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HAZWOPER 8 Hour Annual Refresher     $59  

Our 8 hour HAZWOPER training meets the requirements in OSHA 29 CFR 1910.120.

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HAZWOPER 8 Hour Annual Refresher Plus GHS OSHA Hazardous Communication

  • This course meets the requirements outlined in OSHA 29 CFR 1910.120 for 8 (eight) hours of annual refresher training for workers at hazardous waste sites. 
  • This course is designed for general site workers who remove hazardous waste or who are exposed or potentially exposed to hazardous substances or health hazards. 
  • The course is comprised of nine sections covering topics pertaining to workplace hazards associated with Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER). 

Topics include 
  • HAZWOPER regulations, 
  • Site Characterization, 
  • Toxicology, 
  • Hazard Recognition, 
  • Personal Protective Equipment, 
  • Decontamination, 
  • Medical Surveillance, 
  • Confined Space Entry and 
  • Emergency Procedures. 

Upon successful completion of the course you will receive a certificate of completion which is accepted by OSHA as documentation of training. 

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Occupational Safety and Health Administration's (OSHA) Hazardous Waste Operations & Emergency Response (HAZWOPER) regulation, 29 CFR 1910.120.

  • Our 8 (eight) hr class is designed for general site workers who remove hazardous waste or who are exposed or potentially exposed to hazardous substances or health hazards.  
  • The course material meets the requirements in OSHA 29 CFR 1910.120 for eight hours of annual refresher training for hazardous waste site worker.

It covers:
  • HAZWOPER regulations
  • hazardous chemicals
  • medical surveillance
  • decontamination  
  • safety hazards
  • safety and health plans
  • site control
  • air monitoring
  • respiratory equipment
  • personal protective equipment
Course Prerequisite: 
  • Before taking the 8 (eight) hr refresher course, the 24 hr or 40 hr HAZWOPER course must be completed.
  • Students have 6 (six) months to successfully complete the course.
  • This course is self paced; You can take the entire course at one time or log in and out when it is convenent for you.

8 Hour Hazoper refresher FAQs

Q. What if my refresher training has lapsed?

Hazardous waste operations and emergency response lapsed refresher training requirements. 

A. In cases where an individual has completed a 40 hour or 24 hour health & safety training for hazardous waste sites, when must a refresher course be completed (e.g. if an individual completes the 40-hour or 24-hour course in March of one year, must the individual complete a refresher by March of the following year or may the individual complete the refresher any time during the following calendar year even up to December 31

  • OSHA's intent is that employees should complete their refresher training within twelve months of their initial training, although we do understand that courses may be missed due to unavoidable circumstances.
  • As you may be aware, 23 states operate their own state program.
  • Please note that in some states operating their own OSHA approved state safety and health program, refresher training must be completed by the exact anniversary of the initial training.
  • The employee who misses a refresher training should attend the next available refresher course.

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A. In cases where an individual has completed the required 40 or 24 hr training and supervisory training, then either no longer works as a supervisor or leaves the hazardous waste industry for a period of time and then returns to become a supervisor, must the individual retake the supervisory training?

  • Retraining is not necessary where the employee can demonstrate competency in the required training topics. 
  • Therefore, regardless of past supervisory training, a supervisor new to a site would need training to become familiar with the following, as required in paragraph (e)(4) of the standard:
  •                       the employer's safety and health program  
  •                       the associated employee training program  
  •                       personal protective equipment program
  •                       spill containment program
                                health hazard monitoring procedure and technique
  • Please note that may of the training topics which are to be included in the  supervisory training are site-specic in nature.

We hope this information is helpful. If you have any further questions please contact OSHA at (202) 693-2190.

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