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Course Description
The short course is designed to meet the requirements outlined in OSHA 29 CFR 1910.120 for eight hours of annual HAZWOPER refresher training for workers at hazardous waste sites. This course is designed for general site workers who remove hazardous waste or who are exposed or potentially exposed to hazardous substances or health hazards.
HAZWOPER Training Sessions
Learning Outcomes
▪ Read and understand OSHA regulations and requirements
▪ Summarize Site Characterization
▪ Understand the principles of toxicology and how they relate to various types of chemical exposures
▪ Describe potentially hazardous situations involving corrosives, solvents, oxidizers and reactive chemicals
▪ Identify the uses for Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and how to choose the correct PPE
▪ Understand the principles of decontamination as well as levels of decontamination and methods
▪ Understand the confined space permit system; be able to identify the main confined space atmospheric hazards, types of ventilation and gain an overall understanding of medical concerns associated with confined spaces
▪ Understand the various considerations in an emergency situation and the importance of training and actions to personal safety and the safety of others
How to Register
Cost for the HAZWOPER Short Course is $110 per participant. For more information, please call 740.533.4588 or email
Training equipment funded by a grant from the Ohio Department of Higher Education initiative for Regionally Aligned Priorities in Delivery Skills in partnership with Rio Grande Community College and Rio Grande University, Shawnee State University, and Southern State Community College.