HAZWOPER 40hr Training

HAZWOPER Training Courses (8hr/24hr/40hr)
OSHA developed the Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response Standard (HAZWOPER) program to protect the workers working at hazardous sites and devised extensive regulations to ensure their safety and health.

All of our courses comply with OSHA regulations. Receive your certification with our 24- or 40-hour course, or renew your HAZWOPER certification with our 8-hour refresher.

HAZWOPER Training Required
The Federal OSHA HAZWOPER Standard (29 CFR Part 1910.120) – requires that all employees that are exposed to or handle hazardous materials must take a 24hr or 40hr HAZWOPER Training Course and an 8hr Annual Refresher, at a level required by their job function and responsibility, before they are permitted to engage in hazardous waste operations that could expose them to hazardous substances.

HAZWOPER Training Sequence

  • Step 1. Complete either the 24 hour or 40 hour HAZWOPER training course. There are no prerequisites for these courses.
  • Step 2. Perform any additional site-specific training certification as directed by employer. Additional HAZWOPER training is performed and certified by the trainer and employer.
  • Step 3. HAZWOPER Supervisor Training. This training requires you complete either a 24 hour or 40 hour HAZWOPER course prior to enrolling in a supervisor course.
  • Step 4. HAZWOPER 8 hour Annual Refresher course is required to maintain 40 hour, 24 hour, and Supervisor certifications.

HAZWOPER Training Courses Overview

HAZWOPER 40 Hour Training

Description
This course covers 40 hours of instruction, required by 29 CFR 1910.120, OSHA’s Hazardous Waste and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER) training standard.

This course is specifically designed for workers who are involved in clean-up operations, voluntary clean-up operations, emergency response operations, and storage, disposal, or treatment of hazardous substances or uncontrolled hazardous waste sites. Topics include protection against hazardous chemicals, elimination of hazardous chemicals, safety of workers and the environment and OSHA regulations.

Workers must have 40 hours of initial training and at least three days of supervised field experience before they are allowed to enter the site.

The online course meets the standard requirement of 40 hours of initial training. The required 8 hours of hands-on training can be completed by a qualified instructor. The three days field experience under a trained, experienced supervisor is the responsibility of the student’s employer or potential employer.

Hours: 40 hours

Audience: This course is intended for workers, managers and supervisors who participate in hazardous waste operations where they may be exposed to hazardous materials, waste, and/or substances and health hazards.

  • General site workers involved with removing toxic, flammable or corrosive substances who are likely to be exposed to hazardous substances and site health hazards over permissible and published exposure limits and who are required to wear respirators on the job site.
  • On-site supervisors and managers who are in charge of general site workers engaged in hazardous waste operations .

Pre-Requisites
There are no pre-requisite requirements for this course.

Learning Objectives
This course is comprised of 25 sections, covering topics pertaining to workplace hazards associated with Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER). Topics include:

  • Read and understand OSHA regulations and requirements.
  • Summarize Site Characterization.
  • Understand the principles of toxicology and how they relate to various types of chemical exposures.
  • Describe potentially hazardous situations involving corrosives, solvents, oxidizers and reactive chemicals.
  • Understand Chemicals and the hazards they present in the workplace.
  • Summarize the components of OSHA’s Hazard Communication Standard and the steps for any Hazard Communication Program.
  • Identify radiation hazards and different types of radiation.
  • Identify different types of respiratory equipment.
  • Understand Protection Factors.
  • Identify the uses for Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and how to choose the correct PPE.
  • Understand the characteristics of each work zone.
  • List the elements of site security.
  • Understand the principles of decontamination as well as levels of decontamination and methods.
  • Develop a Medical Surveillance Program and understand its purpose.
  • Identify the types and methods of air monitoring.
  • Understand confined space permit system; be able to identify the main confined space atmospheric hazards, types of ventilation and gain an overall understanding of medical concerns associated with confined spaces.
  • Understand the various considerations in an emergency situation and the importance of training and actions to personal safety and the safety of others.
  • Detectors and monitors at a hazardous waste site.
  • Excavations, including soil analysis, sloping, benching and shoring

Module Quizzes and Final Exam
All module quizzes require a score of 70% to proceed forward in the course. The exam will test your knowledge on information covered throughout the course. You must make a score of at least 70% to pass this course. You will be given up to three opportunities to pass each quiz and the final exam. If you do not pass after three tries, you will be locked out of this course will no longer be able to take your Outreach training in an online format.

Course Completion Certificate
Upon successful completion of the course, you will receive a printable certificate of completion which is accepted by OSHA as documentation of training.

Industry Terms

  • HAZWOPER
  • Clean-up Operation
  • Decontamination
  • Emergency Response
  • Hazardous Materials Response (HAZMAT)
  • Hazardous Waste
  • Hazardous Substances as defined in 40 CFR 261.3 and 49 CFR 171.8.
  • Hazardous Waste Operations

HAZWOPER 24 Hour Training

Description
The 24 hour HAZWOPER online training course is intended to meet the classroom training requirements in OSHA standard 29 CFR 1910.120 for workers on a regulated site who have limited exposure to hazardous substances, but may still participate in clean-up operations, operations involving hazardous waste at a facility or controlled emergency response operations

Workers must have 24 hours of initial training and one day of supervised field experience before they are allowed to enter the site. The online course meets the standard requirement of 24 hours of initial training. The one day field experience under a trained, experienced supervisor is the responsibility of the student’s employer or potential employer.

This training course also applies to workers on site only occasionally, for a specific limited task.

Hours: 24 hours

Audience: This course is intended for workers, managers and supervisors who participate in hazardous waste operations where they may be exposed to hazardous materials, waste, and/or substances and health hazards.

Pre-Requisites
There are no pre-requisite requirements for this course.

Learning Objectives
This course is comprised of 14 sections, covering topics pertaining to work place hazards associated with Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER). Topics include:

  • Recognize and recall OSHA regulations and requirements.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of Site Characterization.
  • Identify the principles of toxicology and how they relate to various types of chemical exposures.
  • Describe potentially hazardous situations involving corrosives, solvents, oxidizers, and reactive chemicals.
  • Identify chemicals and hazards they present in the workplace.
  • Identify components of OSHA’s Hazard Communication Standard and steps of any Hazard Communication Program.
  • Identify radiation hazards and different types of radiation.
  • Identify different types of respiratory equipment.
  • Indicate protection factors.
  • Identify the uses for Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and how to choose the correct PPE.
  • Recognize and indicate the characteristics of a work zone.
  • List the elements of site security.
  • Recognize the principles of decontamination methods as well as levels of decontamination.
  • Define a Medical Surveillance Program and its purpose.
  • Identify the types and methods of air monitoring.
  • Recall characteristics of the confined space permit system, such as main confined space atmospheric hazards and types of ventilation.
  • Describe the medical concerns associated with confined spaces.
  • Indicate the various considerations in an emergency situation and the importance of training and action for personal safety and the safety of others.

Module Quizzes and Final Exam
All module quizzes require a score of 70% to proceed forward in the course. The exam will test your knowledge on information covered throughout the course. You must make a score of at least 70% to pass this course. You will be given up to three opportunities to pass each quiz and the final exam. If you do not pass after three tries, you will be locked out of this course will no longer be able to take your Outreach training in an online format.

Course Completion Certificate
Upon successful completion of the course, you will receive a printable certificate of completion which is accepted by OSHA as documentation of training.

Industry Terms

  • HAZWOPER
  • Clean-up Operation
  • Decontamination
  • Emergency Response
  • Hazardous Materials Response (HAZMAT)
  • Hazardous Waste
  • Hazardous Substances as defined in 40 CFR 261.3 and 49 CFR 171.8.
  • Hazardous Waste Operations

HAZWOPER 8 Hour Annual Refresher

Description
This course meets the requirements outlined in OSHA 29 CFR 1910.120(e) (3) for 8 (eight) hours of annual refresher compliance training for workers, managers and supervisors. This course is designed for general site workers who remove hazardous waste or who are exposed or potentially exposed to hazardous substances or health hazards. Newly updated! Fully interactive training written by industry experts!

OSHA recently adopted the United Nations – Globally Harmonized System (GHS) for labeling and classification of chemicals. The purpose of OSHA’s GHS Hazardous Communications (Hazcom) is to communicate the hazards associated with workplace chemicals clearly, systematically and uniformly to all employees. Hazcom Regulation: 29 CFR 1910.1200.

Hours: 8 hours

Audience: This course is intended for workers, managers and supervisors who participate in hazardous waste operations where they may be exposed to hazardous materials, waste, and/or substances and health hazards.

Pre-Requisites
Enrollment is open to those who have already completed the 40-hour or 24-hour HAZWOPER training and need annual refresher training.

Learning Objectives
The course is comprised of nine (9) sections covering topics pertaining to workplace hazards associated with Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER). Topics include:

  • HAZWOPER Regulations – Recognize and recall OSHA regulations and requirements.
  • Site Characterization – Demonstrate an understanding of Site Characterization.
  • Toxicology – Identify the principles of toxicology and how they relate to various types of chemical exposures.
  • Hazard Recognition – Describe potentially hazardous situations involving corrosives, solvents, oxidizers, and reactive chemicals.
  • Personal Protective Equipment – Identify the uses for Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and how to choose the correct PPE.
  • Decontamination – Recognize the principles of decontamination methods as well as levels of decontamination.
  • Medical Surveillance – Define a Medical Surveillance Program and its purpose.
  • Confined Space Entry – Recall characteristics of the confined space permit system, such as main confined space atmospheric hazards and types of ventilation. Describe the medical concerns associated with confined spaces.
  • Emergency Procedures – Indicate the various considerations in an emergency situation and the importance of training and action for personal safety and the safety of others.

Module Quizzes and Final Exam
All module quizzes require a score of 70% to proceed forward in the course. The exam will test your knowledge on information covered throughout the course. You must make a score of at least 70% to pass this course. You will be given up to three opportunities to pass each quiz and the final exam. If you do not pass after three tries, you will be locked out of this course will no longer be able to take your Outreach training in an online format.

Course Completion Certificate
Upon successful completion of the course, you will receive a printable certificate of completion which is accepted by OSHA as documentation of training.

Industry Terms

  • HAZWOPER
  • Clean-up Operation
  • Decontamination
  • Emergency Response
  • Hazardous Materials Response (HAZMAT)
  • Hazardous Waste
  • Hazardous Substances as defined in 40 CFR 261.3 and 49 CFR 171.8.
  • Hazardous Waste Operations

HAZWOPER Training Levels
There are 3 levels for HAZWOPER training as listed in the OSHA 1910.120 regulations. Within these 3 levels are various job functions and training requirements. Each of these levels offer HAZWOPER certification for the different job functions.

Level 1. Emergency Response

  • First Responder
  • HAZMAT Technician
  • HAZMAT Specialist
  • Incident Commander

Level 2. Cleanup of Contaminated Hazardous Waste Sites

  • 40 hour HAZWOPER Site Worker
  • 24 hour HAZWOPER Site Worker
  • HAZWOPER Supervisor

Level 3. Treatment, Storage, and Disposal (TSD) of Hazardous Waste

  • 24 hour HAZWOPER Site Worker

Overview of Federal OSHA HAZWOPER Training Requirements

Operation Level Initial Training
Annual Refresher Training
Site Clean-Up Operations
Site Worker 40-hours with three days of field experience 8-hours (e)(3)(i)
Occasional Site Worker 24-hours with one day of field experience 8-hours
Manager or Supervisor 40-hours with three days of field experience + 8 hours of supervisor training 8-hours
TSD Facilities
Site Worker 24-hours 8-hours (p)(7)(i)
Emergency Response
First Responder Awareness Competency-based; no hourly requirement Competency-based; no hourly requirement (q)(6)(i) & (q)(8)
First Responder Operations 8-Hours Competency-based; no hourly requirement (q)(6)(ii) &(q)(8)
HAZMAT Technician 24-hours Competency-based; no hourly requirement (q)(6)(iii) &(q)(8)
HAZMAT Specialist Technician Level + Competencies Competency-based; no hourly requirement (q)(6)(iv) &(q)(8)
Incident Commander 24 hours equal to first responder operations + Competencies Competency-based; no hourly requirement (q)(6)(v) &(q)(8)

Note: OSHA Plan States may have different HAZWOPER training requirements. These requirements must be at least as stringent as the Federal OSHA requirements.

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HAZWOPER 8 Hour Annual Refresher
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HAZWOPER 24 Hour Course
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HAZWOPER 40 Hour Course
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HAZWOPER Basic Course – 2hrs
Price: $20.00

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