Why Should You Take This HAZWOPER - 40 Hour course?
Personnel who are expected to stop, contain, and clean up on-site releases are required to have 24 hours of initial training. Personnel who are involved in cleanups at waste sites-including Superfund sites, RCRA corrective action sites, or even voluntary cleanups involving hazardous substances-must have 40 hours of initial classroom instruction.
Satisfy your training requirements with this comprehensive class that provides in-depth instruction on how to perform emergency response activities. Topics include hazard recognition, spill control and containment, worker protection, and waste site activities such as site characterization, waste handling, and decontamination. You will have the opportunity to apply your training during a hands-on simulated incident response.
The manual, Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response Handbook, is designed to serve as your primary reference during the 40-hour HAZWOPER training course. Attendees also receive a copy of the Emergency Response Guidebook.
Topics To Be Covered Include:
- Overview of HAZWOPER Requirements
- Work Environment Hazards
- Physical Hazards of Chemicals
- Health Hazards and Toxicology of Chemicals
- Exposure Guidelines
- Accident Prevention
- Hazard Recognition
- Risk Evaluation
- Personal Protective Equipment
- Monitoring and Waste Sampling Methods
- Emergency Planning and Organization
- Decontamination Procedures
- Health and Safety
- Tabletop Exercises
- Hands-on Exercises and Critiques
Please Note: Lunch is not provided for this 40-hour HAZWOPER course.
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