HAZWOPER 24 Hour Training
2.4 IACET CEU
HAZWOPER 24 Hour is required for employees visiting an Uncontrolled Hazardous Waste Operation mandated by the Government.
This course covers 24 hours of instruction, required by 29 CFR 1910.120(e) (3), OSHA’s Hazardous Waste and Emergency Response training standard.
This course is designed for workers on site only occasionally for a specific limited task and who are unlikely to be exposed over permissible exposure limits and published limits OR workers regularly on site who work in areas which have been monitored and fully characterized indicating that exposures are under permissible exposure limits and published exposure limits, where respirators are not necessary, there are no health hazards or the possibility of an emergency developing.
This course is comprised of 14 sections, covering topics pertaining to work place hazards associated with Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER). Upon successful completion of the course, you will receive a certificate of completion which is accepted by OSHA as documentation of training.
Note: Workers must have 24 hours of initial training and one day of supervised field experience before they are allowed to enter the site. **The 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.
- 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 Course Features.
- 19 customized activities; 4 types: T/F, M/C, Drop Down, Drag & Drop.
- 1 Interactive Flash Game; "Decision Point".
- 22 Knowledge Checks, 5 questions; un-graded, self paced.
- 15 videos, 14 Lesson quizzes, 10 questions, 70% pass rate.
- One 50 question Final Exam, 70% pass rate.
This course has been approved for 24 hours.
Who should take this course?
The Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response Standard applies to groups of employers and their employees who are exposed or potentially exposed to hazardous substances including hazardous waste, and who are engaged in operations specified by 1910.120(a)(1)(i-v) and 1926.65(a)(1)(i-v).
All quizzes must be passed with a 70% to move to the next lesson. To receive the certificate of completion the final must be completed with a minimum score of 70%.