This course prepares workers to enter hazardous workplaces as well as toxic waste areas as accepted by the government. It is designed to equip workers with the knowledge required to ensure their safety as well as that of other workers.
HAZWOPER 24 hour course identifies several potential hazards that may occur due to exposure to or handling of toxic substances. Moreover, workers are taught to deal with these hazards and the precautions that should be taken to minimize the chances of any mishap. All OSHA standards are met in this course and after taking the course, you will be eligible to visit an uncontrolled hazardous waste site. However, the student will be responsible for the one day of field experience before being accepted by OSHA as a worker in dangerous and toxic sites.
- Understand the role of OSHA along with its purpose.
- Use site characterization so as to isolate problems at your workplace and the preventive measure to eliminate hazards.
- Identify the hazardous materials at the workplace and the ways to recognize and deal with exposure.
- Identify and handle hazardous substances properly with the help of MSDS – Material Safety Data Sheets.
- Identify substances that may trigger explosive, flammable, radiological or chemical hazards.
- Use protective equipment for personal protection and limit hazardous exposure.
- Develop a site control program so as to limit the exposure risk to only those workers who are working in hazardous zone.
- Implement procedures during hazardous exposure and treatment of workers during such an incident.
- Site Characterization
- Hazard Recognition
- Hazardous Chemical Awareness
- Respiratory Protection
- Site Control
- Medical Surveillance
- Confined Space Entry
- Material Sampling
- Regulation Overview
- Hazard and Safety Analysis
- Radiological Hazards
- Personal Protective Equipment
- Air Monitoring
- Emergency Procedures
The accepted duration for this course is 24 hours.
On completion of each module, you will be required to take a quiz and score at leastseventy to be able to proceed.
You will also have to get a score of at least seventy in the final exam so as to get a course completion certificate.