The HAZWOPER Certification Training Program is an interactive program designed for those individuals who may respond defensively and offensively to a hazardous release. The program outlines the strategies and roles used to protect persons, property or the environment from the effects of a hazardous release. The necessary functions of containing a release from a safe distance, keeping it from spreading and preventing exposures are also part of the certification training.
- Introduction and overview of OSHA 29 CFR 1910.120-Hazardous Materials
- Standards and Incidents
- Terminology and Definitions
- Hazardous Materials Classes 1 – 9: - Properties and Characteristics
- Toxicology: - Symptoms of Exposure and Related Illnesses
- MSDS: - Review of MSDS for Hazardous Materials on site
- Hazardous Materials Informational Resources
- Chain of Custody – Hands-on in Class
- Personal Protective Equipment
- Chemical Protective Equipment – Levels of Protection
- Contamination control/Site Zoning and Decontamination
- Field Surveying Instruments – Monitors
- Incident Site Entry
- Respirators: Types and Usage
- Emergency site evaluation
- Site Entry Procedures
The course is completed in 5 days.
- Safety Managers and Supervisors
- Emergency response and rescue personnel
On successful completion of this course participants will receive a National Association of Safety Professionals Certificate and Card. It is recommended that this certificate be renewed every 3 years.