OSHA Institute of America

OSHA Institute of America

24 Hour Hazwoper Training Courses for Occasional Site Workers



This course fulfills your requirements for certification under 29 CFR, Part 1910.120 (e), or other applicable state regulations for certification to the 24-hour Occasional Site Worker level. OSHA has developed the HAZWOPER program to protect the workers working at hazardous sites and devised extensive regulations to ensure their safety and health.

Category:Hazardous Waste Training
Duration: 24 Hour(s)

24 HOUR HAZWOPER Training Objectives

  • Understand the purpose of OSHA and its role in regulating occupational safety
  • Use Site Characterization to establish problems that may exist in your workplace and measures that can be implemented to eliminate hazards
  • Identify hazardous materials existent in the workplace and the possible methods, symptoms and preventative measures of exposure
  • Encourage the use of Material Safety Data sheets (MSDS) to identify and properly handle hazardous materials
  • Familiarize yourself with materials, compounds and mixtures that may present flammable, explosive, chemical or radiological hazards
  • Emphasize the importance of personal protective equipment in limiting hazardous exposure
  • Establish an effective Site Control Program to limit the risk of exposure to only those working in the hazardous work zone
  • Implement procedures for treating workers in the event of hazardous exposure

Training Topics

  • Lesson 1: Regulation Overview
  • Lesson 2: Site Characterization
  • Lesson 3: Toxicology
  • Lesson 4: Hazard Recognition
  • Lesson 5: Chemical Awareness
  • Lesson 6: Radiological Hazards
  • Lesson 7: Respiratory Protection
  • Lesson 8: Personal Protective Equipment
  • Lesson 9: Site Control
  • Lesson 10: Decontamination
  • Lesson 11: Medical Surveillance
  • Lesson 12: Air Monitoring
  • Lesson 13: Confined Space Entry
  • Lesson 14: Emergency Response

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