HAZWOPER 24 HR covers 24 hours of instruction, required by 29 CFR 1910.120(e) (3), OSHA’s Hazardous Waste and Emergency Response training standard. This course is designed for workers on site only occasionally for a specific limited task and who are unlikely to be exposed over permissible exposure limits and published limits OR workers regularly on site who work in areas which have been monitored and fully characterized indicating that exposures are under permissible exposure limits and published exposure limits, where respirators are not necessary, there are no health hazards or the possibility of an emergency developing. This course is comprised of 14 sections, covering topics pertaining to work place hazards associated with Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER). Upon successful completion of the course, you will receive a certificate of completion which is accepted by OSHA as documentation of training.
At the completion of this course, you will be able to:
– Recognize and recall OSHA regulations and requirements.
– Demonstrate an understanding of Site Characterization.
– Identify 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.
– Identify chemicals and hazards they present in the workplace.
– Identify components of OSHA’s Hazard Communication Standard and steps of any Hazard Communication Program.
– Identify radiation hazards and different types of radiation.
– Identify different types of respiratory equipment.
– Indicate Protection Factors.
– Identify the uses for Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and how to choose the correct PPE.
– Recognize and indicate the characteristics of a work zone.
– List the elements of site security.
– Recognize the principles of decontamination methods as well as levels of decontamination.
– Define a Medical Surveillance Program and its purpose.
– Identify the types and methods of air monitoring.
– Recall characteristics of the confined space permit system, such as main confined space atmospheric hazards and types of ventilation.
– Describe the medical concerns associated with confined spaces.
– Indicate the various considerations in an emergency situation and the importance of training and action for personal safety and the safety of others.
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