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Hazard Communication Awareness (HazCom-GHS) for All Industries Online
 

Hazard Communication Awareness (HazCom-GHS) for All Industries Online Course Description: In the event of any hazardous situation, employees and employers must be prepared to handle the event effectively and in the safest possible manner. This requires strict adherence to the HazCom, and GHS standards established by OSHA to provide every worker with critical safety information. Hazard Communication Awareness (HazCom-GHS) for All Industries ensures that course participants are aware of fundamental hazard communication principles and is drawn from the most recent updates to OSHA standards to help ensure compliance.

NOTICE: This training course has been developed directly from OSHA’s Hazard Communication requirements as outlined in the revised (2012) OSHA Hazard Communication Standard (HCS) and is intended to help employees meet the basic training requirements for Hazard Communication.

Intended Audience: Hazard Communication Awareness (HazCom-GHS) for All Industries is appropriate for all employers and employees with a potential for exposure to hazardous chemicals and substances during the course of their job duties in most industries, including:

  • General industry
  • Construction
  • Manufacturing
  • Service
  • Transportation services

Learning Aids: This introductory-level online HazCom training course is based on OSHA Standard 29 CFR 1910.1200 and includes the most current revisions to OSHA’s Hazard Communication Standard (HCS), including the 2012 revisions incorporating the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS). Course topics include:

Course Topics

  • HazCom background and definitions
  • OSHA’s Hazard Communication Standard (HCS) 29 CFR 1910.1200
  • The Globally Harmonized System (GHS)
  • The benefits the HazCom standard affords employees
  • Employer HazCom programs
  • Hazardous chemicals, inventories, and labels
  • Hazard classification
  • HazCom responsibilities for employees, employers, manufacturers, distributors, suppliers, and importers
  • A worker’s right to know
  • Written programs
  • HazCom checklist
  • Safety Data Sheets (SDS)
  • When additional HazCom training is needed
  • Resources for HazCom informationUnderstanding precautionary statements, pictograms, and signal words

Features and Benefits: Upon completion of Hazard Communication Awareness (HazCom-GHS) for All Industries, students will meet the basic training requirements for Hazard Communication. You will learn the major elements of HazCom programs and the rights and responsibilities of workers, employers, and third parties to ensure compliance, promote a safer work environment, and reduce the risk of citations and penalties.

Upon successful completion of the course, each student has the ability to access and print your Completion Certificate at any time, 24/7.

Course Length:  20 Minutes

Registration: To enroll in this course please follow our Course Registration link below, and provide the information requested.

Pricing: $25.00

Hazard Communication for Managers and Supervisors (HazCom/GHS) Online
 

Hazard Communication for Managers and Supervisors (HazCom/GHS) Online Course Description: This advanced OSHA HazCom for Supervisors & Managers online training course includes introductory and specialized materials which will enable supervisors to better recognize and eliminate, or reduce, Occupational Safety and Health Hazards in their work environments where there are hazardous chemicals. This course also reviews, in relative detail, OSHA’s revised Globally Harmonized System (GHS) requirements for hazard classification, safety data sheets and product labels.

This training course has been developed directly from OSHA’s Hazard Communication requirements as outlined in the revised OSHA Hazard Communication Standard (HCS) and is intended to help supervisors, managers and employers meet their workers basic training requirements for Hazard Communication.

NOTE: It is suggested that Supervisors and Managers also take Hazard Communication Advanced course which provides a good background and introduction of the OSHA HazCom Standard.

Intended Audience: This course is intended to provide Supervisors, Managers and Safety Coordinators or Officers, whose employees may have exposure and/or potential exposure to hazardous chemicals and substances, with Hazard Communication orientation reflecting the latest Employee Right to Know information. This training is also appropriate to:

  • Project owners, senior managers, building & facility owners that subcontract to vendors visiting their projects and facilities with the intent of work; and, in doing so, may be exposed to site hazardous chemicals
  • Sub-Contractors that visit sites at which they will be using hazardous chemicals and/or exposed to site hazardous chemicals
  • Manufacturers, Importers, Distributors or Suppliers of hazardous chemicals

This course is applicable to employers and their staffs in nearly all places of employment, including Construction, General Industry, Manufacturing, Warehousing, Service and Transportation Services.

Learning Aids: This Hazard Communication for Supervisors & Managers online safety course explains OSHA’s Hazard Communication standard, the elements of a hazard communication written program, Hazard Communication responsibilities, the new GHS chemical hazard classification system, the MSDS vs. SDS, labeling requirements and provides helpful training and information tools to promote your company's compliance with OSHA’s Hazard Communication Standard (HCS).

  1. Describe the supervisory responsibilities for providing and maintaining safe and healthful working conditions for employees with respect to hazardous chemicals;
  2. List the fundamental elements of OSHA’s Hazard Communication Standard as it applies to employers;
  3. Identify and locate other OSHA standards that align closely with OSHA’s HCS (i.e., OSHA’s Subpart Z).
  4. Develop and/or implement an employer’s written Hazard Communication Program meeting OSHA’s expectations to include the hazardous chemical inventory recording, reporting and availability of hazard communication information;
  5. Select and utilize supervisor/managerial tips and tools for worker training and information surrounding hazardous chemicals, dealing with spills, detection and abatement of hazardous chemical hazards, and motivation of subordinates toward promoting safe, healthful and compliant work practices.
  6. Recognize when additional HAZCOM training or retraining for employees is needed;
  7. Identify two sources of additional information on HAZCOM

Course Topics

  • Introduction to Hazard Communication
    • Background and Definitions
    • Incorporation of GHS
  • Hazardous Chemicals and Classification Basics
  • Hazard Communication Responsibilities
    • Manufacturers, Distributors, Suppliers, Importers
    • Employers, including Senior Management & Facility Owners
    • Supervisors and Managers
    • Employees
  • Hazard Communication Program Elements
    • Written program
    • Identifying responsible staff
    • Identifying hazardous chemicals and development of a hazardous chemical Inventory
  • Hazardous chemical labeling and label elements
    •  Pictograms
    • Signal Words
    • Precautionary Statements
    • Hazard statemen
  • Information and Training
    • Tips to promote safety, health and compliance
  • Trade Secrets
  • General Methods for Hazardous Chemical Detection, Protection & Control
  • Additional Sources of Information and Assistance specific to Hazard Communication
  • Hazard Communication Compliance Checklist for Supervisors & Managers
  • Summary

Based on:

  • OSHA’s Hazard Communication Standard (aka HazCom) as found in 29 CFR 1910.1200
  • The 2012 revisions to OSHA’s Hazard Communication standard incorporating the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals

Features and Benefits:

  • Training incorporating the latest regulatory requirements and revisions to HCS
  • Provides additional sources of information and assistance specific to Hazard Communication
  • “Hazard Communication Advanced” course, a student will see these benefits:
    • Clearly understand the requirements of OSHA’s Hazard Communication Standard and the revisions to the HCS incorporating elements of the Globally Harmonized System (GHS)
    • Understand the elements of a written Hazard Communication Program
    • Promote compliance with OSHA’s Hazard Communication Standard
    • Minimize potential of citation and penalty for one of the top standards cited by OSHA
    • Learn basics of hazardous chemical identification, evaluation and control techniques
    • Learn Potential mitigation of hazardous chemical exposures resulting in possible injury and illness
    • Learn tools and techniques to develop and administer a HCP
    • Learn tips to effectively train and inform employees about HCS

Upon successful completion of the course, each student has the ability to access and print your Completion Certificate at any time, 24/7.

Course Length:  1 Hour and 5 Minutes

Registration: To enroll in this course please follow our Course Registration link below, and provide the information requested.

Pricing: $45.00

Hazardous Chemicals in Laboratories Awareness for General Industry Online
 

Hazardous Chemicals in Laboratories Awareness for General Industry Online Course Description: Hazardous Chemicals in Laboratories is an online safety course that introduces you to OSHA’s standard entitled, "Occupational exposure to hazardous chemicals in laboratories" as covered by Subpart Z 29 CFR 1910.1450 for General Industry. OSHA, recognizing the unique characteristics of the laboratory workplace, tailored a standard for occupational exposure to hazardous chemicals in laboratories. This course will focus on laboratory standards, requirements, and safe practices for working around hazardous chemicals.

Intended Audience: Hazardous Chemicals in Laboratories is intended for anyone working in laboratories around dangerous or harmful chemicals.

  • Industrial Employees
  • Clinical Employees
  • Academic Laboratory Employees

Learning Aids: Hazardous Chemicals in Laboratories is an online course that teaches general industry standard number 1910.1450. This course will inform you of the requirements for exposure monitoring, chemical hygiene plan, information and training and medical surveillance. You will also be provided with the requirements for labels, MSDS's, Respirators and record-keeping.

Course Topics

  • Laboratory Standard
  • Safety Requirements
  • Hazardous Chemicals Summary

Features and Benefits: Hazardous Chemicals in Laboratories online safety course covers the requirements for working around hazardous chemicals. When you have successfully completed this course, you will:

  • Understand the requirements for exposure monitoring
  • Know the chemical hygiene plan (CHP)
  • Know medical surveillance
  • Understand the requirements for labels and MSDS's
  • Know the requirements for respirators and record-keeping

Upon successful completion of the course, each student has the ability to access and print your Completion Certificate at any time, 24/7.

Course Length:  10 Minutes

Registration: To enroll in this course please follow our Course Registration link below, and provide the information requested.

Pricing: $25.00

Hazardous Waste Online
 

Hazardous Waste Online Course Description: In this intermediate online safety course, you will learn hazardous waste management according to Federal OSHA standards. This Hazardous Waste for Construction course focuses on prevention of injury by adhering to the proper transportation, handling, emergency response and legal requirements of hazardous waste. It is important to be aware of all aspects of hazardous waste from generation to disposal since it is dangerous to workers, the community and the environment.

Intended Audience: This Hazardous Waste for Construction online safety course is designed for construction workers and managers who are responsible for the safety of their job site according to OSHA regulations.

  • Construction Foremen
  • Construction Supervisors
  • Construction Workers

Learning Objectives: This Hazardous Waste for Construction course will inform you about hazardous waste management. Hazardous waste is harmful to your health and well-being. Being aware of the risks of mishandling hazardous waste is important, as is proper hazardous waste management. You will also be instructed on legal requirements for ensuring safety to the highest possible standard in the workplace. When finished, we will have informed you on the basics of the penalties for violations of hazardous waste regulations and the importance of proper handling of waste.

Course Topics

  • Basic Concepts of Hazardous Waste
  • Industry Responsibilities
  • Company Programs
  • Requirements
  • Regulatory Infractions and Penalties

Features and Benefits: By taking Hazardous Waste for Construction online safety course, you will be made aware of the importance of hazardous waste types, sources, handling, transportation, emergency response and legal requirements. After successfully completing this course, you will know how to:

  • Define hazardous waste
  • Identify mandates for hazardous waste managemen
  • Recognize industry responsibilities for companies that generate hazardous waste

Upon successful completion of the course, each student has the ability to access and print your Completion Certificate at any time, 24/7.

Course Length: 30 Minutes

Registration: To enroll in this course please follow our Course Registration link below, and provide the information requested.

Pricing: $35.00

HAZWOPER 16 Hour for All Industries Online
 

HAZWOPER 16 Hour for All Industries Online Course Description: This HAZWOPER 16 Hour course was designed for general site workers who have already taken 24 hours of HAZWOPER training but now need to meet their HAZWOPER 40-Hour requirement. A general site worker who is potentially exposed to hazardous substances or health hazards is required to have 40 hours of hazardous waste operations and emergency response (HAZWOPER) training, along with three days of supervised field experience. To become a general site worker under these conditions, or if wearing a respirator becomes a job requirement, those certified with 24 hours of HAZWOPER training must take an additional 16 hours to reach the minimum 40 hours required by OSHA. This additional 16 hours of training, along with two additional days of supervised field experience, combine to meet the requirements specified in paragraph (e)(3)(i) of the OSHA HAZWOPER standard, 29 CFR 1910.120.

This HAZWOPER 16 Hour 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.

Intended Audience: This course is intended for workers certified with 24 hours of HAZWOPER training who become general site workers, or who are required to wear respirators. The site characterization may also indicate that there are health hazards or the possibility of an emergency developing. Under these conditions, those certified with 24 hours of training must then have an additional 16 hours to reach the 40 hours of training required by OSHA standard 29 CFR 1910.120, paragraph (e)(3)(i).

  • Workers who are likely to be exposed over permissible exposure limits and published exposure limits.
  • Workers regularly on site who work in areas that require the use of respirators
  • Supervisors and managers with 24 hours of HAZWOPER training who are directly responsible for, or who are in charge of general site workers engaged in hazardous waste operations

Also, supervisors and managers with 24 hours of HAZWOPER training who are directly responsible for, or who are in charge of general site workers engaged in hazardous waste operations, may take this course to fulfill the 40-hour OSHA training requirement found in 1910.120, paragraph (e)(4). Note: Paragraph (e)(4) has additional training requirements, beyond 40 hours of initial training, for managers and supervisors.

Learning Objectives: Following this training the participant should be able to identify important principles with regard to:

  • Respiratory hazard and protection basics, including requirements for medical surveillance and respiratory protection programs
  • Responding to emergencies at hazardous waste sites and to hazardous substance releases
  • Selecting, inspecting, using, and maintaining respirators
  • Selecting and using personal protective equipment (PPE) and chemical protective clothing
  • Detectors and monitors at a hazardous waste site
  • Excavations, including soil analysis and sloping, benching, and shoring requirements

Course Topics

  • Course Overview and Orientation
  • Medical Surveillance
    • Respiratory Protection
    • Respiratory Protection Basics
    • Respirator Types
    • Respirator Fit Testing
    • Respirator Maintenance and Care
    • Respiratory Protection Medical Evaluations
    • Respirator Voluntary Use
    • Respirator Donning, Doffing, and User Seal Check
  • Exposure Monitoring
    • PPE
    • PPE Levels of Protection
  • Chemical Protective Clothing
  • Emergency Response
    • Emergency Response for Hazardous Waste Sites
    • Emergency Response for Hazardous Substance Release
    • Emergency Response Practical Considerations
  • Excavations
    • Soils Analysis
    • Practical Applications

This HAZWOPER 16-Hour Course is Based On-OSHA Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER) Standard as found in 29 CFR 1910.120.

Completion Requirements: Participants must have completed a HAZWOPER 24 Hour course in fulfillment of the requirements of OSHA standard 29 CFR 1910.120 before taking this course.

To be in compliance with OSHA HAZWOPER regulations, participants will also need to obtain additional site-specific training, along with two days of actual field experience under the direct supervision of a trained experienced supervisor. The two days of field experience is in addition to the one day required for OSHA 24 Hour training certification.

Features and Benefits: Provides 16-hour compliance training under 1910.120(e)(3)(iv),for workers with 24 hours of training who are covered by paragraphs (e)(3)(ii) and (e)(3)(iii) and who become general site workers or who are required to wear respirators, to total the training specified in paragraph (e)(3)(i).

  • Promotes compliance with OSHA’s HAZWOPER Standard
  • Minimizes potential of citation and penalty by OSHA under 1910.120

Upon successful completion of the course, each participant will get a Certificate of Completion that will show the 1.6 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) and 16 Contact Hours received for this course. 

Course Length:  16 Hours

Registration: To enroll in this course please follow our Course Registration link below, and provide the information requested.

Pricing: $127.00

HAZWOPER 24 Hour for All Industries Online
 

HAZWOPER 24 Hour for All Industries Online Course Description: OSHA requires businesses that operate sites where employees, managers, and supervisors experience limited exposure to hazardous materials to provide 24 Hours of initial training. Additionally, those who only occasionally visit the site may be required to have a level of HAZWOPER training as well. While workers in these roles are not generally exposed to high levels of hazardous substances like those encountered by workers engaged in regular cleanup, treatment, storage, or disposal activities at hazardous waste operations and emergency response (HAZWOPER) sites, they still require training to ensure compliance with required safety practices and minimize the occurrence of injuries and health risks. We offer the HAZWOPER 24 Hour Course for All Industries to meet these mandatory training requirements.

Intended Audience: This HAZWOPER 24 Hour course meets the initial training requirements mandated by 29 CFR 1910.120(e) for workers, supervisors, and managers who have limited exposure to hazards beyond permissible and/or published exposure limits, including:

  • Those who visit the worksite occasionally to performed limited tasks, such as ground water monitoring and land or geophysical surveying
  • Individuals who regularly work at monitored, fully characterized sites where:
    • Hazard exposure levels are below permissible and/or published limits
    • Respirators are not used
    • There are no hazards and/or known risk of emergencies
  • Workers who do not work at a HAZWOPER site, but require a fundamental understanding of hazardous waste safety, health hazards, and worksite best practices

This course is not appropriate for workers who regularly engage in the cleanup, treatment, storage, and/or disposal of hazardous substances as defined in 40 CFR 261.3 and 49 CFR 171.8, workers who wear a respirator on the job, and those who are likely exposed to hazardous materials and site health hazards above permissible and/or published limits.

Note: Workers, managers, and supervisors in these categories should complete the HAZWOPER 40 Hour Course for All Industries. For more information, please speak with your site supervisor or call 800-971-1080.

 Learning Aids: The HAZWOPER 24 Hour Course for All Industries helps ensure all participants are aware of common workplace hazards associated with HAZWOPER sites, as well as the best practices and controls needed to reduce on-site incidents. Course participants will study important topics, including:

  • A review of OSHA, HAZWOPER sites, and the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS)
  • An introduction to common hazards encountered at HAZWOPER sites
  • The most common hazardous substances and their effects on the human body
  • Site control, including how to identify and evaluate site hazards to implement correct controls
  • Common training requirements for individual HAZWOPER operations and environments, including trenches, excavations, and confined spaces
  • Best practices for working near vehicles, mobile and mechanized equipment
  • The importance of workplace ergonomics
  • Identification of common hazards and how to address them, including heat and cold stress, hand and power tools, and tasks related to the industries involved with hazardous waste operations, including those in the remediation industry
  • Material handling safety, including management of drums, containers, and compressed gas cylinders
  • Strategies for managing equipment decontamination
  • Requirements of EPA’s Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) and management of safety and health programs
  • Key elements of the HAZWOPER Standard.

Completion Requirements: All course participants must complete the full course with a score of at least 70% at each knowledge checkpoint and fill out the course evaluation to receive his or her certificate of completion. Upon completion of the 24 Hour HAZWOPER online training course and required site-specific training, participants will be prepared to work in accordance with OSHA’s HAZWOPER Regulation, preparing them to identify and address hazards to maintain a safe work environment. NOTICE: Students also need to obtain additional site-specific training, along with at least one day of actual field experience under the direct supervision of a trained, experienced supervisor.

Features and Benefits: As mandated by OSHA standard 29 CFR 1910.120, the HAZWOPER 24 Hour Course for All Industries provides the initial 24 Hours of classroom training in compliance with 29 CFR 1910.120(e). Upon completion, course participants will receive:

  • 2.4 Continuing Education Units from an accredited IACET provider
  • A certificate of completion

All course participants must complete the full course with a score of at least 70% at each knowledge checkpoint and fill out the course evaluation to receive his or her certificate of completion.

Upon successful completion of the course, each student has the ability to access and print your Completion Certificate at any time, 24/7.

Course Length: 24 Hours

Registration: To enroll in this course please follow our Course Registration link below, and provide the information requested.

Pricing: $157.00

HAZWOPER 40 Hour for All Industries Online
 

HAZWOPER 40 Hour Online Course Description: When workers engage in the cleanup, treatment, storage, or disposal of hazardous substances as defined in 40 CFR 261.3 and 49 CFR 171.8, they must adhere to the OSHA 29 CFR 1910.120 standards for hazardous waste operations and emergency response (HAZWOPER). Failure to understand and comply with these standards poses serious risks, including chemical burns, skin and eye irritation, and even death. HAZWOPER 40 Hour Course for All Industries helps workers, managers, and supervisors achieve initial compliance to maintain a safe workplace and minimize health risks for employees.

Intended Audience: This 40-Hour HAZWOPER online course is appropriate for anyone who regularly participates in hazardous waste operations, including:

  • General site workers tasked with the removal of toxic, flammable, and/or corrosive substances who are likely to be exposed to hazardous substances and site health hazards above permissible and published limits and who must wear a respirator on at the worksite
  • On-site supervisors who oversee general site workers as described above and must fulfill a 40-Hour OSHA training requirement

In addition, on-site supervisors and managers may use this training to fulfill the 40-Hour component of their training requirements.

Be advised that this course is not appropriate for workers who experience limited exposure to hazardous waste and materials while participating in cleanup operations and/or controlled emergency response operations. Note: These individuals should complete the HAZWOPER 24 Hour Course for All Industries. For more information, please speak with your site supervisor

Learning Objectives: During this course, students will become familiar with OSHA’s HAZWOPER standard as discussed in 29 CFR 1910.120. Topics for study include:

  • A review of OSHA and the HAZWOPER standard, including important definitions and the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS)
  • Recognition and control of hazards
  • Definition of hazardous waste per EPA 40 CFR 261.3 and hazardous materials per DOT 49 CFR 171.
  • Site-specific health and safety plans, medical surveillance programs, and other programs required by regulation
  • Safety best practices for working in confined spaces and around mobile equipment
  • How to identify, evaluate, and control on-site hazards, including health and physical safety, as well as biological, and ergonomic hazards in the work environment
  • An overview of common respiratory hazards, types and appropriate protection protocols
  • How to respond to on-site emergencies and the release of hazardous substances
  • Requirements for HAZWOPER training to achieve compliance with standards 29 CFR 1910.120(e)(3)(i) for general site workers and 1910.120(e)(4) for on-site managers and supervisors
  • Site characterization
  • The Hazard Communication Standard (HCS)
  • Appropriate techniques for material handling, including drums and containers for of hazardous waste
  • Best practices for the decontamination of employees and equipment
  • HAZWOPER requirements for treatment, storage, and disposal (TSD) facilities as defined and regulated under the EPA’s Resource Conservation and Recovery Act of 1976 (RCRA)
  • A review of common respirator types
  • Guidelines for the selection, inspection, use, and maintenance of respirators, personal protective equipment (PPE), and chemical protective clothing
  • The use of detectors and monitors
  • Best practices for site excavation, including soil analysis, sloping, benching, and shoring

Upon completion of the course, participants will meet initial mandatory training requirements for individuals who may be exposed to hazardous substances and health hazards at the worksite.

Completion Requirements: As required by OSHA standard 29 CFR 1910.120, the HAZWOPER 40-Hour Course for All Industries includes 40 hours of classroom training in compliance with standards for general site workers and for on-site managers and supervisors. Course participants will receive:

  • 4 Continuing Education Units from an accredited IACET provider
  • A certificate of completion

Upon completion of the course, students will achieve initial compliance requirements of the OSHA HAZWOPER standard to help reduce risk of citation and assessment of penalties for violations. Course participants must receive a minimum score of 70% for each knowledge checkpoint and fill out the course evaluation form to receive a certificate of completion.

Note: Students must also obtain additional site-specific training, along with three days of actual field experience under the direct supervision of a trained, experienced supervisor.

Registration: To enroll in this course please follow our Course Registration link below, and provide the information requested.

Pricing: $285.00

HAZWOPER 40 Hour for All Industries Online
 

HAZWOPER 40 Hour Online Course Description: When workers engage in the cleanup, treatment, storage, or disposal of hazardous substances as defined in 40 CFR 261.3 and 49 CFR 171.8, they must adhere to the OSHA 29 CFR 1910.120 standards for hazardous waste operations and emergency response (HAZWOPER). Failure to understand and comply with these standards poses serious risks, including chemical burns, skin and eye irritation, and even death. HAZWOPER 40 Hour Course for All Industries helps workers, managers, and supervisors achieve initial compliance to maintain a safe workplace and minimize health risks for employees.

Intended Audience: This 40-Hour HAZWOPER online course is appropriate for anyone who regularly participates in hazardous waste operations, including:

  • General site workers tasked with the removal of toxic, flammable, and/or corrosive substances who are likely to be exposed to hazardous substances and site health hazards above permissible and published limits and who must wear a respirator on at the worksite
  • On-site supervisors who oversee general site workers as described above and must fulfill a 40-Hour OSHA training requirement

In addition, on-site supervisors and managers may use this training to fulfill the 40-Hour component of their training requirements.

Be advised that this course is not appropriate for workers who experience limited exposure to hazardous waste and materials while participating in cleanup operations and/or controlled emergency response operations. Note: These individuals should complete the HAZWOPER 24 Hour Course for All Industries. For more information, please speak with your site supervisor

Learning Objectives: During this course, students will become familiar with OSHA’s HAZWOPER standard as discussed in 29 CFR 1910.120. Topics for study include:

  • A review of OSHA and the HAZWOPER standard, including important definitions and the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS)
  • Recognition and control of hazards
  • Definition of hazardous waste per EPA 40 CFR 261.3 and hazardous materials per DOT 49 CFR 171.
  • Site-specific health and safety plans, medical surveillance programs, and other programs required by regulation
  • Safety best practices for working in confined spaces and around mobile equipment
  • How to identify, evaluate, and control on-site hazards, including health and physical safety, as well as biological, and ergonomic hazards in the work environment
  • An overview of common respiratory hazards, types and appropriate protection protocols
  • How to respond to on-site emergencies and the release of hazardous substances
  • Requirements for HAZWOPER training to achieve compliance with standards 29 CFR 1910.120(e)(3)(i) for general site workers and 1910.120(e)(4) for on-site managers and supervisors
  • Site characterization
  • The Hazard Communication Standard (HCS)
  • Appropriate techniques for material handling, including drums and containers for of hazardous waste
  • Best practices for the decontamination of employees and equipment
  • HAZWOPER requirements for treatment, storage, and disposal (TSD) facilities as defined and regulated under the EPA’s Resource Conservation and Recovery Act of 1976 (RCRA)
  • A review of common respirator types
  • Guidelines for the selection, inspection, use, and maintenance of respirators, personal protective equipment (PPE), and chemical protective clothing
  • The use of detectors and monitors
  • Best practices for site excavation, including soil analysis, sloping, benching, and shoring

Upon completion of the course, participants will meet initial mandatory training requirements for individuals who may be exposed to hazardous substances and health hazards at the worksite.

Completion Requirements: As required by OSHA standard 29 CFR 1910.120, the HAZWOPER 40-Hour Course for All Industries includes 40 hours of classroom training in compliance with standards for general site workers and for on-site managers and supervisors. Course participants will receive:

  • 4 Continuing Education Units from an accredited IACET provider
  • A certificate of completion

Note: Students must also obtain additional site-specific training, along with three days of actual field experience under the direct supervision of a trained, experienced supervisor.

Upon completion of the course, students will achieve initial compliance requirements of the OSHA HAZWOPER standard to help reduce risk of citation and assessment of penalties for violations. Course participants must receive a minimum score of 70% for each knowledge checkpoint and fill out the course evaluation form to receive a certificate of completion.

Course Length: 40 Hour

Registration: To enroll in this course please follow our Course Registration link below, and provide the information requested.

Pricing: $285.00

 

HAZWOPER 8 Hour Refresher 2020 Online
 

 HAZWOPER 8 Hour Refresher 2020 Online Course Description:  HAZWOPER 2020 Refresher provides refresher training as specified by the OSHA standard for hazardous waste operations and emergency response (HAZWOPER), 29 CFR 1910.120.

Employees, supervisors, and managers involved with hazardous waste operations are required to have 8 hours of refresher training annually.

This online HAZWOPER refresher training is designed to help students review basic occupational safety and health principles learned during their initial 24 hour or 40 hour certification training.

Intended Audience: OSHA HAZWOPER 2020 Refresher is intended for those who are exposed or potentially exposed to hazardous substances - including hazardous waste operations - and who have already taken the 24-hour or 40-hour HAZWOPER certification training. This includes the following:

  • Workers involved in mandatory or voluntary clean-up operations
  • Workers involved in corrective actions involving clean-up operations
  • Workers involved in operations involving hazardous waste 
  • Workers involved in emergency response operations
  • Utility and other contractors and subcontractor workers who perform duties at a hazardous waste site
  • On-Site Supervisors and Managers

 Learning Aids: Following this training the student should be able to recognize important principles about:

  1. Important and relevant HAWOPER safety and health issues addressed by OSHA and other organizations for 2020
  2. Requirements of the OSHA HAZWOPER standard
  3. Hazardous waste site characterization and control
  4. Training requirements for workers, managers, supervisors and teacher
  5. Employer Health and Safety (EH&S) programs, including organizational structure, site safety plans, safety meetings and inspections
  6. Medical surveillance programs
  7. Engineering controls, safe work practices and personal protective equipment (PPE)
  8. Site and high-risk employee monitoring
  9. Site decontamination, illumination and sanitation
  10. New technology programs
  11. Requirements of the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act of 1976 (RCRA) for treatment, storage and disposal (TS&D) facilities
  12. Hazardous substance release emergencies
  13. Emergency response plans for hazardous waste operations
  14. Respirator basics including usage requirements and major types
  15. Wildfire safety awareness as applicable to the HAZWOPER industry and compliance with OSHA regulations.

New for 2020-Course Topics

  • Wildfire Safety Awareness, a timely special edition topic with applications to the HAZOPWER workforce.
  • Trenching and Excavation safety updates.
  • New video content about Fall Protection and Excavations.
  • Additional topics including lithium batteries, fatigue management, radiation and weather-related emergencies and portable generators.
  • OSHA's penalty adjustments including increased fines.

The primary reference is OSHA HAZWOPER Standard 29 CFR 1910.120(e)(8) General Industry and 29 CFR 19026.65(e)(8) Construction.

HAZWOPER 8 Hour Refresher Training is based on:

  • OSHA Standard for Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER), 29 CFR 1910.120 and 1926.65
  • Federal regulations for hazardous substance definitions, 40 CFR 261.3 and 49 CFR 171.8
  • OSHA Standard for Respiratory Protection in General Industry and Construction, 29 CFR 1910.134 and 29 CFR 1926.103, respectively

Features and Benefits:

  • Offers comprehensive 8 hour compliance training including study guides and other material to help promote compliance with OSHA’s HAZWOPER Standard 1910.120(e)(8) for workers, managers, and supervisors
  • Minimizes potential of citation and penalty by OSHA under 1910.120

Upon successful completion of the course, each student will receive a Certificate of Completion that will show the 0.8 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) and 8 Contact Hours received for this IACET-approved course.

Course Lenght: 8 Hours

Registration: To enroll in this course please follow our Course Registration link below, and provide the information requested.

Pricing: $57.00

HAZWOPER Supervisor for Construction Online
 

HAZWOPER Supervisor for Construction Course Description: This certificate-level HAZWOPER Supervisor for Construction online safety course will familiarize you with OSHA’s requirements for on-site managers and supervisors in hazardous waste operations and emergency response activities. You will learn tips for hazard recognition, evaluation, and control. In addition, this course provides field safety and response to emergency actions through case studies. The primary reference is the OSHA HAZWOPER Standard 29 CFR 1910.120

Intended Audience: This HAZWOPER Supervisor online course is intended for managers and supervisors who work at hazardous waste operations and emergency response activities:

  • On-site managers
  • Supervisors

Learning Aids: This online safety course covers OSHA’s standard entitled, "Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response". You will learn about the regulatory agencies, legal considerations, and safety and health programs. In addition, you will be provided with tips for hazards recognition, evaluation, and control.

Course Topics

  • Introduction to HAZWOPER for Supervisors
  • Focus Review
  • Basics of Safety and Health Leadership
  • Hazard Recognition, Evaluation and Control on Sites
  • Physical Hazards
  • Chemical, Biological and Ergonomic Hazards
  • Basics of Hazardous Substance Emergency Response
  • Accident Investigation

Features and Benefits: HAZWOPER Supervisor for Construction is a management and supervisor online safety course that follows OSHA’s regulations on hazard recognition, evaluation and controls. When you have successfully completed this course, you will:

  • Know the basics of safety and health leadership
  • Understand hazard recognition, evaluation and control on sites
  • Know the physical hazards
  • Know the basics of hazardous substance emergency response awareness for hazardous waste

Upon successful completion of the course, each student has the ability to access and print your Completion Certificate at any time, 24/7.

Course Length:  8 Hours

Registration: To enroll in this course please follow our Course Registration link below, and provide the information requested.

Pricing: $57.00

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