HAZWOPER 40 Hour

Course Description

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.

This course covers topics included in 29 CFR 1910.120 (e). The online course meets the standard requirement of 40 hrs of intial training.

The three days field experience under a trained, experienced supervisor is the responsibility of the students employer or potential employer.

Note: Trainees will have to schedule with our live instructor for hands-on training in the donning, doffing, and use of the Personal Protective Equipment required for their jobsite(s) in accordance with 29 CFR 1910.120 for completion of this course.

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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:
40 hours
Tuition:
$295
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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