OSHA - HAZWOPER

CATEGORY:
General Industry

COURSE DESCRIPTION:

HAZWOPER stands for Hazardous Wastes Operation and Emergency Response. Hazardous wastes are major sources of workers’ injuries and fatalities in workplaces. This course gives you a basic understanding of OSHA standards and its role in the prevention and elimination of workers’ injuries and fatalities due to hazardous wastes present at workplaces.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

· Understand OSHA standards related to HAZWOPER

· Find out methods of protection from hazardous wastes

· Explore safety guidelines and requirements of HAZWOPER

· Develop knowledge about exposure monitoring and medical surveillance

· Learn the significance of the site health and safety program

 

TOPICS COVERED:

· Written Safety and Health Program

· Site Characterization and Analysis

· Training Program

· Medical Surveillance

  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Sanitation at Temporary Workplaces
  • Monitoring
  • Handling Drums and Containers
  • Decontamination
  • Emergency Response Plan

REGULATORY REQUIREMENT:
Please see the state/regulatory requirement from the course catalog page.

SEAT TIME:
This course has been approved for 1 hour.

COURSE PRE-REQUISITE:
N/A

TESTING:
Quizzes - All quizzes must be passed with a 100% to proceed forward to the next lesson.
Final Exam- Final Exam must be passed with a 70% to pass the course. The final exam can be taken three times if necessary.