8-Hour HAZWOPER Refresher Training

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Date(s) - 11/22/2019
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

The Lawson Group, Concord NH


This full day course meets the requirements for training at the Initial HAZWOPER 8-Hour Operations level, or for the annual refresher for the 24-Hour Technician level or the 40-Hour HAZMAT team member level.  The course instructor utilizes a combination of lecture and participant interactive exercises to review regulatory changes, industry updates, and to cover required training elements.  The course covers a variety of topics to assist in refreshing participants regarding methods to work safely on hazardous waste sites and during emergency response operations.

When supplemented with additional site-specific information, this course meets the OSHA requirements in 29 CFR 1910.120 for eight hours of annual refresher training for workers conducting hazardous waste clean-up operations.

The Lawson Group HAZWOPER 8-Hour initial and 24 and 40 hr. refresher course covers:

  •   An overview of the HAZWOPER regulation
  •   Recent HAZWOPER developments
  •   Recommendations for a well-designed safety and health program
  •   Information about recognizing hazards
  •   Methods for controlling workplace hazards
  •   Information on Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  •   Tools for monitoring hazards and conducting medical surveillance
  •   Confined space entry procedures
  •   Decontamination and emergency response procedures
  •   Site-specific requirements

After completing this course, attendees will be able to:

  •   Find the HAZWOPER regulation and related resources provided by OSHA   
  •   Recognize the main topics of the HAZWOPER regulation, and list the general training requirements
  •   Recognize the HAZWOPER 8-hour refresher training requirements
  •   List recent changes in the law that may affect HAZWOPER employees
  •   Apply lessons learned from the mistakes of others to avoid hazardous materials incidents in their workplace
  •   Identify the components that should be present in their workplace safety and health program as required by the HAZWOPER regulations
  •   Identify how the employer recognizes hazards through the site characterization and how the employee identifies hazards on the job
  •   Identify the different methods of controlling hazards at the workplace
  •   Identify how to select the appropriate level and type PPE for workplace hazards while recognizing the potential hazards of PPE use
  •   Identify the air monitoring and medical surveillance requirements for monitoring the hazards faced by workers involved in hazardous waste operations
  •   Recognize the hazards and safe entry procedures for working in and around confined spaces
  •   Recognize the HAZWOPER rules for decontamination and emergency response
  •   Recognize the site-specific requirements for a HAZWOPER jobsite
  •   Identify the general safety guidelines for materials handling, the proper way to manually handle materials, and the rules for moving and storing materials
  •   Explain the OSHA requirements for exit routes and emergency action plans
  •   Recognize safe work practices for installing, maintaining, and using stairs, ladders, and scaffolds
  •   Match safety rules for flammable and combustible liquids with specific workplace settings, including industrial plants, bulk plants, service stations, processing plants, refineries, chemical plants, and distilleries

This course is intended for all general site workers who remove hazardous waste or who are exposed or potentially exposed to hazardous substances or health hazards.


Bookings are closed for this event.