Because of the seriousness of the safety and health hazards related to hazardous waste operations and emergency response, OSHA issued the HAZWOPER standards 29 CFR 1910.120 and 1926.65.
The HAZWOPER standard for the construction industry, 29 CFR 1926.65, is identical to 29 CFR 1910.120 for general industry.
Who must take this course?
No employee may perform hazardous waste operations unless they have been trained to the level required by their job function and responsibility. According to 29 CFR 1910.120(e)(3)(i):
General site workers (such as equipment operators, general laborers and supervisory personnel) engaged in hazardous substance removal or other activities which expose or potentially expose workers to hazardous substances and health hazards.
Refresher training applies to all employees, managers, and supervisors.
Other Frequently Asked Questions
Our HAZWOPER training and certification course consists of content, graphics, audio, non-scored quiz questions and a final exam.
It will take a MINIMUM of 8 hours to complete this online course. The student may log on and off as needed. A bookmark will be set so when they log back in they will return to where they left off.
We have no restrictions on how long a person takes to complete a course.
Likewise, if you are purchasing for others, we have no time limit on assigning courses. So you can purchase a larger quantity then you currently need and take advantage of volume discounts.
According to the HAZWOPER:
Every 12 months, eight hours of refresher training is required in order to maintain HAZWOPER certification and to work on sites requiring HAZWOPER certification. This eight-hour refresher training applies to both 24-hour and 40-hour certifications.
Upon successful completion each student will have immediate access to a printable certificate and wallet card for proof of your eight hour HAZWOPER online training.
Each student will receive 0.75 CEUs (or 8 CMEs) from Compliance Training Online® for completing this course.