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School of Construction Safety

Knowledge is Power

OSHA Hazwoper / 40Hrs.


Course Description

HAZWOPER 40-hour is required for workers that perform activities that expose or potentially expose them to hazardous substances.

This course is specifically designed for workers who are involved in clean-up operations, voluntary clean-up operations, emergency response operations, and storage, disposal, or treatment of hazardous substances or uncontrolled hazardous waste sites. Topics include protection against hazardous chemicals, elimination of hazardous chemicals, safety of workers and the environment and OSHA regulations. This course covers topics included in 29 CFR 1910.120.


Regulatory

Trainees must have additional hands-on training in the donning, doffing, and use of the Personal Protective Equipment required for their jobsite(s) in accordance with 29 CFR 1910.120.

Workers must have 40 hours of initial training and at least three days of supervised field experience before they are allowed to enter the site.

The online course meets the standard requirement of 40 hours of initial training. The required 8 hours of hands-on training can be completed by a qualified instructor. The three days field experience under a trained, experienced supervisor 


Learning Outcomes

At the conclusion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Understand the purpose of OSHA and its role in regulating occupational safety
  • Use Site Characterization to establish problems that may exist in your workplace and measures that can be implemented to eliminate hazards
  • Identify hazardous materials existent in the workplace and the possible methods, symptoms and preventative measures of exposure
  • Encourage the use of Material Safety Data sheets (MSDS) to identify and properly handle hazardous materials
  • Familiarize yourself with materials, compounds and mixtures that may present flammable, explosive, chemical or radiological hazards
  • Emphasize the importance of personal protective equipment in limiting hazardous exposure
  • Establish an effective Site Control Program to limit the risk of exposure to only those working in the hazardous work zone
  • Implement procedures for treating workers in the event of hazardous exposure

OSHA Safety Training Classes

  • Please call us at 718-440-9896 or email to us at [email protected] to register
  • Fair prices and group discounts Convenient schedules and locations
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