Requirements for Hazwoper Training


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Learn about the requirements for HAZWOPER Training and different types of hazwoper training courses like 8 hours, 24 hours and 40 hours online training courses.

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Requirements for Hazwoper Training

  1. 1. Pioneer in the field of online education in the Environmental Health and Safety Space Requirements For HAZWOPER Training
  2. 2. Who is covered by OSHA's HAZWOPER standard?  There are 5 distinct groups of employers and employees fall under HAZWOPER Training Requirements., this includes employees exposed to hazardous substances including hazardous waste and employees engaged in one of the following operations as specified by 1910.120(a)(1)(i-v) and 1926.65(a)(1)(i-v). • Clean-up operations • Voluntary clean-up operations • Operations involving hazardous wastes • Emergency response operations
  3. 3. Is Online HAZWOPER training acceptable for refresher training?  Online HAZWOPER training meet some 8 hour hazwoper refresher training requirements, the course should cover topics relevant to workers assigned duties.  The course should cover a final exam developed by a professional OSHA trainer and by an assessment of hands-on performance of work tasks.
  4. 4. What are the training or certification requirements for HAZWOPER trainers?  The 29 CFR 1910.120, states in paragraph (e)(5) that "Trainers shall be qualified to instruct employees about the subject matter that is being presented in training“, other requirements include work experience, completed courses and academic. At this time, OSHA does not have any specific requirements to certify an instructor.
  5. 5. Types of HAZWOPER Training  HAZWOPER 8 HOUR TRAINING  The course includes nine sections associated with Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER 8 Hour OSHA Traning). They include Decontamination and Confined Space Entry. Other topics include Site Characterization, Hazard Recognition, Toxicology, Personal Protective Equipment and Emergency Procedures.
  6. 6. HAZWOPER 24 Hour Training  HAZWOPER course comes with 24 hours of instruction, as required by 29 CFR 1910.120(e) (3). This is a government-mandated OSHA Hazardous Waste and Emergency Response training standard. This course has 14 sections that deal with workplace hazards associated with HAZWOPER. Upon completing the course, you will receive a certificate that is accepted by OSHA as documentation of training.
  7. 7. HAZWOPER 40 Hour Training  HAZWOPER 40 Hour Training is required for workers whose jobs put them in contact with hazardous substances. Our HAZWOPER training covers everything required in 29 CFR 1910.120, such as hazardous chemicals, improving the safety of workers and how OSHA regulations affect you.
  8. 8. THE LEADER IN HAZWOPER TRAINING course is for general site workers who remove hazardous waste or who may be exposed to hazardous substances. It meets the requirements of OSHA 29 CFR 1910.120 for eight hours of annual refresher training for workers at sites with hazardous waste. This valuable safety training covers these objectives: • Learn OSHA regulations and requirements. • Understand Site Characterization. • Identify the principles of toxicology and how they impact the various types of chemical exposures. For queries, please contact Call 800-442- 1149 or visit us at