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HAZWOPER Refresher for Emergency Responders: Hazardous Substance Recognition & Identification - Online Training Course (015197)
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HAZWOPER Refresher for Emergency Responders: Hazardous Substance Recognition & Identification - Online Training Course

Learn to recognize and identify hazardous substances through different methods and resources for emergency response operations in this HAZWOPER training course. Read more.

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This HAZWOPER training course is designed to teach learners about the resources available to help recognize and identify hazardous substances. The course also refamiliarizes you with the Emergency Response Guidebook (or ERG), assessing hazards and risk in an emergency, and making initial decisions in an emergency.

  • The eLearning course covers the following topics:
    • Recognition Methods
      • Location
      • Container Characteristics
      • Markings & Color-Codes
      • Using Your Senses
      • Spotting Criminal/Terrorist Activity
    • Identification Methods
      • Identification Labels & Markers
      • Shipping Papers
      • Safety Data Sheets
      • Emergency Response Guidebook
      • Other Identification Sources
      • Difficulties with Identification
      • Other Information Sources
    • Hazards, Outcomes, & Risk
      • Emergency Response Incident Hazards
      • Potential Outcomes of an Emergency
      • Basic Risk Assessment Techniques
    • Responder Determinations & Decisions
      • Awareness Determinations
      • Preparatory Decisions
  • After completing this course, learners will be able to:
    • List methods used to help recognize hazardous substances
    • List methods used to help identify hazardous substances
    • Describe the information you can find in the ERG
    • Have an awareness that hazards and risks are associated with hazardous substances in emergencies
    • Discuss several potential outcomes associated with emergencies involving hazardous substances
    • Discuss basic hazard and risk assessment
    • Discuss decisions which can be made based on information gathered in the recognition, identification, and assessment process
  • Intended Audience: Any employees who may be involved or expected to engage in 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 1910.144, 29 CFR 1910.145, 29 CFR 1910.1200, 29 CFR 1910.1201, 29 CFR 1926.200, 29 CFR 1926.65, 40 CFR 311, 49 CFR 172
  • Length: 40 minutes
  • Copyright Date: 2019

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To ensure full course functionality, your computer will need to meet or exceed the following requirements:


  • Windows 8, Mac OS X 10.12 (Sierra) or higher
  • Mobile App: Android v7 — Nougat (8/2016) and above, iOS v11 and above
  • Persistent, high-speed internet connection with at least 1.5Mbps download speed
  • Speakers or headphones
  • Pop-up blockers must be disabled
  • JavaScript must be enabled
  • Cookies must be allowed
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader 10 or higher


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  • Mac & Mobile App: Safari (latest version), Google Chrome (latest version), Firefox (latest version)

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