HAZWOPER 8 Hour Refresher

Course Description

This course meets the requirements in OSHA 29 CFR 1910.120 for eight hours of annual refresher training for workers at hazardous waste sites.

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.

Topics include HAZWOPER regulations, safety and health plans, hazardous chemicals, safety hazards, air monitoring, medical surveillance, site control, decontamination, personal protective equipment, and respiratory equipment.

This course covers the topics in OSHA 29 CFR 1910.120. Prerequisites: Enrollment is open to those who have already completed the 40-hour or 24-hour HAZWOPER training.

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Course Details

Next Start Date:
Saturday November 16, 2019
Federal Standard:
29 CFR 1910.120


8 hours
Study Guide: (Optional)
Online Special:
OSHA 8 Hour Refresher w Blood Borne Pathogens + Study Guide: $119.00
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Course Availability:
Online 24/7

Live Trainer Available

This course is also available as an instructor led course every Wednesday @ 8:00 a.m. in Lafayette, LA or by demand at your location.
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Course Objectives

  1. Read and understand OSHA regulations & requirements
  2. Use Site Characterization to identify hazards found in the workplace and steps to be taken to minimize hazards
  3. Better understand the principles of toxicology and how they relate to various types of chemical exposures
  4. Develop a Medical Surveillance Program and understand its purpose
  5. Identify the uses for Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and how to choose the correct PPE for a situation
  6. Understand the principles of decontamination as well as levels of decontamination and decontamination methods
  7. Have a better understanding of potentially hazardous situations involving corrosives, solvents, oxidizers, and reactive chemicals
  8. Understand the various considerations in an emergency and the importance of training and actions to personal safety and the safety of others
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Course Content

  1. Regulation Overview
  2. Hazard Recognition
  3. Site Characterization, Analysis and Control
  4. Toxicology
  5. Medical Surveillance
  6. Safe Work Practices & PPE
  7. Emergency Procedures
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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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