HAZWOPER Specialist

Course Description

This 40 hour Hazardous Materials Waste Operations Emergency Response program is for supervisors, managers, or workers, who are directrly responsible for hazardous material emergency response or participate in hazardous waste clean-up operations.

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. Graduates will have successfully fulfilled their off-site training for OSHA CFR 1910.120

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Course Details

Next Start Date:
Sunday August 25, 2019


40 hours
Course Availability:
Upon Request - Call for Availability

Course Content

  1. Hazardous Material Identification Systems
  2. Material Safety Data Sheets
  3. Basic Chemistry & Chemical Properties
  4. Sources of Information & Assistance
  5. Hazard Recognition & Risk Evaluation
  6. Levels of Protection & PPE
  7. Standard Operating Safety Guidelines
  8. Response Organization
  9. Direct Reading Instrumentation
  10. Hazardous Material Emergency Response Exercises
  11. Exercise Debriefing & Operations Planning
  12. Decontamination Procedures
  13. Marine Debris Minimization
  14. Hands-on Evaluation & Written Examination