HAZWOPER 40 HR
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- Course Delivery: On Demand
- Duration: 40
- Language: English
- Difficulty: Intermediate
Hazardous material workers involved in cleanup/remediation at industrial sites, RCRA or Superfund sites, post emergency response activities of contaminated sites or spills, and voluntary cleanups require the OSHA 40 hour HAZWOPER training. HAZWOPER 40 hour training provides in-depth training for working safely at contaminated sites per OSHA requirements and beyond.
This course covers 40 hours of instruction required by 29 CFR 1910.120, OSHA's Hazardous Waste and Emergency Response training standard. This course is designed for workers directly engaged in hazardous substance removal or other activities which expose or potentially expose workers to hazardous substances and health hazards.
This course is comprised of 24 sections covering topics pertaining to hazard recognition, exposure limits, and risk assessments for site safety concerns. Upon successful completion of the course, you will receive a certificate of completion which is accepted by employers as documentation of training.
At the completion of this course, you will be able to:
Read and understand OSHA regulations and requirements
Summarize Site Characterization
Understand the principles of toxicology and how they relate to various types of chemical exposures
Describe potentially hazardous situations involving corrosives, solvents, oxidizers and reactive chemicals
Understand Chemicals and the hazards they present in the workplace
Summarize the components of OSHA's Hazard Communication Standard and the steps for any Hazard Communication Program
Identify radiation hazards and different types of radiation
Identify different types of respiratory equipment
Understand Protection Factors
Identify the uses for Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and how to choose the correct PPE
Understand the characteristics of each work zone
List the elements of site security
Understand the principles of decontamination as well as levels of decontamination and methods
Develop a Medical Surveillance Program and understand its purpose
Identify the types and methods of air monitoring
Understand confined space permit system; be able to identify the main confined space atmospheric hazards, types of ventilation and gain an overall understanding of medical concerns associated with confined spaces
Understand the various considerations in an emergency situation and the importance of training and actions to personal safety and the safety of others
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Why Take HAZWOPER 40-Hour Course?
Working with hazardous wastes and substances is not a walk in the park. To guide general site workers who are exposed or potentially exposed to hazardous materials, the Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) created the Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER) Standard. 360training.com—an OSHA-accepted online training provider—offers a convenient 40-hour HAZWOPER course that satisfies one of the major training requirements for hazardous waste site workers!
About 360training.com’s Online HAZWOPER 40 Certification
This web-based HAZWOPER training program from 360training.com meets OSHA's preliminary 40-hour training requirement. Prior to entering a hazardous or potentially hazardous site, workers must also have three days of field experience—which is the responsibility of the employer or prospective employer.
360training.com’s 40-hour HAZWOPER training is composed of 24 self-paced modules related to hazardous exposure, site characterization, and more! Created using OSHA 29 CFR 1910.120 (a) (1) (i-v) and 1926.65 (a) (1) (i-v) as a guide, this comprehensive course also includes the 2013 updates to the Globally Harmonized System (GHS) for Hazard Communication.
What Lies Ahead...
This HAZWOPER 40-hour course from the eLearning pioneer is packed with 31 customized activities, 22 videos, and even an interactive flash game! To pass the 24 lesson quizzes and the 50-qustion final exam, students must have a minimum score of 70%. Eligible students will be able to receive a certificate of completion—which is recognized by OSHA as a training documentation—upon finishing the course. For complete training guidelines, reach out to your local regulatory authorities.Contact us 24/7 for any questions or concerns regarding 360training.com’s OSHA 40-hour
Who Should Take This Course?
360training.com's 40-hour course is ideal for
- General Laborers
- Equipment Operators
- Supervisory Personnel
- And other related hazardous site workers.
It is a regulatory-compliant training curriculum for workers who are engaged in hazardous waste cleanup and emergency response operations.
Workers who are tasked to:
- Treat hazardous substances
Can also benefit from this web-based program. It has no course prerequisites.
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