The topics covered in the 40-hr HAZWOPER course include chemical and physical hazard recognition, hazard controls, selection of personal protective equipment, air monitoring, respiratory protection, site control, decontamination, field-specific operations (drum handling, trenching and excavation, etc.), and an introduction to emergency response. Training includes classroom instruction and a field exercise utilizing the use of personal protective equipment, monitoring, sampling, and decon practices. Each student will receive a printed manual, flash drive with reference materials, and a certificate of completion. 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 course prepares students to perform hazardous waste operations safely and in compliance with the OSHA Hazardous Waste Operations Standard. This course is for employees involved in hazardous waste remediation activities (site workers). Contents of this course comply with 29 CFR 1910.120 and 8 CCR 5192 regulations.
Who Should Attend
This course is designed for individuals involved in hazardous waste remediation activities where potential exposure to regulated hazards exists.
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