40- Hour Hazwoper
Description: 40 Hour HAZWOPER
This training program consists of a synopsis of the core elements of an occupational safety and health program including emergency response plan and procedures.
Besides live lecture and instructional videos, the program includes discussion of pertinent provisions of EPA standards or laws, decontamination equipment and procedures, and review of air and contamination monitoring equipment. The training concludes with a class interactive task where students are asked to apply the information and materials that were provided during the course to mock hazardous scenarios.
Upon course completion students will be eligible for 4.0 CEUs
There are no prerequisites needed to attend this 40 Hour Hazwoper course. Students must be able to verbally communicate with their instructor in the primary language of the training.
This course fulfills the training requirement for persons working with or around Hazardous materials as per OSHA Subpart H 29 CFR 1910.120
General site workers (such as equipment operators, general laborers and supervisory personnel) engaged in hazardous substance removal or other activities which expose or potentially expose workers to hazardous substances and health hazards.
Upon completion of this OSHA training course, the student will be able to:
- List specific laws and governmental agencies that pertain to hazardous waste removal
- Identify elements of chemical labels and SDS sheets under OSHA’s Hazard Communication standard
- Evaluate physical and safety hazards on hazardous waste sites
- Describe general types of personal protective equipment including chemical protective clothing and respirators used when dealing with hazardous waste.