Training: Osha Courses

8 HOUR HAZWOPER REFRESHER - ONLINE ANYTIME (423)
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The HAZWOPER Refresher (8-Hour) course is an advanced certificate/card-level training designed to provide essential knowledge and training as prescribed by the OSHA standard for hazardous waste operations and emergency response (HAZWOPER) in 29 CFR 1910.120. All levels of employment are required to have eight hours of training annually. This specific training helps participants review basic occupation safety and health principles during their initial 24-hour or 40-hour certification training.

  • Summary information of OSHA’s new Beryllium standards
  • COVID-19 as it applies to HAZWOPER and related industry
  • Coccidioidomycosis (Valley Fever): new requirements and guidance
  • Updates on Respirable Crystalline Silica
  • Update on Ionizing Radiation and Radiation Safety
  • New updates and resources for adverse weather safety

 

Specific course topics include the following:

  • Important and relevant HAWOPER safety and health issues addressed by OSHA and other organizations for 2021
  • Requirements of the OSHA HAZWOPER standard
  • Hazardous waste site characterization and control
  • Training requirements for workers, managers, supervisors, and teachers
  • Employer Health and Safety (EH&S) programs, including organizational structure, site safety plans, safety meetings and inspections
  • Medical surveillance programs
  • Engineering controls, safe work practices and personal protective equipment (PPE)
  • Site and high-risk employee monitoring
  • Site decontamination, illumination, and sanitation
  • New technology programs
  • Requirements of the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act of 1976 (RCRA) for treatment, storage, and disposal (TS&D) facilities
  • Hazardous substance release emergencies
  • Emergency response plans for hazardous waste operations
  • Respirator basics including usage requirements and major types