29 CFR1910.120-Employees who work in an area, or areas, where there is a potential to witness or discover an uncontrolled release of a hazardous substance and whose response actions will be limited to initiating emergency response procedures by notifying the proper authorities, must receive first responder awareness level training.
Legal Mandates: OSHA
Such employees are not limited to police, hospital or fire department personnel, but includes any employees meeting the previous description.
Training requirements must be derived from the roles assign in the Emergency Response Plan and/or procedures.
Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HazWOpER)