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24 Hour HAZWOPER Seminar Training Outline

24 Hour HAZWOPER -HAZARDOUS WASTE OPERATIONS & EMERGENCY RESPONSE ©

Fulfills classroom training requirements for:

OSHA 29 CFR 1910.120(e)&(q).

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OVERVIEW

This course provides the 24-hour safety training requirement mandated by OSHA 29 CFR 1910.120. Workers attending this course will cover health and safety procedures and personnel protection during work operations at hazardous material sites.

Each day contains hands-on and tabletop exercises.

DAY ONE

OPENING

  1. Who is COMPLIANCE SOLUTIONS
  2. Course introduction

OSHA REGULATIONS DISCUSSION

      1. What is OSHA, and how does it work?
           A. Employer and employees rights and responsibilities
      2. Overview of Environmental Legislation
           A. Comprehensive Environmental Response Compensation and Liability Act of 1986 (CERCLA)
           B. Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act
           C. Resource Conservation and Recovery Act - 11976 (RCRA)
      3. Overview of 29 CFR 1910.120

GENERAL SAFETY HAZARDS

  1. Types of hazards
  2. Personal Safety Issues
  3. General Safety Issues
  4. Fall Protection
  5. Excavation Safety
  6. Hand and Power Tools
  7. Lock out/Tag out
  8. Heavy Equipment

PLANNING AND ORGANIZATION

  1. Site Characterization
  2. Health and Safety Plans 

HAZARD COMMUNICATION FOR HAZWOPER

  1. NFPA 704
  2. DOT System
  3. HMIS III
  4. Material Safety Data Sheets
  5. Other Identification Systems

CHEMICAL HAZARD ID SYSTEMS

      1. Properties of chemicals
           A. Toxic
           B. Reactive
           C. Ignitable
           D. Corrosive
           E. Radioactive

DAY TWO

TOXICOLOGY

      1. Acute vs. Chronic
      2. Immediate vs. Delayed Effects
      3. Reversible vs. Irreversible
      4. Routes of entry
           A. Inhalation
           B. Absorption
           C. Ingestion
           D. Injection
           E. Ocular
      5. Chemical interaction effects
      6. Target organ responses
      7. Dose/Response relationship
      8. Measuring toxins

    IONIZING RADIATION

          1. Fission
           2. Particles
               A. Alpha
               B. Beta
               C. Gamma
               D. Neutrons
          3. Radiation Meters
          4. Exposure Doses

      RESPIRATORY PROTECTION

            1. Respiratory Protection Programs
                 A. Selection
                 B. Training
                 C. Sanitizing
                 D. Inspection
                 E. Maintenance

        CHEMICAL PROTECTIVE CLOTHING

              1. Fabric Properties
              2. Levels of Protection
                   A. Level A
                   B. Level B
                   C. Level C
                   D. Level D
                   E. Modifications
              3. CPC Factors

        HEAT STRESS

              1. Factors
              2. Heat Illnesses
                   A. Heat Rash
                   B. Heat Cramps
                   C. Heat Syncope
                   D. Heat Exhaustion
                   E. Heat Stroke
              3. Related Stressors
              4. Pre/Post Entry Assessments
              5. Prevention

          MEDICAL SURVEILLANCE

                1. Surveillance
                     A. Pre-Assignment Examinations
                     B. Periodic Examinations
                     C. Termination Examinations
                2. Treatment
                     A. Emergency
                     B. Non-emergency
                3. Record Keeping

            DAY THREE

            METERS AND MONITORING

            1. Reasons for monitoring
            2. Sampling Techniques
            3. Meter Characteristics
            4. Combustible Gas Indicators
            5. Photo Ionization Detectors
            6. Flame Ionization Detectors
            7. Vapor Analyzers
            8. Toxic Meters
            9. Multi-gas Analyzers
            10. Colorimetric Detectors
            11. Sound Meters
            12. Heat Stress Monitors
            13. Instrument Safety
            14. Meter Limitations

            FIRE PROTECTION REQUIREMENTS

                  1. Classes of Fire
                       A. Class A
                       B. Class B
                       C. Class C
                       D. Class D
                       E. Class K
                  2. Fire Extinguishers
                  3. Open Yard Storage
                  4. Fire Brigades
                  5. Foams

            CONFINED SPACES

            1. Overview
            2. Statistics
            3. Training
            4. Non-permit Required Confined Spaces
            5. Permit-Required Confined Spaces
            6. Entrants
            7. Attendants
            8. Supervisors
            9. Confined Space Rescue

            FINAL EXAMINATION