OSHA Hazwoper 40 Hour Training
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Hazwoper 40 Hour Training Course Overview

The Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response Standard (HAZWOPER) applies to five distinct groups of employers and their employees. This includes any employees who are exposed or potentially exposed to hazardous substances including hazardous waste and who are engaged in clean-up operations required by a governmental body, whether federal, state, local, or other involving hazardous substances that are conducted at uncontrolled hazardous waste sites; corrective actions involving clean-up operations at sites covered by the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act of 1976 (RCRA); voluntary clean-up operations at sites recognized by federal, state, local, or other governmental body as uncontrolled hazardous waste sites; operations involving hazardous wastes that are conducted at treatment, storage, and disposal facilities regulated by Title 40 Code of Federal Regulations Parts 264 and 265 pursuant to RCRA, or by agencies under agreement with U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to implement RCRA regulations and emergency response operations for releases of, or substantial threats of releases of, hazardous substances regardless of the location of the hazard.

Course Topics

  • Hazard recognition
  • Introduction to HAZWOPER regulations
  • Air monitoring methods and instrumentation
  • Toxicology and exposure guidelines
  • Respiratory protection
  • Site entry and reconnaissance and establishment of zones
  • Decontamination methods
  • Radiation
  • Response organization utilizing the Incident Command System
  • Chemical protective clothing
  • Table top scenarios and hands-on exercises
  • End of course exam

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