The topics covered in the 24-hr 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. Individuals who are medically evaluated, present a physician’s written consent, and bring their personal respirator will receive a qualitative fit test free of charge. NES offers a quantitative fit test for an additional fee of $35 (this can be added to your order once you have placed this course in your cart). 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 operations tasks safely and in compliance with the OSHA Hazardous Waste Operations Standard. This course complies with 29 CFR 1910.120 and 8 CCR 5192 regulations.
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.
1141 Sibley Street
Folsom, CA 95630
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Concord, CA 94520