Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER) –Site Worker is a 40 hour course that meets the requirements outlined in OSHA 29 CFR 1910.120. This HAZWOPER program covers both Incident Command and Hazmat Technician Training.
This program is designed to address the initial training requirements for employees either engaged in emergency hazardous material response or performing work on designated hazardous waste clean up sites.
Incident Commanders assume control of a scene. Hazmat Teams report to an incident commander during an incident. If you intend to develop and equip a fully-capable hazmat team, at least one incident commander is required, and often several, depending on the team size and the nature and scope of the potential releases.
Hazardous materials technicians shall have received at least 24 hours of training equal to the first responder operations level and in addition have competency in the following areas and the employer shall so certify:
The Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response Standard (HAZWOPER) applies to five distinct groups of employers and their employees. This includes any employees who are exposed or potentially exposed to hazardous substances (including hazardous waste) and who are engaged in clean-up operations as specified by 1910.120(a)(1)(i-v) and 1926.65(a)(1)(i-v):
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