HAZWOPER 24 Hour – Technician

Course Description

This course covers broad issues pertaining to the hazard recognition at work sites. OSHA has developed the HAZWOPER program to protect the workers working at hazardous sites and devised extensive regulations to ensure their safety and health. This course, while identifying different types of hazards, also suggests possible precautions and protective measures to reduce or eliminate hazards at the work place.

This course fulfills your requirements for certification under 29 CFR, Part 1910.120 (q), or other applicable state regulations for certification to the 24-hour Occasional Site Worker level.

Note: 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 24hrs of initial training. The one day field experience under a trained, experienced supervisor is the responsibility of the student’s employer or potential employer.

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Course Details

Next Start Date:
Tuesday December 11, 2018
Federal Standard:
29 CFR 1910.120
Frequency:

8 Hour refresher required annually offered online or live instruction

Prerequisite:

None

Time:
24 hours
Tuition:
$199
Course Availability:
Online 24/7

Live Trainer Available

This course is also available as an instructor led course by demand.
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Course Objectives

  1. Understand the purpose of OSHA and its role in regulating occupational safety
  2. Use Site Characterization to establish problems that may exist in your workplace and measures that can be implemented to eliminate hazards
  3. Identify hazardous materials existent in the workplace and the possible methods, symptoms and preventative measures of exposure
  4. Encourage the use of Material Safety Data sheets (MSDS) to identify and properly handle hazardous materials
  5. Familiarize yourself with materials, compounds and mixtures that may present flammable, explosive, chemical or radiological hazards
  6. Emphasize the importance of personal protective equipment in limiting hazardous exposure
  7. Establish an effective Site Control Program to limit the risk of exposure to only those working in the hazardous work zone
  8. Implement procedures for treating workers in the event of hazardous exposure
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Course Content

  1. Regulation Overview
  2. Site Characterization
  3. Toxicology
  4. Hazard Recognition
  5. Hazard & Safety Analysis
  6. Hazardous Chemical Awareness
  7. Radiological Hazards
  8. Respiratory Protection
  9. Personal Protective Equipment
  10. Site Control
  11. Decontamination
  12. Medical Surveillance
  13. Air Monitoring
  14. Confined Space Entry
  15. Emergency Procedures
  16. Material Sampling
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System Requirements

The elements listed below are the minimum system requirements to take this online course. While you may use the minimum requirements, your experience online will be greatly enhanced through the use of a faster internet connection, i.e. cable or DSL as opposed to ‘dial-up’.

  • IBM PC Compatible Computer [200 MHz processor with 32MB RAM]
  • Sound Card with speakers or headphones
  • SVGA [800×600] video card, driver, and monitor
  • Microsoft Windows 95/98/ME/NT/2000/XP
  • Internet connection [minimum 56Kbps recommended]
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer version 5.0 or greater [free download]
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