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HAZWOPER: Medical Program - Online Training Course

This Hazwoper training course will teach learners about the medical program, including types of exams, treatments and symptoms to watch for during emergency response operations. Read more.

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Product Code: 51590, 66677


This HAZWOPER training course is designed to acquaint the employee with the Medical Program including the types of exams required, emergency and non-emergency treatment, medical records available, and symptoms to watch for that may indicate injury or illness while working with hazardous substances during hazardous waste cleanup or emergency response operations.

  • The eLearning course covers the following topics:
    • Introduction
      • Your Job Has Health Hazards
      • Medical Surveillance
      • Who Needs Medical Surveillance?
    • Medical Surveillance Exams
      • Types of Exams
    • Emergency Medical Treatment & First Aid
      • Signs & Symptoms of Emergency
      • Medical Treatment & First Aid
    • Medical Program & Recordkeeping
      • Medical Surveillance Program
      • Program Review
      • Other Records
  • After completing this course, learners will be able to:
    • Define what medical surveillance is and list the reasons to perform medical surveillance and who is required to be medically monitored
    • Discuss different types of medical exams including pre-assignment, periodic, and termination exams, along with written opinions and confidentiality
    • List the possible signs and symptoms of chemical exposure and heat/cold exposures and the requirements for emergency and non-emergency medical treatment
    • Discuss the importance of maintaining a medical surveillance program, medical records, and performing medical program reviews
  • Intended Audience: Any employees who may be involved or expected to engage in:
    1. Hazardous waste cleanup operations where the employee may be exposed to hazardous substances; or
    2. A response to an occurrence which results, or is likely to result, in an uncontrolled release of a hazardous substance
  • Regs Covered: 29 CFR 1910.120, 29 CFR 1910.1020, 29 CFR 1926.33, 29 CFR 1926.65
  • Length: 45 minutes
  • Languages: Available in English or Spanish
  • Copyright Date: 2018

This online course is part of the HAZWOPER: Emergency Response Initial Training: Hazmat Technician-Level Responders Curriculum.

To view the other 10 courses included in this curriculum, as well as other levels of emergency responders training, visit the Hazwoper Training Page.

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