HAZWOPER 40 Hour Training Course


The HAZWOPER 40 Hour Training Class provides comprehensive information on OSHA’s Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER) Standards.

Those who work in an environment where there are hazardous materials are required to complete the OSHA's Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER) Standards training.

Students who successfully complete this HAZWOPER health and safety class will be confident in and fully understand how to safely work with hazardous materials. They will also get an overview of how the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) operates.


At the end of this Health and Safety Training, successful students will demonstrate a knowledge and understanding of hazardous substances and materials and be able to minimize associated risks. Additionally, successful students will be able to demonstrate proper selection and use of required personal protective equipment (PPE) and understand applicable regulations.


The HAZWOPER 40 Hour Training Class will cover:

  • Communication (HAZCOM)
  • Hazardous Materials and Waste
  • Managing safety and health in the workplace
  • Regulations
  • Types of hazards including confined spaces, falls, electrocution
  • Site emergencies, response plan and procedures
  • Decontamination equipment and procedures
  • Air and contamination monitoring equipment
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)


This course will include hands-on training, learning from real-life scenarios and practical exercises. 

On successful completion of this HAZWOPER Training, students will receive an OSHA certificate.

Who Should Attend?

This 40-Hour OSHA HAZWOPER certification is required for workers who are exposed to or involved in the clean up, treatment, storage and disposal of hazardous substances, or are exposed to IDLH (Immediately Dangerous to Life and Health) atmospheres.

These workers include Site Managers, Hazmat Operations, First Responders, Emergency Responders, Firemen, Site Safety Officers and Site Supervisors.

Suggested Progression



Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response

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