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NET offers the highest quality available in online HAZWOPER refresher and 40 Hour HAZWOPER Training and certification. Our site contains a comprehensive catalog of OSHA courses for online safety training. We have trained thousands of professionals with our courses including state and federal regulators. If you are looking for an OSHA compliance source that provides excellent training along with incredible service for HAZWOPER 8 hour, 24 hour HAZWOPER, 40 Hour HAZWOPER courses, safety training, and OSHA training, you are in the right place. HAZWOPER training online is the preferred method to receive certification. We also offer OSHA 40 training as well as RCRA training, DOT training and environmental training. We have in house subject matter experts who authored the courses and are available 24/7 to answer questions or provide guidance. Because 24 and 40 Hour HAZWOPER work is considered to be one of America's most hazardous occupations, you will feel comfortable knowing that subject matter experts will help explain the HAZWOPER fundamentals in clear terms. We are not a reseller of HAZWOPER courses - we are the actual source of the information!
We are the original provider of online HAZWOPER Supervisor training and 40 Hour HAZWOPER training. In 1996, we published the first online HAZWOPER refresher, 40 hour HAZWOPER, and OSHA 40 courses on the internet. Today, we are the leading provider of this training. Contact us for more information about our classes on RCRA training, DOT training and OSHA compliance.
NET has successfully built its premium brand based on quality, credibility and sensational service. Our 40 hour HAZWOPER/HAZMAT, 24 hour HAZWOPER/HAZMAT and 8 hour HAZWOPER/HAZMAT courses are the simply the best as rated by our clients. We are currently the only online HAZWOPER or HAZMAT certification provider with an acceptance letter from OSHA for our exclusive HAZWOPER Hands-on Simulator®. Our HAZWOPER and HAZMAT certification training courses contain content aimed at reducing workplace injuries and increasing compliance for employers. Other non-certification HAZMAT training online courses are available as well. We also specialize in OSHA construction safety (OSHA 10 hour construction training and OSHA 30 hour construction training), HAZMAT training, online DOT training, HAZWOPER 40, online safety training and OSHA occupational safety training.
Our HAZWOPER training courses aid employers in complying with the important OSHA regulations and guidelines. The courses we offer meet or exceed the latest OSHA requirements for HAZMAT cleanup as well as other sites and work areas where dangerous releases of hazardous materials could occur. Safety on a jobsite is an absolute must and our training courses will help you prevent injuries and fatalities.
24 hour HAZWOPER (HAZMAT) and 40 Hour HAZWOPER (HAZMAT) Training
OSHA has stated in many interpretation letters that 40 hour HAZWOPER and 24 hour HAZWOPER require site specific hands-on training on the actual PPE an employee will be using in their job. Site specific means just that - the training cannot be done with generic PPE but must be done with the actual equipment in order to fully meet the OSHA regulations. The OSHA training requirements for the 24 hour HAZWOPER and 40 hour HAZWOPER courses are listed below.
- A minimum of 24 or 40 hours of offsite instruction.
- Site specific training on the actual PPE. Public seminar training with people from different job sites cannot fulfill this requirement.
- Either 1 or 3 days of training under the direction of a qualfied HAZWOPER supervisor.
- Medical physical exam conducted by a fully licensed physician. The physical must also include a pulmonary function test of the lungs.
- Appropriate annual HAZWOPER refresher training must be performed in order to maintain the HAZWOPER certification status.
Levels of HAZWOPER Training
There are three levels for HAZWOPER training as listed in the OSHA regulations. The first level for HAZWOPER training pertains to emergency response. The second level is clean up of contaminated hazardous waste sites and the last level pertains to the treatment, storage and disposal (TSD) of hazardous waste. Within these 3 categories are various job functions and training requirements.
1. Emergency Response
2. Cleanup of Contaminated Hazardous Waste Sites
3. Treatment, Storage and Disposal (TSD) of Hazardous Waste
HAZWOPER Training Duration for Emergency Responders
HAZWOPER training requirements for first responder operations level appear under 29 CFR 1910.120 (q)(6)(ii), which indicates a minimum training duration of 8 hours and outlines topics to be covered (competencies the worker must acquire). Training that is relevant to the required competencies counts toward the 8-hour requirement, even if the training is provided as a separate course. For example, training on HAZWOPER PPE that will be used during patient decontamination activities may be applied towards the 8-hour minimum first responder operations level training requirement, regardless of whether the HAZWOPER PPE training is conducted as part of a specific HAZWOPER training course or as part of another training program.
HAZWOPER Training Duration for General Site Workers at Contaminated Sites
Without question, this is the largest number of people requiring HAZWOPER training. This may change as the contaminated sites are slowly remediated. These contaminated sites are placed on the National Priority List (NPL) by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and are scheduled for clean up. The responsible party as identified in the EPA regulations - usually the site owner or past occupant must pay for the clean up cost.
The types of training for the general site worker are as follows. 40 Hour HAZWOPER, 24 Hour HAZWOPER, 8 Hour Annual Refresher, HAZWOPER 8 Hour Site Supervisor, and Incident Command. The HAZWOPER standard is performance based and the type of training will need to meet the job function. For the training titles listed, the 40 hour course is designed for workers who are exposed to hazardous materials above the OSHA Permissible Exposure Level (PEL). Once work conditions exceed the PEL, respiratory protection is required.
For the 24 hour course, this is designed for workers who have a temporary or short work task at a HAZWOPER site. Usually, these workers are not exposed to hazardous substances or materials above the PEL and no respiratory protection is required. An 8 hour HAZWOPER refresher is required for both the 40 hour and 24 hour HAZWOPER designations. Failure to receive the annual refresher can involve the lapse of certification and associated non-compliance status from OSHA.
HAZWOPER regulations also require that at least one person per work group have the 8 hour supervisor training. The incident commander training is usually reserved for emergency response but can sometimes be invoked for a HAZWOPER site.
HAZWOPER Training Duration for Workers at Permitted Hazardous Waste Treatment, Storage and Disposal Facilities
There is a 24 Hour HAZWOPER training requirement for workers involved in hazardous waste operations and a associated 8 Hour HAZWOPER refresher. This work typically consists of managing and handling Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) hazardous wastes. EPA has regulations that declare a waste as a hazardous waste.
Note: OSHA has accepted our exclusive HAZWOPER Hands-on Simulator® when used in conjunction with site specific training.
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