HAZWOPER – Operations / First Responder

Course Description

This 16 hour Hazardous Materials Waste Operations Emergency Response program is for supervisors, managers, or workers, who respond to hazardous materials emergencies. This level of response is prescribed by OSHA to be response in a defensive manner only, but not to come in contact with the hazardous materials.

Instructors include all elements of the OSHA prescribed course content with an emphasis on how to apply and use the process and information in field operations.

This course includes scenario operations with the proper equipment. Graduates will have successfully fulfilled their off-site training for OSHA CFR 1910.120

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Course Details

Next Start Date:
Saturday August 24, 2019


16 hours
Course Availability:
Upon Request - Call for Availability

Course Content

  1. Hazardous Material Identification Systems
  2. Material Safety Data Sheets
  3. Hazard Recognition & Risk Evaluation
  4. Sources of Information & Assistance
  5. Standard Operating Safety Guidelines
  6. Levels of Protection & PPE
  7. Direct Reading Instruments
  8. Response Organization
  9. Marine Debris Minimization
  10. Hands-on Evaluation & Written Examination