Hazwoper Initial 40hrs

Saturday, November 12 - Sunday, November 20

Course Length: 40 Hours
Tuition: 695

This course is designed to ensure awareness and promote safety among employees who may be exposed to chemical hazards in their workplace. The objective is to ensure that employees operate in the safest possible manner in situations where contact with potentially hazardous materials is likely. This class is designed to provide students with written and hands-on instruction in hazardous waste operations and emergency response as it relates to chemical and physical exposures in industrial and field settings. This course is in compliance with OSHA (1910.120) and (1926).

Course Topics

  • Read and understand OSHA regulations and requirements
  • Summarize Site Characterization
  • Understand the principles of toxicology and how they relate to various types of chemical exposures
  • Describe potentially hazardous situations involving corrosives, solvents, oxidizers and reactive chemicals
  • Understand Chemicals and the hazards they present in the workplace
  • Summarize the components of OSHA’s Hazard Communication Standard and the steps for any Hazard Communication Program
  • Identify radiation hazards and different types of radiation
  • Identify different types of respiratory equipment
  • Understand Protection Factors
  • Identify the uses for Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and how to choose the correct PPE
  • Understand the characteristics of each work zone
  • List the elements of site security
  • Understand the principles of decontamination as well as levels of decontamination and methods
  • Develop a Medical Surveillance Program and understand its purpose
  • Identify the types and methods of air monitoring
  • Understand confined space permit system; be able to identify the main confined space atmospheric hazards, types of ventilation and gain an overall understanding of medical concerns associated with confined spaces
  • Understand the various considerations in an emergency situation and the importance of training and actions to personal safety and the safety of others

Regulations Satisfied

The Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response Standard (HAZWOPER)  

OSHA 29 CFR 1910.120(e)(2)

 OSHA 29 CFR 1926.65(e)

Frequently Asked Questions

Who is covered by OSHA's HAZWOPER standard?

What are the HAZWOPER training requirements for hospital staff?

What is the difference between an incidental and an emergency spill?

What are the HAZWOPER training requirements for on-site workers who are not directly involved in cleanup activities?

What is the application of HAZWOPER to TSD facilities that store hazardous materials for 90 days or less?

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 18 reviews
by Nick A. on CHC Training
Hazwoper Initial

Very informative class. Learned a lot about chemicals.

by John T. on CHC Training
Hazwoper Initial

Was very good information.

by Anonymous on CHC Training
Hazwoper Initial

More examples specific to our company.

by Shane L. on CHC Training
Hazwoper Initial

Very knowledgeable about all material. Anything that wasn't known at the time was provided before the end of the day.

by Gary A. on CHC Training
Hazwoper Initial

Very well put together class. Seth was very knowledgeable and made long days and not so entertaining information bearable and even fun at times. Well Done Seth.

by Randy T. on CHC Training
Hazwoper Initial

Enjoyed the class and learned a lot.

by Austin B. on CHC Training
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by Doug T. on CHC Training
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by Mike M. on CHC Training
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by Jessica B. on CHC Training
Hazwoper Initial

I thought the more detailed discussions on hazardous materials, air monitoring, processes for hazardous waste operations were very useful.

by Bill W. on CHC Training
Hazwoper Initial

by Paul J. on CHC Training
Hazwoper Initial

Seth Calkins is an excellent trainer, made 40 hrs go well & materials retainable.

by Rob M. on CHC Training
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by Steve S. on CHC Training
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by Antonio M. on CHC Training
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by Todd K. on CHC Training
HAZWOPER Initial

I felt that the course had excellent material

by Adan A. on CHC Training
HAZWOPER Initial

by Michael T. on CHC Training
HAZWOPER Initial

Receiving the Hazwoper paperback will come in handy, electronic file would be good reference.