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When it comes to HAZWOPER training, there are three varieties that these trainings come in. The first is the 40-hour HAZWOPER training which is required if the team member will be exposed to hazardous materials at or exceeding the permissible exposure limits. Many times the people who need this level of training include emergency responders, equipment operators, and others who regularly deal with hazardous materials.
There is also a 24-hour HAZWOPER training option that is designed for those public employees who will have less than the permissible exposure limits. Topics that are covered in both of these trainings include respiratory protection, air monitoring, confined spaces, spill containment, and much more. These trainings are valid for 12 months and then you will need to take the third variety of these trainings: the 8-hour HAZWOPER refresher course. Taking this refresher course will extend your certification another 12 months.
Why They Use OSHA Pros for Training
Why do so many federal agencies, state agencies, and even county and city employees turn to OSHA Pros for their training needs? Part of it is because we offer many different trainings online where users can take the courses during the time of the day that works best for them. They may have time set aside during their workday to attend the online course training, but they can access it even from home if they want. Our courses are also developed by Certified Safety Professionals (CSP) who have decades of experience, and this translates to a comprehensive course that is succinct while providing all that is required of OSHA.
When you need HAZWOPER training/certification no matter what level of public employment you are at, turn to OSHA Pros. Our 24-hour HAZWOPER certification/training and 40-hour HAZWOPER certification/training will get you the full slate of information to ensure that you are safe as you handle hazardous materials on the job.