Submitted by asbestosadmin14 on Thu, 07/03/2014 - 13:23
Why take hazwoper training?
- OSHA 24 Hour Hazwoper training is required for employees visiting uncontrolled hazardous waste operation sites
- OSHA 40 Hour Hazwoper training is required for workers that perform activities that potentially expose them to hazardous substances
- OSHA Hazwoper training is required for workers who will perform clean up operations, emergency response operations, and storage or disposal of hazardous substances or uncontrolled hazardous waste sites
- OSHA 24 Hour Hazwoper certification has no hands-on requirements, but requires 1 day of supervised field experience before they may enter the site
- OSHA 40 Hour Hazwoper certification requires additional hands-on training in the use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) included in 29 CFR 1910.120, and 3 days of supervised field experience before they may enter the site
Outcomes of the 40 Hour Hazwoper Certification
- The ability to identify hazardous materials in the workplace as well as preventative measures of exposure
- Clarification of the OSHA regulation pertaining to hazardous materials and OSHA’s intent to protect workers in the workplace against possible harm
- Familiarity with materials, compounds, and mixtures that may create flammable, explosive, chemical, or radiological hazards
- Create awareness of the importance of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and how to use correctly according to regulation 29 CFR 1910.120
- Learn how to establish a Site Control Program to limit exposure to workers in the hazardous site work zone
- Learn how to treat those workers that may become exposed to hazardous materials
Questions about the OSHA 40 Hour Hazwoper certification? Visit our contact us page or call us at (602) 864-6564.