Hazwoper Training

Why take hazwoper training?

  • OSHA 24 Hour Hazwoper training is required for employees visiting uncontrolled hazardous waste operation sites
  • OSHA 40 Hour Hazwoper training is required for workers that perform activities that potentially expose them to hazardous substances
  • OSHA Hazwoper training is required for workers who will perform clean up operations, emergency response operations, and storage or disposal of hazardous substances or uncontrolled hazardous waste sites

Regulatory Requirements

  • OSHA 24 Hour Hazwoper certification has no hands-on requirements, but requires 1 day of supervised field experience before they may enter the site
  • OSHA 40 Hour Hazwoper certification requires additional hands-on training in the use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) included in 29 CFR 1910.120, and 3 days of supervised field experience before they may enter the site

Outcomes of the 40 Hour Hazwoper Certification

  • The ability to identify hazardous materials in the workplace as well as preventative measures of exposure
  • Clarification of the OSHA regulation pertaining to hazardous materials and OSHA’s intent to protect workers in the workplace against possible harm
  • Familiarity with materials, compounds, and mixtures that may create flammable, explosive, chemical, or radiological hazards
  • Create awareness of the importance of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and how to use correctly according to regulation 29 CFR 1910.120
  • Learn how to establish a Site Control Program to limit exposure to workers in the hazardous site work zone
  • Learn how to treat those workers that may become exposed to hazardous materials

If you have questions about the Hazwoper certification, visit Theasbestosinstitute.com or contact us at  602 864 6564

*** OSHA 40 Hazwoper training courses are scheduled on an as-needed basis. Please contact us today to find a training location near you.

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