HAZMAT Emergency Response Awareness
$115.00 $95.00 (Premium Membership)
HAZMAT Emergency Response Awareness


  • access_time 04:00 hours / 0.40 CEUs


This course is designed for first responders at the awareness level. 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. The required amount of time to complete the course is dependent upon your knowledge of workplace safety. You have up to six months to complete the course.

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will have the knowledge, skills, and abilities to:

  • Understand what hazardous substances are, and the risks associated with them in an incident.
  • Understand the potential outcomes associated with an emergency created when hazardous substances are present.
  • Recognize the presence of hazardous substances in an emergency.
  • Identify the hazardous substances, if possible.
  • Understand of the role of the first responder awareness individual in the employer's emergency response plan including site security and control and the U.S. Department of Transportation's Emergency Response Guidebook.
  • Realize the need for additional resources, and to make appropriate notifications to the communication center.


The HAZMAT Emergency Response Awareness Course is a foundational course that requires no prerequisites.

Continuing Education Units:

(0.40) CEUs are offered for this course. As an IACET Accredited Provider, NASP offers IACET CEUs for its learning events that comply with the ANSI/IACET Continuing Education and Training Standard. CEUs will be reflected on the Certificate upon successful completion of the course and passing the exam. Partial credit or adjusted CEUs will not be awarded for individuals who do not successfully meet the criteria for achievement of CEUs.

Online Exams:

The student will take a comprehensive online exam at the end of the course. You must score 80% to receive a certificate. You have two opportunities to pass the exam.


A refresher course and exam will be required every one (1) year. The cost of this recertification is $95.

Non-discrimination Policy:

NASP is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free of all forms of discrimination. View the full document here.

Proprietary Interest Disclosure:

The instructor(s) has no financial interest in any course documents, products, tools, or instruments. View the full document here.