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OSHA 8 Hour HAZWOPER Annual Refresher Online Course

OSHA 8 Hour HAZWOPER Annual Refresher Online Course

This interactive HAZWOPER 8-Hour online course is aimed at personnel who already hold a valid in-date 40-Hour, 24-Hour or 8-Hour Refresher HAZWOPER certification and require their annual (12 month) renewal.  The course will update students on any changes in related regulations, updated health & safety procedures and compliance issues and on successful completion provide them with an OSHA compliant certification. 

Content and exercises are regularly updated to the online platform to ensure students are not taking the same course each year.  Each of the comprehensive modules 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

All students will be required to complete a minimum of 8 hours training as outlined by OSHA.

 

Objectives

Upon successful completion of this OSHA 8-Hour HAZWOPER elearning course, students will:

  • Understand changes to regulations in the last year
  • Identify appropriate safety methods and practices
  • Understand what actions need to be taken in the event of a site emergency
  • Recognize various signs and labels that are used to alert personnel to danger involving hazardous material

Agenda

This 8-Hour HAZWOPER refresher training course will cover the following topics:

  • An Introduction to Agencies, Laws and Regulations
  • Hazard Communications
  • HAZWOPER Training
  • Principles of Safety
  • Fire Protection Requirements
  • PPE (Personal Protective Equipment)
  • Toxicology
  • Planning and Organization
  • 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

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 8-Hour HAZWOPER wallet card will be posted to successful candidates. 

Who is this Course for?

The 8-Hour HAZWOPER Online Course requires that students have successfully completed either the 24 or 40-Hour HAZWOPER training, and have maintained certification through annual refresher training. This will include but is not be limited to workers that are involved in Construction, Hazardous Waste Operations, Hazardous Materials Handling, Hazmat Operations, First Responders, Emergency Responders, Firemen, Site Safety Officers and Site Supervisors.

Prerequisites

The 8-Hour HAZWOPER Online Course requires that students have first, successfully completed either the 24 or 40-Hour HAZWOPER training, and have maintained certification through annual refresher training. If the certification has not been kept current under OSHA guidelines (each successive year after completing the initial 24 or 40 Hour HAZWOPER training), the full 24-Hour or 40-Hour HAZWOPER Course must be re-taken prior to registering. If a student registers for training and is not eligible full course fees may still apply.