The HAZWOPER for Cleanup Operations course is designed for personnel engaged in hazardous substance investigation, cleanup, remediation, or other non-emergency response activities surrounding exposure or the potential for exposure of workers to contamination and work site health hazards. At the conclusion of the course, participants will have met all requirements specific to OSHA CFR 1910.120 (e) for employees responsible for hazardous waste cleanup operations.
There are no prerequisites for this course.
Class attendance is an essential part of the education process and participants in TEEX courses are expected to attend all class sessions and field exercises. This course requires participants to attend a minimum of 80% of the class hours as a component of successful course completion. During the course, your instructor will review any additional attendance requirements, for example a field exercise that cannot be missed.
It is recommended, but not required, participants complete an OSHA physical examination in accordance with 29 CFR 1910.120 and 29 CFR 1910.134 and be in proper physical condition to conduct field exercises utilizing various PPE.
TopicsIntroduction to 29 CFR 1910.120+Health and Safety Overview+Hazard Recognition+Reference Materials and Resources+Toxicology and Exposure Guidelines+Air Monitoring+Respiratory Protection Programs+Respirator Selections and Use+Personal Protective Clothing+Site Entry and Reconnaissance+Decontamination+Incident Command Overview+Biological Hazards+Radiation Exposure Hazards and Monitoring+Demonstration: Donning and Doffing PPE
This course is designed for personnel engaged in hazardous substance investigation, cleanup, remediation, or other non-emergency response activities which expose or potentially expose workers to contamination and work site health hazards.