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OSHA 24 Hour HAZWOPER Online Course

OSHA 24 Hour HAZWOPER Online Course

This interactive HAZWOPER 24-Hour online course is aimed at personnel engaged in hazardous waste operations and who are considered "occasional site workers".  The course will cover how to operate in the safest possible manner in situations where contact with potentially hazardous materials is likely.  The course will cover 24 comprehensive modules which are taught in a variety of formats including video, audio voiceover, student interaction, module assessment, content review and an online examination which takes place at the end of the training.

Students can complete the online course at their own pace.  There are no maximum or capped hours in the course, but delegates MUST complete the training within 90 days of registration.  All students will be required to complete a minimum of 24 hours training as outlined by OSHA.

Please Note - Employees who have duties involving the handling or cleaning up hazardous materials in any manner should take OSHA 40-hour Online HAZWOPER course.  This 24-hour course is specifically for "Occasional Site Workers" (individuals who ARE NOT required to handle waste or hazardous materials as a part of their job function).

 

Objectives

Upon successful completion of this OSHA 24-Hour HAZWOPER Online Course, students will:

  • Understand how hazardous materials are handled, identified, and human responses to exposure
  • Learn the importance of the Health and Safety Plan (HSP)
  • Incorporate the knowledge of what to do in case of site emergencies
  • Use appropriate safety methods and work practice controls
  • Recognize signs and labels that are used to alert personnel of danger involving hazardous materials

Agenda

This 24-Hour HAZWOPER training course will cover the following topics:

  • An Introduction to Agencies, Laws and Regulations
  • Hazard Communications
  • HAZWOPER Training
  • Principles of Safety
  • Fire Protection
  • PPE (Personal Protective Equipment)
  • Toxicology
  • Planning and Organization
  • Preparation for Fieldwork
  • Identification Systems for Chemical Hazards
  • Understanding Radiation Safety
  • Types of Respiratory Protection
  • Air and Environmental Monitoring
  • Sampling and Packaging
  • How to handle Drums and Containers
  • Hazards in Confined Space
  • Site Emergencies
  • Decontamination Procedures
  • Medical Surveillance

Assessment

The format for the assessment & examination of this online course is as follows:

Module Assessment

At the end of each module students are required to complete a "knowledge check" assessment which requires a pass rate of 80% or higher.

Online Exam

The online examination requires trainees to achieve a pass rate of 70% or higher.  Users are allowed 3 attempts to pass.  If all 3 attempts are failed the course must be re-purchased.

A hardcopy certificate and 24-Hour HAZWOPER wallet card will be posted to successful candidates. 

Who is this Course for?

This online 24-hour course is aimed at employees who have duties involving the handling or cleaning up hazardous materials in any manner should take OSHA 40-hour Online HAZWOPER course.  This 24-hour course is specifically for "Occasional Site Workers" (individuals who ARE NOT required to handle waste or hazardous materials as a part of their job function).

Suggested Progression

OSHA 40-Hour HAZWOPER Online Course