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24 Hour OSHA HAZWOPER Initial – Contaminated Site Cleanup Training

Course Code: OSH 306


This course provides 24 hours of initial HAZWOPER training for occasional site workers who are not required to complete 40-hour OSHA HAZWOPER training. Also available in Spanish.

$179 each





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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 or PPE that personnel may need to begin work at uncontrolled hazardous waste sites.

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

Training Topics 

  • 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
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  • Retention boosting knowledge checks
  • Certificate of Achievement (PDF)
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