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HAZWOPER 8-Hour Refresher

All employees, managers, and supervisors who have completed the 24-hour and 40-hour HAZWOPER course must earn 8 hours of refresher training annually. This course meets 40CFR RCRA annual review of employee training.

Students will review the following concepts:

  • Health and safety issues and dangers present at hazardous waste sites.
  • How to obtain names of personnel and alternates responsible for site safety & health.
  • Work practices for minimizing risks from site hazards.
  • 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.
  • Medical surveillance requirements including recognition of symptoms and signs that might indicate overexposure to hazardous materials.
  • Engineering controls, work practices, and personal protective equipment for employee protection.

Prerequisites: HAZWOPER Training

Training Materials: Those attending this training program will receive a training manual that includes a detailed script keyed to overhead graphics. A certificate and wallet card will be awarded to the student upon successful completion of the training program.