OSHA 120 Hazwoper Certification

40 Hours

[_Title]The 40 Hour, Hazardous Materials Incident Response Operations (EPA 165.5), is a course every student should seriously consider taking. It’s an investment that will enhance your employment opportunities. Projects where handling hazardous materials is involved require that workers must have their HAZWOPER 120 Certification. It’s an Environmental Protection Agency regulation.

The West Coast Training HAZWOPER 120 Certification course provides 40 hours of instruction and includes hands-on exercises and classroom training on the following subjects:

  • Hazard Certification
  • Chemical Hazards
  • Radiation Hazards
  • Health Hazards
  • Medical Surveillance
  • Monitoring Instruments
  • Respiratory Protection
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Site Layout and Decontamination
  • Temperature Hazards
  • Confined Space Hazards
  • Spill Control
  • Site Safety Plans

Note: There are no prerequisites for this course and may be taken as a stand-alone course.

Upon completion of this course graduates will receive their card. Note that OSHA also requires training in 29 CFR 1910.120(e)(3)(I) for workers on RCRA and CERLA sites as well as sites recognized by other government agencies. This course allows safety, health and environmental personnel, heavy equipment operators, technicians, and others involved with investigation and remediation of hazardous waste facilities to meet OSHA's requirements. Recertification is required annually.  




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