Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this program will be presented online in webinar format.
The topics covered in the 24-Hour HAZWOPER course include chemical and physical hazard recognition, hazard controls, selection of personal protective equipment, site control, decontamination, field-specific operations (drum handling, trenching and excavation, etc.), and an introduction to emergency response. Each student will receive a course materials download link prior to the webinar and a certificate of completion following the training.
The purpose of this course is to prepare students to perform limited hazardous waste remediation and cleanup operations/tasks safely and in compliance with the OSHA Hazardous Waste Operations Standard.
Who Should Attend:
This course is for occasional hazardous waste site workers working at fully characterized and monitored sites where exposure above established thresholds is not expected and air monitoring or use of respirators is not required.
Key Course Topics:
- Laws and regulations
- Chemical & reactive hazards
- DOT/UN hazard classes
- Physical & biological hazards
- Personal protective equipment (PPE)
- Hazard assessment
- Site control
- Medical emergencies
*NOTE: This training does not satisfy 29 CFR 1910.120(q) / 8 CCR 5192(q) emergency response training requirements; employees who would engage in emergency response operations must complete First Responder Operations, Hazardous Materials Technician, and/or Incident Commander training as determined by their anticipated level of response and operations responsibilities.