Our HAZWOPER course covers a range of information related to handling hazardous waste operations. Topics that are covered include decontamination, spill containment, personal protective equipment, and more.
No, they are not the same as there is no “OSHA 40”. However, “OSHA 30” and “OSHA 10” are more for general safety. While “OSHA 30” does contain a bit about HAZWOPER training, it is nowhere the same as our HAZWOPER 40-hour training. If someone mentions “OSHA 40” they likely either mean the 40-hour HAZWOPER training or they mean the “OSHA 30” safety training.
Yes, hands-on training is a required component for the 40-hour HAZWOPER training. As specified in 229 CFR 1910.120(q)(6)(ii) states that employers are responsible for proper HAZWOPER training, which can include in-person, classroom, or online/computer-based instruction.
Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response 40-Hour Certification
40-HR Online OSHA Certification for HAZWOPER
HAZWOPER 40 Certification – Here’s What You Need To Know
If you are employed with a company that deals with hazardous waste site cleanup, performs operations that involve hazardous waste treatment, storage, or disposal, or offers emergency response operations involving hazardous waste, then you are required to have HAZWOPER certification. It is critical that the proper safety equipment is used when operating in different conditions so as to limit the potential exposure one has that could affect their health or life.
At OSHA Pros our HAZWOPER 40 certification course provides you with the safety standards required for anyone dealing with hazardous waste.
Certification for OSHA Standard: 29 CFR 1910.120(q)(6)(ii)
In This Course
Developed by Certified Safety Professionals (CSP) with over 20 years of experience, this comprehensive 40-hour HAZWOPER course reviews a variety of topics that relate to Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER).
This course includes 18 modules covering:
- Hazard Communication
- Chemical & Physical Properties
- Intro to Toxicology
- Toxicology Part II
- Personal Protective Equipment
- Respiratory Protection
- Air Monitoring
- Confined Spaces
- Hazard Recognition & Avoidance
- H2S (Hydrogen Sulfide)
- Spill Containment
- Incident Command
- Site Characterization
- Chemical Reactivity Hazards
- Bhopal India Case Study
Approximate course length: 40 hours
Language: English (student must be able to read and understand English to complete this course)
Testing: You must score at least 80% correct to pass each module quiz and the final exam. If you pass a module quiz, you will be directed to the next module, and if you pass the final exam, you will be able to print your Certificate of Completion. If you do not pass a module or quiz or final exam, you can re-take it a second time, and if necessary, a third time. If you fail the third attempt of a quiz or exam, you can repeat the module or exam (no charge) and then attempt the quiz/exam again.
Certification: Students who successfully complete this course can print their personalized Certificate of Completion which includes the course title, the student’s name, date this course was completed, name and signature of the trainer, and logo of the course provider.
Refund Policy: 72 hours from purchase barring course completion.
Already certified and just need the refresher? We also offer 8 hour HAZWOPER refresher training,1910.120(e)(8).
HAZWOPER 40 Certification
Our OSHA training programs were developed by Certified Safety Professionals (CSP) with over 20 years of experience. This means that you will learn not only the OSHA standards, which are important enough themselves, but you will also benefit from getting insights from these professionals on what they have seen in real-life situations. This takes theory and makes it all real and practical.
Utilizing our online HAZWOPER 40 certification course allows students to advance at their own pace, rather than trying to keep up with an in-person course that moves faster than they desire. This also allows employers to establish dates for the site-specific portion of the training to occur and have students work through our online HAZWOPER 40 certification course so that they are ready for the site-specific portion.
The HAZWOPER standards apply to five groups that are at high risk of exposure to hazardous waste and substances. Clean-up operations, voluntary clean-up operations, hazardous waste operations, corrective actions involving clean-up, and emergency response operations.
FAQs: HAZWOPER 40 Certification
The HAZWOPER standards apply to five groups that are at high risk of exposure to hazardous waste and substances.
Clean-up operations, voluntary clean-up operations, hazardous waste operations, corrective actions involving clean-up, and emergency response operations.
Here are some of your most frequently asked questions about OSHA HAZWOPER certification courses answered: