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40 Hour HAZWOPER Instructor-Led Training Course Outline

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40 Hour HAZWOPER - Hazardous Waste Operations and 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)

Instructor-Led Course Outline                                  Register Now

OVERVIEW

This training meets 40-hour training requirement set forth and mandated by OSHA, CAL-OSHA, EPA and all regulated and voluntary clean-up operations (whether federal, state or federal), TSDF's (Treatment, Storage and Disposal Facilities) including Emergency Responses  Workers attending this course will receive instruction on health and safety procedures, and personnel protection during work operations at hazardous material sites.

The class is highly interactive and requires student/class participation. All training materials are provided (including a full-course manual) and students are expected to participate during training including: class discussions, hands-on exercises and activities, group tabletops and a mock dress out.

Certification (including a printed Certificate- suitable for framing, and a wallet ID card) is awarded at completion of training/passing a written exam. Qualitative fit-testing is available at an additional fee.

To receive fit-testing you must produce a valid medical clearance (within the prior 11-months). For more information, visit our Respiratory Protection page).

DAY ONE:

  1. Meet your Instructor & Compliance Solutions
  2. Course introduction

OSHA REGULATIONS DISCUSSION

  1. Who is OSHA and what do they do?

           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 (SARA)
           C. Resource Conservation and Recovery Act - 11976 (RCRA)

      3. Overview of 29 CFR 1910.120 & Title 8CCR 5192

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. 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

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 Location
  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

      4. Decontamination Solutions
      5. Decontamination Effectiveness
      6. Decontamination Procedures
      7. 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

           B. National Contingency Plan

      11. Emergency Site Safety

 

DAY FOUR

OSHA & SAFETY UPDATES/NEWS/CASE STUDIES

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. Bioaccumulative

      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

MOCK DRESS-OUT EXERCISE

FINAL EXAMINATION

 

CLASS/STUDENT EXERCISES

The following is a partial list of class/student exercises and demonstrations conducted during the 40-Hour HAZWOPER course. Changes and/or additions to course content may be instituted at the Instructor's discretion:

  • Demonstration/Discussion: Sloping-Shoring-Shielding
  • Safety Data Sheet Exercise
  • Acronym Quiz- Activity
  • Exercise/Discussion – Irritant Smoke Generators Exercise
  • Self Contained Breathing Apparatus Inspection Exercise
  • Demonstration/Discussion – CPC Fabric Types
  • Level A or B CPC Exercise
  • OSHA 300 and 300A Form Exercise
  • Demonstration – Monthly Portable Fire Extinguisher Inspection
  • Exercise/Discussion – Confined Spaces Permits
  • Emergency Response Tabletop Exercise
  • Chemical Information Sheet Exercise

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40 Hour HAZWOPER (HAZARDOUS WASTE OPERATIONS & EMERGENCY RESPONSE) Site Worker. Designed to fulfill classroom requirements of OSHA 29 CFR 1910.120(e)&(q) and CAL-OSHA Title 8CCR 5192(e)(3)(A).