COURSE: Hazardous Waste Operator Worker (HAZWOPER), 40 Hour or 8 Hour Refresher

COMPLIANCE REFERENCE:  T8 CCR 5192, 29 CFR 1910.1200

DURATION OF CLASS: 40 Hour or 8 Hour Refresher

Curriculum is based on the California Specialized Training Institute
This course provides participants with the skills and knowledge to safely and effectively work at an uncontrolled hazardous waste site and/or a post-emergency clean-up operation.


At the completion of this training session, participants will achieve all of the following objectives.
  • Introduction to Hazardous Waste Operations
  • Regulatory Overview
  • Health and Safety Program
  • Medical Surveillance Program
  • Recognition and Identification of hazardous material
  • Characteristics of hazardous Substances
  • Hazard Communication Standard
  • Toxicology
  • Site Characterization, Analysis, and Control
  • General Safety Hazards
  • PPE and Chemical Protective Clothing
  • Monitoring, Detection, and Sampling
  • Containment and Spill Management
  • Emergency Response by Employees
  • Confined Space Procedures

At the conclusion of the class, each participant will take a written examination and complete a course evaluation.

NOTE: Customization of the course includes custom equipment used during training and exercises, presentation of current plans, policies, and procedures, exercises and scenarios tailored to your specific needs.