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Shop for your OSHA HAZWOPER training online. You’ll find 40-Hour, 24-Hour, and 8-Hour courses that include GHS Hazard Communication.
Take our 8-hour refresher course to meet your annual training requirements.
Enacted by OSHA in 1990, HAZWOPER stands for Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response, and its certification is covered under OSHA standard 29 CFR Part 1910.120. It was designed to keep workers safe during response operations. If you are a chemical response worker, HAZWOPER standard requires that you are trained to perform all your job duties without putting yourself or your coworkers in danger.
HAZWOPER stands for, Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response. Individuals receive certification upon completion of 24-hour or 40-hour HAZWOPER training.
OSHA HAZWOPER training was designed to reduce the risk of exposure for workers who clean up, treat, store, and dispose of hazardous material.
OSHA specifies HAZWOPER certification requirements for the following job profiles (and their supervisors):
But Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER) training can also reduce the dangers to workers in any of the following hazardous working conditions:
HAZWOPER construction training is designed to address these exact hazards, and they can occur outside of regulated HAZWOPER jobs.
Additionally, if you've never taken HAZWOPER before, or if your training has seriously lapsed, you need to take one of two initial courses. The course you need is dictated by your potential exposure.
As of 2013, OSHA’s Hazard Communication Standard (HCS) was modified to align with the United Nations (UN) Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS).
The new requirements include standards classifying health, physical, and environmental hazards. Plus, the GHS stipulates exactly what information you need to include on the labels for hazardous chemicals and safety data sheets.
To help you better understand the changes, as well as the new training requirements, OSHA requires that you complete GHS Hazard Communication training. And since these new requirements apply for anyone handling hazardous waste, our OSHA HAZWOPER courses include a module that reviews the GHS Hazard Communication.
Workers need the 40-hour HAZWOPER training course if they are at the highest risk.
HAZWOPER 40 is the right course for you if you'll:
Workers who will have minimal contact with hazardous materials need the 24-hour HAZWOPER course.
HAZWOPER 24-hour course is the right course for you if you'll
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