HAZWOPER: Introduction to HAZWOPER Retraining
Course Length: 45 - 60 minutes
covering the essentials of HAZWOPER retraining.
Hazardous materials and waste are part of many work situations,
and can be found on many types of job sites. OSHA feels that it is so important
for employees to know how to recognize these potentially dangerous substances,
as well as how to handle and dispose of them properly, they have mandated that
anyone working with these substances receive comprehensive training in this
In 1976, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
issued the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) to regulate the
handling of hazardous waste. Since then, other regulations have followed,
including OSHA's 29 CFR 1910.120, also known as HAZWOPER. As part of these
regulations, there are varying requirements for employee training, depending on
an employee's specific level of involvement with hazardous materials.
Introduction to HAZWOPER Retraining introduces employees to chemical hazard
regulations and provides training on the various types of hazardous chemicals
found in industrial environments.
This training covers the following topics:
of the HAZWOPER Regulations
Site Safety and Health Plan
Emergency Response Plan
characterization and the site control program
of controls and standard operating procedures
and Medical Surveillance Programs
Using a powerful combination of audio, full-motion video,
text, and colorful graphics, HAZWOPER:
Introduction to HAZWOPER Retraining provides cost-effective, easy-to-use
training. It's divided into topic-based lessons so information is easily
understood ... and retained.