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24 Hour OSHA HAZWOPER Initial – Emergency Response Technician Level III

Course Code: OSH 310

$179
This course provides 24 hour HAZWOPER training required for employees who respond to hazardous substance releases in the role of technician.  It will help satisfy the OSHA 24 Hour HAZWOPER training mandate for technicians in 29 CFR 1910.120(q)(6)(iii).

Hazardous materials technicians are individuals who respond to releases or potential releases of hazardous substance for the purpose of stopping the release.

To effectively and safely respond to releases, technicians must complete 24 hours of training on topics like hazard recognition; PPE selection, use, and maintenance; decontamination practices; emergency response procedures; and other topics covered in this course and detailed in OSHA's HAZWOPER Standard at 29 CFR 1910.120(q)(6)(iii).  
 

Registration includes: 

  • Engaging, interactive 24 Hour HAZWOPER training
  • Trusted compliance resources
  • Certificate and Wallet Card to document 24 Hour HAZWOPER training
  • 365 days of Lion Membership for exclusive compliance updates and insights


24 Hour HAZWOPER Emergency Response Technician Initial Training covers: 

  • Understand the scope and applicability of OSHA’s HAZWOPER Standard
  • Implement the Incident Command System (ICS) as part of emergency response
  • Recognize hazard labels (DOT, GHS, NFPA, HMIS)
  • Use the Emergency Response Guidebook (ERG) to guide on-scene actions
  • List the steps of a typical emergency response scenario
  • Identify health and safety risks
  • Describe basic actions for all first responders
  • Demonstrate how to select and use PPE, incl. respirators
  • Apply OSHA requirements for PPE inspection, storage, and maintenance
  • Explain the rules for site monitoring, control, and security
  • Identify the types of monitors and detectors that hazmat technicians may use
  • Describe advanced hazmat mitigation techniques, incl. control, containment, and/or confinement
  • Articulate the importance of an effective Emergency Response Plan
  • Describe how to implement appropriate hazmat decontamination
  • Detail the components of a medical surveillance program
  • Understand the OSHA HAZWOPER training requirements
 

Annual HAZWOPER Refresher Required

OSHA requires emergency response technicians to complete annual refresher training  (29 CFR 1910.120(q)(8)). An 8 Hour HAZWOPER Refresher online course is also available. 
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Key Learning Objectives:

  • Identify basic emergency response procedures and personnel responsibilities
  • Demonstrate knowledge of hazardous substances and their health hazards and risks
  • Recognize hazardous materials incidents and be able to identify likely hazards
  • Describe the Incident Command System (ICS) and function in an assigned role
  • Select, use, and care for personal protective equipment (PPE), including respirators
  • Perform offensive response actions to stop a hazardous substance release
  • Demonstrate understanding of decontamination and decontamination practices


Online Course Details

Course code OSH 310
Compatible on Desktop, tablet, or mobile
Duration 24 hours
Access time 90 days
Certificate issued Yes
Training required by      OSHA (29 CFR 1910.120(q)(6)(iii)


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What's different about online training at Lion.com?

Professionals choose Lion’s online training because our courses are more detailed and more up-to-date than other training available.

Hazardous materials, environmental, and safety professionals rely on Lion for:
 
  • Courses developed and supported by credentialed, experienced trainers.
  • Materials updated continuously to keep pace with changing regulations.
  • Unrivaled training resources to simplify compliance and inform decision making.
  • Flexible, convenient solutions to fit any schedule or learning style.
  • Ongoing compliance support, including the Lion Finder Service

Online courses can be accessed 24/7, from any internet connection, with support available 7 days a week. Test drive a course or learn more about online training.  

 

Who should take 24 Hour HAZWOPER training?

This 24 Hour HAZWOPER online course is intended for employees who respond to emergency releases of hazardous substances in the technician role, as defined by OSHA in 29 CFR 1910.120(q).

OSHA requires 24 hour HAZWOPER for hazardous materials technicians, also called hazmat techs or industry techs. Hazmat technicians are employees who approach the point of a hazardous substance release for the purpose of stopping the release. These employees take offensive response actions to plug, patch, or otherwise stop releases and potential releases (29 CFR 1910.120(q)(6)(iii)).

Note: This course does not satisfy field-based or practical competency HAZWOPER training requirements and does not cover job- or site-specific elements of HAZWOPER training required by 29 CFR 1910.120(q). Employers must cover these required elements in additional instruction or hands-on training.
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