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HAZWOPER 24 Hour Course

HAZWOPER 24 Hour is required for employees visiting an Uncontrolled Hazardous Waste Operation mandated by the Government.

This course covers broad issues pertaining to the hazard recognition at work sites. OSHA has developed the HAZWOPER program to protect the workers working at hazardous sites and devised extensive regulations to ensure their safety and health.

This course, while identifying different types of hazards, also suggests possible precautions and protective measures to reduce or eliminate hazards at the work place.

Workers must have 24 hours of initial training and one day of supervised field experience before they are allowed to enter the site.

This online course meets the standard requirement of 24hrs of initial training. The one day field experience under a trained, experienced supervisor is the responsibility of the student's employer or potential employer to complete.

Course Learning Objectives:

  • 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

This course has been approved for 24 hours of training and will require 24 hours to complete.

The course includes individual module quizzes that require a score of 70 to proceed forward in the course. The final exam additionally, requires a minimum score of 70 to receive a certificate of completion.

The final exam may be taken three times, if necessary.

Upon successful completion of course you will be able to print your certificate instantly.