Hazwoper 8-Hour Refresher 2016 - Core Safety, LLC
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Intended Audience

The OSHA HAZWOPER 2018 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:

  • 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

Why Take This Course

This HAZWOPER 2018 Refresher course offers comprehensive 8 hour compliance training. It helps promote compliance with OSHA’s HAZWOPER Standard 1910.120(e)(8) for workers, managers, and supervisors to minimize potential of citation and penalty by OSHA under 1910.120

Following this training the student should be able to recognize important principles with regard to:

  1. Importance Hazwoper safety and health issues addressed by OSHA and other organizations in 2017
  2. Important Hazwoper topics and information sources for 2018
  3. Requirements of the OSHA HAZWOPER standard
  4. Hazardous waste site characterization and control
  5. Training requirements for workers, managers, and supervisors
  6. Employer Health and Safety (EH&S) programs, including organizational structure, site safety plans, safety meetings and inspections
  7. Medical surveillance programs
  8. Engineering controls, safe work practices and personal protective equipment (PPE)
  9. Site employee monitoring
  10. Site decontamination, illumination and sanitation
  11. Requirements of the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act of 1976 (RCRA) for treatment, storage and disposal (TS&D) facilities (as it relates to HAZWOPER training)
  12. Emergency response plans for hazardous waste operations
  13. Respirator basics including usage requirements and major types
  14. Respirable crystalline silica hazards, safe work practices and related

Course Topics

  • Course Introduction
  • 2017 in Review, New for 2018
  • HAZWOPER Overview
  • Safety and Health Program
  • Site Characterization and Control
  • Training
  • Medical Surveillance
  • Hazard Controls and Monitoring
  • Handling Drums and Containers
  • Decontamination and Other Topics
  • Uncontrolled Site Emergency Response
  • RCRA Sites
  • Substance Release Emergencies
  • Respirator Basics
  • Silica

This HAZWOPER 2018 Refresher course provides refresher training as specified by the OSHA standard for hazardous waste operations and emergency response (Hazwoper), 29 CFR 1910.120 and 29 CFR 1926.65. Students will also receive refresher training and information on respirator basics (required annually) and OSHA’s new Respirable Crystalline Silica standard, which Hazwoper personnel need to be familiar with.

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