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Understanding 8 Hour HAZWOPER Training

Have you taken either 24 hour or 40 hour HAZWOPER training? If so, then it might be time for you to take the 8 hour HAZWOPER training course. Designed as a refresher training course to keep trainees updated on the latest information in 1910.120(e)(8), this short course ensures your safety on the job.

Here’s what to expect when you sign up for 8 hour HAZWOPER training:

  • Course Purpose

Men in Yellow Suits for 8 Hour HAZWOPERYou may be wondering, why is a refresher course for HAZWOPER even a requirement? Refresher training is implemented for your safety. Not only does this refresher course keep you current on the latest developments and practices in hazardous waste management and emergency response, but it reminds you of the best practices to deal with hazardous materials to ensure your safety.

  • Course Curriculum

When you sign up for the 8 hour HAZWOPER course, you will receive refresher training on a range of topics, including:

  • Labels & SDS
  • Regulation Recap
  • Site Characterization
  • Toxicology
  • Hazard Recognition
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Decontamination
  • Medical Surveillance
  • Confined Spaces
  • Emergency Procedures

At OSHA Pros, LLC, we are dedicated to providing you with the most convenient and practical online education through carefully designed training courses, such as the 8 hour HAZWOPER course. Available on OSHA.NET, this 8 hour course was designed as a refresher training to follow up on 24 OR 40 hour HAZWOPER training. While these HAZWOPER training courses are a prerequisite to the 8 hour HAZWOPER course, the refresher course was not designed to take the place of site-specific training and evaluations required by the Federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).

When you sign up for this refresher course, you will receive refresher education on a wide range of topics related to Hazardous Waste Operations & Emergency Response. These topics include but are not limited to:  training on proper handling of hazardous waste, chemical properties, toxicology, and much more. Contact us today to register!