OSHA, Nassau County Training
OSHA HAZWOPER Initial
5-Day (40-hour) training course for workers who perform clean-up operations or other activities that could expose them to hazardous substances and waste. (*Required for Nassau County Environmental Hazard Remediation Providers/Technicians)
The OSHA Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response Standard (HAZWOPER) is a 40-hour initial training course designed in accordance with 29 CFR 1910.120 and is required for workers who perform clean-up operations or other activities that expose them or could expose them to hazardous substances, including hazardous waste. This training also covers emergency response workers. Following the completion of this course, students must receive three-days of on-site field experience with a trained and experienced supervisor, prior to being able to work.
Course Topics include:
-Regulatory Overview of applicable OSHA and EPA regulations
-Principles of Toxicology and Hazards
-Potential Exposures/Human Responses
-Health and Safety Considerations and Hazards
-Employee Work Practices
-Confined Space Entry Procedures
-Personal Protective Equipment
*This course also meets the requirements for the Nassau County Environmental Hazard Remediation Provider & Technician Licenses.