HAZWOPER 40-Hour - Hazardous Waste Operations

All employees (including managers and supervisors) who work at a hazardous waste site in which there exists a possibility of exposure to hazardous substances should take this course.

This is a comprehensive training program that encompasses all aspects of hazardous waste operations. This training covers:

  • Health and safety programs.
  • Site characterization and analysis.
  • Appropriate site control procedures.
  • Employee training requirements (29 CFR 1910.120 [e]).
  • Engineering controls, work practices, and personal protective equipment for employee protection.
  • Monitoring procedures and requirements.
  • Informational programs.
  • Procedures for handling drums and containers.
  • Decontamination procedures.
  • Procedures for emergency response by employees at uncontrolled hazardous waste sites.
  • Illumination requirements.
  • Sanitation practices at temporary workplaces.

Training Materials: Those attending this training program will receive a training manual that includes a detailed script keyed to overhead graphics and the U.S. Department of Transportation's Emergency Response Guidebook. A certificate and wallet card will be awarded to the student upon successful completion of the training program.

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