This HAZWOPER 16-Hour Upgrade course is designed for current 24 hour qualified personnel who will become general site workers, or who will at least be wearing respirators. Upon completion of this course, and two days of onsite training, attendees will be 40 hour qualified general work site workers. This training is offered in accordance with 8 CCR 5192(e)(3)(D).
This course focuses on air monitoring and hazard detection, respiratory protection, and chemical protective clothing for sites where exposures can be expected to exceed permissible and published exposure limits. Emergency response protocols and principles of site excavation are also discussed.