by all EM-40 employees and
contractor employees engaged in emergency responses to hazardous substance releases.
EM-40 employees or contractors classified as First Responders at the Awareness Level will have 24 hours of HAZWOPER
training. First Responders at the Awareness Level take no action beyond notifying appropriate authorities of the release. (See