HAZWOPER 40 Hour Plus GHS Hazardous Communication

F.Marie Athey


This course covers 40 hours of instruction required by 29 CFR 1910.120(e)(3), OSHA's Hazardous Waste and Emergency Response training standard. This course is designed for General site workers engaged in hazardous substance removal or other activities which expose or potentially expose workers to hazardous substances and health hazards. This course is comprised of 24 sections, covering topics pertaining to workplace hazards associated with Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER). Upon successful completion of the course, you will receive a certificate of completion which is accepted by OSHA as documentation of training.



· Written Safety and Health Program
· Site Characterization and Analysis
· Training Program
· Medical Surveillance
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
Sanitation at Temporary Workplaces
Handling Drums and Containers

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Course properties

Form of education
Learning language
Engineering, manufacturing and construction
Course authors
F.Marie Athey
Course cost
IP transfer allowed
Output knowledge, abilities, skills
Read and understand OSHA regulations and requirements Summarize Site Characterization Understand the principles of toxicology and how they relate to various types of chemical exposures Describe potentially hazardous situations involving corrosives, solvents, oxidizers and reactive chemicals Understand Chemicals and the hazards they present in the workplace Summarize the components of OSHA's Hazard Communication Standard and the steps for any Hazard Communication Program Identify radiation hazards and different types of radiation Identify different types of respiratory equipment Understand Protection Factors Identify the uses for Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and how to choose the correct PPE Understand the characteristics of each work zone List the elements of site security Understand the principles of decontamination as well as levels of decontamination and methods Develop a Medical Surveillance Program and understand its purpose Identify the types and methods of air monitoring Understand confined space permit system; be able to identify the main confined space atmospheric hazards, types of ventilation and gain an overall understanding of medical concerns associated with confined spaces Understand the various considerations in an emergency situation and the importance of training and actions to personal safety and the safety of others
Career list corresponds to course
Hazardous Waste Operations, Emergency Response type employees
Entrance test
Groups formation by readiness level
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Training materials forms
Interactivity in training materials
Collaborative learning presence
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LMS integration
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Course time limits
41 (hours)
Opportunity to enter after start
Learning types (sync/async)
synhronous, asynchronous
Assessment types
Personal learning path possibility, course individualization
Special needs support