24-Hour Hazardous Waste Operations (HAZWOPER)

24-Hour Hazardous Waste Operations (HAZWOPER)


Group discount pricing is available as follows:
3-5 participants: 5% discount
6-10 participants: 10% discount
11-15 participants: 15% discount
16-20 participants: 20% discount
21+ participants: contact NES at 1-800-NES-ADVISE (1-800-637-2384)

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Classes run from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. daily with a break for lunch and additional short breaks at the instructor’s discretion.

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Applicable Regulations:
29 CFR 1910.120 & 8 CCR 5192

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 manual and a certificate of completion.

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
  • Decontamination
  • Medical emergencies

Training Facilities:

NES, Inc.
1141 Sibley Street
Folsom, CA 95630

2440 Stanwell Drive, Suite B
Concord, CA 94520

Oxford Suites Chico
2035 Business Lane
Chico, CA 95928

Chico CARD Community Center
545 Vallombrosa Avenue
Chico, CA 95926

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