HAZWOPER Initial 40-Hour
This course is designed to meet the OSHA requirements for those individuals exposed to hazardous substances, health hazards, or safety hazards and their supervisors or and management responsible for the site. The sites covered by this standard include various CERCLA, RCRA and other sites where uncontrolled hazardous waste exists or where hazardous substances or health hazards have been or have the potential to be released. Topics include: site characterization and communication of hazards to affected employees, work practices by which the employee risks can be minimized, medical surveillance requirements, contents of the site safety and health plan and personal protective equipment requirements. Extensive hands-on activities are an integral part of the course and allow each student to wear level B PPE and perform various simulated spill cleanup and decontamination operations. A 75-question exam will be given at the conclusion of the course.