About This Training
The objectives of this course are to meet the Federal OSHA HAZWOPER training requirements of 29 CFR 1910.120(e)(3)(i) for general industry, and 29 CFR 1926.65(e)(3)(i) for construction.
How Long Is This Training?
This training will take a minimum of 40 hours to complete. Our standard 5-day delivery format is five consecutive 8-hour days. Other options are available for client-hosted classes.
Who Should Take This Training
This course is for general site workers (such as equipment operators, general laborers, and supervisory personnel) engaged in hazardous substance removal or other activities that expose or potentially expose workers to hazardous substances and health hazards.
Is This Course Certified?
Each student who successfully completes this course will be issued a Fed-OSHA Sample Certificate from Safety Unlimited, Inc. in accordance with 29 CFR 1910.120.
This course is also intended to meet any HAZWOPER training requirements for the EPA and State OSHA regulations. Students will also be mailed a PVC Wallet ID Card with an optional photo.
REHS Continuing Education Credits
Per the California Department of Public Health, Safety Unlimited, Inc. is authorized to offer 40 Contact Hours (4 CEUs) of Continuing Education (CE) for this program.
While these CE units are intended for Registered Environmental Health Specialists (REHS) in California, they are often transferred to other accrediting bodies. Please check with your specific agency for more details and to learn if your agency accepts this course for CE credit (Public Health Accreditation #044).
IACET Continuing Education Credits
Safety Unlimited, Inc. is authorized by IACET to offer 40 Contact Hours (4 CEUs) of Continuing Education (CE) for this program.
Safety Unlimited, Inc. (Provider #5660170-2) is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). Safety Unlimited, Inc. complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard, which is recognized internationally as a standard of excellence in instructional practices. As a result of this accreditation, Safety Unlimited, Inc. is accredited to issue the IACET CEU. As an IACET Accredited Provider, Safety Unlimited, Inc. offers CEUs for its programs that qualify under the ANSI/IACET Standard.
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What Topics Does This Training Cover? *
24 and 40 Hour HAZWOPER Training Overview; Introduction and HAZWOPER Overview; Regulatory Overview; Safety and Health Program; Medical Surveillance; Hazardous Materials Recognition and Reference Sources; Toxicology; The Hazard Communication Standard; Physical and Chemical Properties; Site Characterization and Analysis; Site Control; and General Safety Hazards.
Personal Protective Equipment; Respiratory Protection Program; Chemical Protective Clothing; Medical Considerations for Wearing Chemical Protective Clothing; Gas Detection Basics; Sampling Methods and Procedures; Handling Containers and Managing Spills; Decontamination; HAZWOPER Emergency Response; Confined Space Overview; and Introduction to Respiratory Protection.
Types of Respiratory Protection; Respirator Selection and Use; Respirator Medical Evaluation; Respirator Fit Testing; Respirator Training and Program Guidelines; Respirator Maintenance and Care; Chemical Protective Clothing (CPC) Overview; Chemical Protective Clothing (CPC) Program; Chemical Protective Clothing (CPC) Selection; Chemical Protective Clothing Classifications;
Donning Chemical Protective Clothing; Doffing Chemical Protective Clothing; Decontaminating Chemical Protective Clothing; Inspection Storage and Maintenance of Protective Clothing; Training and Monitoring for CPC; Preventing Sparks; Sensor Technology; Types of Gas Detection Systems; Colorimetric Tubes and Diffusion Tubes; Flammability and CGI's (Combustible Gas Indicators); PIDs and FIDs; and Other Detection Devices.
Hands-on training with equipment.
* Topics may vary slightly from day-to-day depending on the progress of the class.