Federal and California Regulation OSHA HAZWOPER Standard

Next class: Dec 13th-Dec 17th, 2021, Charlotte, NC

About This Training

The classroom affords the student the opportunity to receive practical experience and the ability to handle the tools and equipment that are available to the HAZWOPER worker.

This version of the OSHA 40 Hour HAZWOPER course may still need to be followed up with on-site specific equipment training because the equipment that is used during the instruction for our classroom training may not be the exact equipment the employee will be using as part of their job function.

Target Audience

Per 29 CFR 1910.120(e)(3)(i) and 29 CFR 1926.65(e)(3)(i)

General site workers (such as equipment operators, general laborers and supervisory personnel) engaged in hazardous substance removal or other activities which expose or potentially expose workers to hazardous substances and health hazards shall receive a minimum of 40 hours of instruction off the site, and a minimum of three days actual field experience under the direct supervision of a trained experienced supervisor.

Scheduled Classes

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What topics does this training cover? *

Day 1

24 and 40 Hour HAZWOPER Training Overview; Introduction and HAZWOPER Overview; Regulatory Overview; Safety and Health Program; Medical Surveillance; Hazardous Materials Recognition and Reference Sources; Toxicology; The Hazard Communication Standard; Physical and Chemical Properties; Site Characterization and Analysis; Site Control; and General Safety Hazards.

Day 2

Personal Protective Equipment; Respiratory Protection Program; Chemical Protective Clothing; Medical Considerations for Wearing Chemical Protective Clothing; Gas Detection Basics; Sampling Methods and Procedures; Handling Containers and Managing Spills; Decontamination; HAZWOPER Emergency Response; Confined Space Overview; and Introduction to Respiratory Protection.

Day 3

Types of Respiratory Protection; Respirator Selection and Use; Respirator Medical Evaluation; Respirator Fit Testing; Respirator Training and Program Guidelines; Respirator Maintenance and Care; Chemical Protective Clothing (CPC) Overview; Chemical Protective Clothing (CPC) Program; Chemical Protective Clothing (CPC) Selection; Chemical Protective Clothing Classifications;

Day 4

Donning Chemical Protective Clothing; Doffing Chemical Protective Clothing; Decontaminating Chemical Protective Clothing; Inspection Storage and Maintenance of Protective Clothing; Training and Monitoring for CPC; Preventing Sparks; Sensor Technology; Types of Gas Detection Systems; Colorimetric Tubes and Diffusion Tubes; Flammability and CGI's (Combustible Gas Indicators); PIDs and FIDs; and Other Detection Devices.

Day 5

Hands-on training with equipment.

* Topics may vary slightly from day-to-day depending on the progress of the class.