At the completion of this course, you will be able to:Read and understand OSHA regulations and requirementsSummarize Site CharacterizationUnderstand the principles of toxicology and how they relate to various types of chemical exposuresDescribe potentially hazardous situations involving corrosives, solvents, oxidizers and reactive chemicalsUnderstand Chemicals and the hazards they present in the workplaceSummarize the components of OSHA’s Hazard Communication Standard and the steps for any Hazard Communication ProgramIdentify radiation hazards and different types of radiationIdentify different types of respiratory equipmentUnderstand Protection FactorsIdentify the uses for Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and how to choose the correct PPEUnderstand the characteristics of each work zoneList the elements of site securityUnderstand the principles of decontamination as well as levels of decontamination and methodsDevelop a Medical Surveillance Program and understand its purposeIdentify the types and methods of air monitoringUnderstand confined space permit system; be able to identify the main confined space atmospheric hazards, types of ventilation and gain an overall understanding of medical concerns associated with confined spacesUnderstand the various considerations in an emergency situation and the importance of training and actions to personal safety and the safety of others
This course covers 40 hours of instruction required by 29 CFR 1910.120(e)(3), OSHA’s Hazardous Waste and Emergency Response training standard. This course is designed for General site workers engaged in hazardous substance removal or other activities which expose or potentially expose workers to hazardous substances and health hazards. This course is comprised of 24 sections, covering topics pertaining to workplace hazards associated with Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER). Upon successful completion of the course, you will receive a certificate of completion which is accepted by OSHA as documentation of training.