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8 Hour OSHA HAZWOPER Refresher Training – Emergency Response Technician Level III

Course Code: OSH 311


This course provides 8 hours of HAZWOPER refresher training for employees who respond to hazardous substance releases in the role of hazardous materials technician. Often called "hazmat techs," technicians take aggressive response actions and approach the point of a release to plug, patch, or otherwise stop it. 

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Course Details
This online HAZWOPER training provides the annual refresher required for employees who respond to emergency hazardous substance releases in the Technician role. 

Initial HAZWOPER training for Hazardous Materials Technicians
24 Hour OSHA HAZWOPER Initial–Emergency Response Technician (Level III) 

OSHA requires new Hazardous Materials Technicians (i.e., "techs" or "hazmat techs"), to complete 24 hours of of initial training (29 CFR 1910.120(q)(6)(iii)). Employers must cover these required elements in additional instruction or hands-on training.
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 through instruction or hands-on training.

Key Learning Objectives
  • Safely perform aggressive response actions to stop a hazardous substance release and prevent exposures 
  • Properly select, use, and care for personal protective equipment (PPE), including respirators, needed for the job
  • Describe the Incident Command System (ICS) and the importance of an effective hazardous substance release response
Training Topics
  • Who is covered by OSHA’s HAZWOPER regulations?
  • Categories of hazardous substance releases
  • Identifying health and safety risks
  • Recognizing hazard labels (DOT, GHS, NFPA, HMIS)
  • How to use Emergency Response Guidebook (ERG)
  • Selecting, fitting, donning, and doffing PPE and respirators
  • PPE maintenance, storage, training, and inspections
  • Medical surveillance requirements
  • Incident Command System (ICS) organization and responsibilities
  • Site monitoring, control, and security
  • Decontamination of equipment
  • Steps of a typical emergency response scenario
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