The Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 (OSH Act) guarantees certain workers’ rights. Fundamental to these rights is the creation of a safe working environment through the provision of adequate certified trainings to supervisors and managers.
A sudden discharge of hazardous materials or a serious threat of a release can seriously endanger the health and safety of employees. OSHA was mandated to create regulations to safeguard workers involved in hazardous waste activities by the Superfund Amendments Reauthorization Act (SARA) of 1986. In general industry, 29 CFR 1910.120; and construction, 29 CFR 1926.65),
OSHA’s Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER) standards established health and safety requirements for employers engaged in these operations as well as responses to emergencies involving releases of hazardous substances.
The goal of this training program is to train an individual who will create awareness about safety and notification of possible dangers while handling hazardous material at workplace and ensure compliance with Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) defined in OSHA.
training requirements of 29 CFR 1910.120(e)(3)(i) defined by Federal OSHA HAZWOPER for general industry.
training requirements of 29 CFR 1926.65(e)(3)(i) defined by Federal OSHA HAZWOPER for construction sector.
HAZWOPER training requirements for EPA and State OSHA guidelines.
Employees who are involved in
a) clean-up operations
b) corrective actions comprising of clean-up operations at sites covered by the Resource
Conservation and Recovery Act of 1976 (RCRA)
c) voluntary clean-up operations at sites acknowledged by federal, state, local, or other
governmental body as uncontrolled hazardous waste sites
d) operations including hazardous wastes
e) emergency response operations for releases of, or substantial threats of releases of,
hazardous substances irrespective of the location of the hazard
At the completion of this course, students will be able to:
Introduction to Hazardous Materials
Employing the Emergency Response Guide
Assembling and Evaluating Information
Commencing Protective Arrangements
Criminal and Terrorist Events
A quiz will be held after each module as a test of students’ knowledge. Students are anticipated to
pass every quiz to be able to take final paper and get certificate for the course.
Six months from initial registration, ARC Flash Training / NFPA 70E course must be completed. Afterwards, a student’s account will be expired and they will be expected to buy the entire course