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J. J. Keller protects people and the businesses they run. You can trust our expertise across a wide range of subjects relating to labor, transportation, environmental, and worker safety. Our deep knowledge of federal and state agencies is built on a strong foundation of more than 100 editors and consultants and 70+ years of regulatory compliance experience.

The Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER) Standard, at its core, is about operations that involve the handling of hazardous substances. However, to understand the handling of hazardous substances, it's important to be aware of three regulatory areas: 1) OSHA Hazard Communication (HazCom), 2) DOT Hazmat and 3) EPA Hazardous Waste.

This HAZWOPER training course is designed to cover the HazCom, Hazmat, and Hazardous Waste regulations from a Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response perspective.

  • The eLearning course covers the following topics:
    • OSHA Hazard Communication Standard (HazCom)
      • What is the HazCom Standard?
      • Hazard Determination
      • Safety Data Sheets
      • HazCom Labels
      • Written Program
    • DOT Hazardous Materials (Hazmat)
      • Introduction
      • How is Hazmat Classified?
      • Shipping Papers
      • Packaging
      • Marking, Labeling, & Placarding
      • Loading & Segregation
      • Emergency Response
      • Incident Reporting
      • Security
    • EPA Hazardous Waste
      • Introduction
      • Definitions
      • Identification
      • Determine Generator Category
      • Notification
      • Hazardous Waste Management
      • Transport
      • Recycling, Treatment, or Disposal
      • Corrective Action
  • After completing this course, learners will be able to:
    • Explain the HazCom Standard, Safety Data Sheet (SDS), Globally Harmonized System (GHS), and the importance of uniformity
    • Describe how Hazmat is classified and the components of the Hazmat regulations such as shipping papers, labels, and placards
    • Define what hazardous waste is, discuss how to determine generator category, and go over the precautions taken to properly manage, store, transport, treat, and dispose of it
  • 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 (at the operations or higher level) to an occurrence which results, or is likely to result, in an uncontrolled release of a hazardous substance
  • Regs Covered: 29 CFR 1910.120, 1910.1020, 1910.1200, 1910.1201, 29 CFR 1926.65, 40 CFR 260 to 262, 49 CFR 171.8, 49 CFR 172
  • Length: 50 minutes
  • Language: Available in English and Spanish
  • Copyright Date: 2018

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

To view the other 5 courses included in this curriculum, as well as other levels of emergency responders training, visit the Hazwoper Training Page.

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Compliance Topic: Hazard Communication (HazCom) & GHS, Emergency Response, Hazardous and Non-Hazardous Waste, Labeling, Marking & Packaging

Industry: Workplace Safety / EH&S

Language: English