Prerequisite: HAZWOPER-24 or HAZWOPER-40
Requirements to Host Class: Classroom with tables and AV equipment
Class Hours: 8
This course meets the requirements outlined in OSHA 29 CFR 1910.120 for 8 (eight) hours of annual refresher training. 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.
The course is comprised of nine sections covering topics pertaining to workplace hazards associated with Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER). Topics include HAZWOPER regulations, site characterization, toxicology, hazard recognition, personal protective equipment, decontamination, medical surveillance, confined space entry and emergency procedures. Upon successful completion of the course you will receive a certificate of completion.
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
Identify the uses for Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and how to choose the correct PPE
Understand the principles of decontamination as well as levels of decontamination and methods
Understand the 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