This course provides 24 hours of intense classroom and hands-on training to prepare
attendees who may respond to an emergency spill, leak, explosion or incident involving
hazardous materials or hazardous waste. The emergency framework to handle the
discovery, evacuation, notification, aggressive or defensive action including post incident
evaluation of the response is covered both in the classroom and hands-on.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
This course is designed for employees hired to participate in emergency response
operations, or those who are highly likely or have the potential to be called upon to
engage in emergency response operations are required to have a minimum of 24 hours of
Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER) training. This
includes those operations described in 29 CFR 1910.120 (a)(1)(i-v) and 1926.65 (a)(1)(iv)
"The instructor was very knowledgeable, well spoken and very clear."
"I liked the hands on training."
"I learned about hazmat and how it affects my job."
"I liked that the course was complex and covered multiple issues that may be present in a workspace."
Topics included in this course:
Global Harmonized System (Hazard Communication)
Corrosives & Reactives
Spill Notification Requirements
Drum & Container Handling
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)