Key Learning Objectives:
- Develop additional skills to supervise and lead HAZWOPER cleanup workers.
- Describe management's role in implementing effective safety programs
Who should complete this 8 Hour HAZWOPER training?
This HAZWOPER training course is built for managers or supervisors of site workers described in 29 CFR 1910.120 paragraph (e), who work at “uncontrolled hazardous waste sites” like Superfund sites or other hazardous substance cleanup sites. This course may be used to help satisfy initial or refresher HAZWOPER training mandates at 29 CFR 1910.120(e)(4) and (e)(8).
How much training do HAZWOPER supervisors need?
29 CFR 1910.120(e)(4) requires supervisors and on-site managers who supervise hazardous waste cleanup operations to receive:
40 hours of initial HAZWOPER training (may be reduced to 24 hours in some cases)
8 hours of additional training on specialized supervisor topics
Three days of supervised field experience