This course provides 24 hours of initial HAZWOPER training for occasional site workers
who are not required to complete the full 40-hour OSHA HAZWOPER training.
“Occasional site workers” are personnel who work on site occasional for a specific, limited task like ground water monitoring or surveying the site. These workers are also unlikely to be exposed to hazardous substances at levels above permissible thresholds.
Also available in Spanish.
Occasional site workers must complete 24 hours of initial HAZWOPER training and complete a minimum of one day of actual field experience under direct supervision of a trained, experienced supervisor. This course is designed to meet the 24 hours training requirement only.
Your Registration includes:
- Engaging, interactive HAZWOPER training
- Trusted compliance resources
- Certificate to document your HAZWOPER training
- Six months of Lion Membership for exclusive compliance updates and insights
24 Hour HAZWOPER Initial training for site cleanup covers:
- Scope of the HAZWOPER standard and who is covered
- Site organizational structure
- The importance of emergency preparedness
- Site work plans, safety and health plans, and site characterization and analysis
- Risk evaluation and communication prior to initial site entry
- Hazard identification, OSHA HazCom, and health effects
- When and where to find information about hazardous chemicals on site
- Methods for employee and site monitoring
- Requirements for medical surveillance programs
- PPE selection—respirators and chemical protective clothing
- Requirements for confined space entry and drum handling
- Principles of decontamination of equipment and PPE
- Lighting and sanitation requirements for temporary workplaces
- New technology programs
- HAZWOPER training requirements
Key Learning Objectives
- Safely and properly perform limited tasks at an uncontrolled hazardous waste site in compliance with OSHA's HAZWOPER Standard
- Evaluate, identify, and communicate the hazards present on site
- Select, use, and care for personal protective equipment (PPE), including respirators, needed for the job
Online Course Details
|Training required by
||OSHA (29 CFR 1910.120(e)(3)(ii))
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Who should take this HAZWOPER training?
Occasional site workers who come onto a contaminated site on occasion to complete a specific task like groundwater monitoring or surveying.
Upgrade to 40 Hour HAZWOPER
Occasional site workers who become
general site workers must complete 16 additional hours of HAZWOPER training.
See the 16-hour HAZWOPER upgrade online course for more details
Additional HAZWOPER training required
Occasional site workers must complete 24 hours of initial HAZWOPER training and complete a minimum of one day of actual field experience under direct supervision of a trained, experienced supervisor.
This course is designed to meet the 24-hour training requirement only and does not include hands-on training on equipment that employees may need to begin work at uncontrolled hazardous waste sites.