Recognizing incidents that are “emergency releases” subject to the HAZWOPER Standard in 29 CFR 1910.120 will help employers effectively train and prepare employees who respond to emergencies and/or clean up incidental spills involving hazardous chemicals.
Lion's new 24-Hour HAZWOPER online course provides 24 hours of classroom competency training required by OSHA for hazardous materials technicians in 29 CFR 1910.120(q)(6)(iii).
To provide 24 Hour HAZWOPER training that effectively prepares employees to carry out their responsibilities, employers must understand how OSHA organizes the regulations in 29 CFR 1910.120.
A typical emergency response scene consists of three zones: The exclusion zone, the contamination reduction zone, and the support zone.
Is 8 hours the only acceptable length for a HAZWOPER refresher training? We dive in to OSHA's regulations to dispel this common misconception and give you some clarity about what's required for emergency responders, site cleanup personnel, and TSDF employees under the HAZWOPER Standard in 29 CFR 1910.120.
OSHA's HAZWOPER Standard is one of the most widely-known–and most misunderstood–set of regulations in the world of environmental health and safety. Here we break down why HAZWOPER training may be required for you and your employees, and how to choose an appropriate course.
If I send my employee to a HAZWOPER training course, will it cover their annual RCRA hazardous waste personnel training?
US EPA has released a list of twenty-one Superfund sites targeted for immediate, intense cleanup action based on recommendations submitted by the Superfund Task Force in Summer 2017.
The most effective emergency responses happen when people are prepared. Planning, training, and practicing for emergencies are important so that everyone knows what they must do, and when to do it.
Lion Technology this week launched a new HAZWOPER Awareness level training for employees at facilities who may discover or witness a hazardous substance emergency release.
OSHA recently released details about enforcement actions concerning COVID-19 exposure in the workplace. That data showed that OSHA inspectors overwhelmingly cited employers for violations of four specific 29 CFR Standards, which this report explores.