24-Hour HAZWOPER (Hazardous Waste Operations & Emergency Response) OSHA/RCRA

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A Three Day Seminar

Class begins at 8:00 a.m. and adjourns at 5:00 p.m. each day.

The Course

This course is designed to satisfy the 24-hour HAZWOPER training requirement for personnel engaged in occasional activities at uncontrolled hazardous waste sites and / or treatment, storage and disposal (TSD) facilities as described in 29 CFR 1910.120(p).

Upon successful completion of the course, each student will receive a Certificate of Satisfactory Completion and a wallet card from the National Spill Control School, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi.

Classroom Topics

  • Regulatory Overview
  • Physical and Chemical Properties of
  • Hazardous Materials / Hazardous Wastes
  • Industrial Hygiene
  • Medical Surveillance
  • Hazard Communication
  • Material Safety Data Sheets
  • Container Management
  • Personal Protective Equipment and Clothing
  • Respiratory Protection
  • Confined Space Entry
  • Decontamination
  • Incident Response
  • Spill Containment
  • Safe Work Practices
  • Labeling and Record-Keeping
  • Waste Sampling
  • Site Safety and Health Plans
  • Hazardous Waste Manifests
  • Signs and Symptoms of Exposure
  • Levels of Protection
  • Incompatible Wastes

Field Exercises

  • Demonstration of Self Contained Breathing Apparatus and Level A Suit
  • Air Sampling
  • Demonstration of Physical and Chemical Properties of Hazardous Materials
  • Permeation Experiment

Additional Information

An examination will be given the last day of the course.

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