This course is specifically designed for workers who are involved in clean-up operations, voluntary clean-up operations, emergency response operations, and storage, disposal, or treatment of hazardous substances or uncontrolled hazardous waste sites. Topics include protection against hazardous chemicals, elimination of hazardous chemicals, safety of workers and the environment, OSHA regulations. This course covers topics included in 29 CFR 1910.120 (e). Please note that 8 hours of hands-on training is required for the 40 hour HAZWOPER course and can be completed by a qualified instructor. The three days field experience under a trained, experienced supervisor is the responsibility of the students employer or potential employer.
This course fulfills your requirements for certification under 29 CFR, Part 1910.120 (e), or other applicable state regulations for certification to the 24-hour Occasional Site Worker level.
This course is for hazardous waste occasional site workers which require that the worker receives a minimum of 24 hours of instruction off the site, and a minimum of one day actual field experience under the direct supervision of a trained experienced supervisor. Our course meets the 24 hours of instruction off the site, and we recommend as per industry standard that the student receives the additional day of field experience from their employer or potential employer along with a proper medical evaluation. According to the 29 CFR 1910.120 (e)(3)(ii); this course is intended for workers on site only occasionally for a specific limited task such as, but not limited to, ground water monitoring, land surveying, or geophysical surveying and who are unlikely to be exposed over permissible exposure limits and published exposure limits.
(In order to maintain your initial HAZWOPER 24 Hour (Occasional Site Worker) Certifications, 8 Hours of Annual Refresher Training is required)
This course meets the requirements in OSHA 29 CFR 1910.120 for eight hours of annual 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. Topics include HAZWOPER regulations, safety and health plans, hazardous chemicals, safety hazards, air monitoring, medical surveillance, site control, decontamination, personal protective equipment, and respiratory equipment. This course covers the topics in OSHA 29 CFR 1910.120. Prerequisites: Enrollment is open to those who have already completed the 40-hour or 24-hour HAZWOPER training.
As of Sept 1, 2007, a licensee who takes an online MCE (Mandatory Continuing Education) course will not be allowed to complete an online course in less than 24 hours.
If a licensee has paid their renewal fee and begins an online MCE course for renewal purposes on the day their license expires, credit will not be awarded for completing the course on that day (regardless of how many hours credit the course is).
If this occurs, the licensee's MCE will be considered late and a $200 Late MCE penalty fee will