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16 Hour HAZWOPER Seminar Training Outline

Compliance Solutions Occupational Trainers

16 Hour HAZWOPER - HAZARDOUS WASTE OPERATIONS & EMERGENCY RESPONSE ©

Fulfills classroom training requirements for:

OSHA 29 CFR 1910.120(e)&(q), EPA 40 CFR Parts 264 and 265 (p) and CAL-OSHA Title 8CCR 5192(e)(3)(A)

 

16 Hour HAZWOPER Course Outline

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OVERVIEW

This course provides an upgrade for students previously certified at the 24-hour level to meet 40-hour requirements mandated by OSHA 29 CFR 1910.120. 

Students will be expected to attend two full days of the class in order to meet the requirements. This class is highly interactive and requires student/class participation. All training materials are provided in class. Students are expected to participate in hands-on exercises, group tabletops, and a dress out followed by a final exam at day's end.

 Qualitative fit-testing is available for an additional fee. Students who receive fit-testing must produce a medical clearance. Please contact Customer Service for requirements at 800-711-2706 Ext 1.

Day One:

HANDLING DRUMS AND CONTAINERS

  1. Container Hazards
  2. Inspecting Containers
  3. Classification of Containers
  4. Handling Containers
  5. Staging
  6. Bulking
  7. Shipping

SAMPLING AND PACKAGING

  1. Sampling Locations
  2. Sample Planning
  3. Sample Types
  4. Sampling Strategies

           A. Biased
           B. Unbiased

      5. Field Logs
      6. Chain of Custody

    DECONTAMINATION

    1. Decontamination Planning
    2. Decontamination Methods

               A. Physical Removal
               B. Chemical Deactivation
                       1. Decontamination Solutions

          3. Decontamination Effectiveness
          4. Decontamination Procedures
          5. Emergency Decontamination

      SITE EMERGENCIES

      1. Personal Emergencies
      2. Work Site Emergencies
      3. Public Emergencies
      4. Causes of Emergencies
      5. Emergency Response Plans

                 A. Identification of Personnel
                         1. Incident Commander
                         2. Health and Safety Officer
                         3. Response Teams
                              A. Entry
                              B. Rescue

            6. Site Maps
            7. Site Control
            8. Accountability
            9. Emergency Evacuation
            10. Coordination with Government Agencies
                 A. National Contingency Plan
            11. Emergency Site Safety

        DAY TWO

        OPENING- HAZWOPER REVIEW

        1. Health and Safety Plan Review

                   A. Organizational Structure
                   B. Comprehensive Work Plan
                   C. Site Specific Health and Safety Plan   

              2. Retraining Requirements

          HAZARDOUS WASTE

          1. Listed Waste

                     A. CERCLA
                     B. TSCA
                     C. DOT
                     D. EPCRA

                2. Hazardous Waste Remediation
                3. Hazardous Waste Effects
                     A. Toxic
                     B. Reactive
                     C. Ignitable
                     D. Corrosive
                     E. Radioactive
                     F. Persistent
                     G. Bio accumulative

                4. Remediation Exercise

            HAZARD COMMUNICATIONS

            1. NFPA 704
            2. DOT
            3. HMIS III
            4. MSDS
            5. Tabletop Exercise

            HANDLING HAZARDOUS MATERIALS

            1. Site Control Plans

                       A. Site Maps
                       B. Two-person Rules
                       C. Communications
                       D. Standard Operating Procedures
                       E. Medical Plans

                  2. Tabletop Exercise

              UPDATES/NEWS/CASE STUDIES

              DRESS OUT EXERCISE

              FINAL EXAMINATION

               

              Learning Objectives:

              Upon successful completion of the 16 Hour HAZWOPER Seminar, students will:

              • Discuss the safety and strategy behind the movements and handling of drums and containers.
              • Discuss the basics of taking potential hazardous samples for a hazardous materials site.
              • Discuss how to set up and operate a decontamination line.
              • Discuss how to prepare your location for a Site emergency.
              • Discuss recent updates to OSHA regulations.
              • Review various sections of HAZWOPER regulations.