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40-Hour HAZWOPER - OTC 204

Course Description:  

The 40-Hour HAZWOPER course is designed to ensure awareness and promote safety among employees who may be exposed to chemical hazards in their workplace. The objective is to ensure that employees operate in the safest possible manner in situations where contact with potentially hazardous materials is likely.

General site workers (such as equipment operators, general laborers and supervisory personnel) engaged in hazardous substance removal or other activities which expose or potentially expose workers to hazardous substances and health hazards shall receive a minimum of 40 hours of instruction off the site, and a minimum of three days actual field experience under the direct supervision of a trained experienced supervisor. 

This class is designed to provide students with written and hands- on instruction in hazardous waste operations and emergency response (HAZWOPER) as it relates to chemical and physical exposures in industrial and field settings. This course satisfies the requirement for generalized employee training under OSHA (1910.120) and (1926.65).

NOTE:  Students wishing to participate fully in drills/exercises using a self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) must have proof of respiratory medical clearance brought to class.

Prerequisites: None
Minimum Contact Hours:  40 Hours
Continuing Education Units (CEUs): 4.0



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Sacramento, CA
Safety Center Inc
Estep 1/6 - 1/10 Mo Tu We Th Fr 08:00 AM - 05:00 PM $875.00 View
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Dublin, CA
OSHA Training Institute Education Center
Hatch 6/1 - 6/5 Mo Tu We Th Fr 08:00 AM - 05:00 PM $875.00 View
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Sacramento, CA
Safety Center Inc
Estep 10/5 - 10/9 Mo Tu We Th Fr 08:00 AM - 05:00 PM $875.00 View

8-Hour HAZWOPER Refresher - OTC 202

Course description:

This course is designed for hazardous waste operations and emergency response workers who must satisfy their annual 8-hour refresher training course requirement. The target audience for this course is all employees whose job functions involve responding to releases of hazardous materials.

Topics include:

  • Regulatory Overview/Update
  • Detecting Hazardous Materials
  • Toxicology
  • Respirators
  • Site Safety Planning
  • Decontamination
  • Hazardous Communication
  • Hazardous Waste
  • Levels of Protection (PPE)
  • Basic Safety Management
  • Safety Hazard Review

Prerequisites: Proof of initial HAZWOPER training

Length of course:  8 Hours

Continuing Education Units (CEUs): 0.8



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Santa Rosa, CA
North Coast Builders Exchange
Estep 3/17 - 3/17 Tu 08:00 AM - 05:00 PM $250.00 View
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Dublin, CA
OSHA Training Institute Education Center
Henriques 5/30 - 5/30 Sa 08:00 AM - 05:00 PM $250.00 View
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Sacramento, CA
Safety Center Inc
Estep 9/4 - 9/4 Fr 08:00 AM - 05:00 PM $250.00 View

Transitioning to Safer Chemicals - OSHA 7225

Course description:

This course covers a proactive approach to reducing the use of hazardous chemicals in the workplace by transitioning to safer alternatives. In particular, participants will use OSHA's seven-step substitution planning process. The course features workshops and hands-on activities with the use of various online chemical databases and tools.

Who should attend:

The ideal audience is purchasing staff, maintenance supervisors, facility managers, and workers who utilize hazardous chemicals at their worksites, along with occupational safety and health professionals who provide technical assistance on the control of chemical hazards.

Upon course completion participants will have the ability to recognize and evaluate hazardous chemicals in their workplace, assess safer alternatives, and implement those alternatives.

Topics Include:

  • Evaluating and assessing current chemical usage
  • Identification and comparison of safer alternatives
  • Safer chemical selection
  • Implementation alternatives

NOTE: Students are strongly encouraged to bring a laptop computer (or other device) with Wi-Fi capabilities for use during this course.

Prerequisites: None

Days: 2 

Continuing Education Units (CEUs): 0.8



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Honolulu, HI
Airport Conference Center
Decker 12/21 - 12/22 Mo Tu 08:00 AM - 05:00 PM $275.00 View