HAZWOPER Basics

Course Description

HAZWOPER stands for Hazardous Wastes Operation¬† and Emergency Response . Hazardous wastes are major sources of workers’ injuries and fatalities in workplaces. This course gives you a basic understanding of OSHA standards and its role in the prevention and elimination of workers’ injuries and fatalities due to hazardous wastes present at workplaces.

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Course Details

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

None

Time:
1 hour
Tuition:
$20
Course Availability:
Online 24/7

Course Objectives

  1. Understand OSHA standards related to HAZWOPER
  2. Find out methods of protection from hazardous wastes
  3. Explore safety guidelines and requirements of HAZWOPER
  4. Develop knowledge about exposure monitoring and medical surveillance
  5. Learn the significance of the site health and safety program
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Course Content

  1. Written Safety and Health Program
  2. Site Characterization and Analysis
  3. Training Program
  4. Medical Surveillance
  5. Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  6. Sanitation at Temporary Workplaces
  7. Monitoring
  8. Handling Drums and Containers
  9. Decontamination
  10. Emergency Response Plan
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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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