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Get certified with 360training's HAZWOPER 40 Hour + GHS Communication
Get certified with 360training's HAZWOPER 40 Hour + GHS Communication

Get certified with 360training's HAZWOPER 40 Hour + GHS Communication

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Learn about OSHA regulations for working with hazardous waste, as well as the GHS Hazard Communication Standard. Enroll in 40 Hour HAZWOPER online training course.

Before you can enter or start work on an uncontrolled hazardous waste operation, you need to learn how to stay safe while handling dangerous chemicals.

360training's comprehensive 40-Hour HAZWOPER course reviews a variety of topics that relate to Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER), including site characterization, hazardous chemicals, radiation hazards, personal protective equipment (PPE), and decontamination methods.

Additionally, 360training's 40 Hour HAZWOPER training teaches you about best practices for safely handling and responding to emergencies that involve hazardous waste. Plus, you'll increase your knowledge about OSHA’s 29 CFR 1910.120(e)(3) standards.

The training also includes a module that reviews the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS) so that you are compliant with OSHA's 2013 updates to the Hazardous Communication Standard.

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What are you going to learn

Here is the list of topics that you are going to learn throughout this course:

  • Introduction

  • Labels and SDS

  • Regulation Overview

  • Site Characterization

  • Toxicology

  • Hazard Recognition

  • Hazardous Chemical Awareness

  • Radiological Hazards

  • Respiratory Protection

  • Personal Protective Equipment

  • Site Control

  • Decontamination

  • Medical Surveillance

  • Air Monitoring

  • Confined Spaces

  • Emergency Procedures

  • Material Sampling

  • Safe Work Practices

  • Personal Sampling

  • Excavations

  • Fire Protection

  • Introduction to Bloodborne Pathogens

  • Bloodborne Pathogens: Control and Compliance

  • Bloodborne Pathogens: Understanding Hepatitis B

  • Bloodborne Pathogens: Revisions and Additions to OSHA Standards

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Who should go for this 40-Hour HAZWOPER Online Training?

The 40-hour course is the initial training for workers with the highest risk under HAZWOPER standards. Workers need the 40-hour HAZWOPER initial training if they'll:

  • Work with and clean up hazardous materials regularly

  • Be involved in the storage and treatment of hazardous substances

  • Have exposure at or above PELs

  • Work in environments where they need respirators and other PPEs for more than 30 days a year

  • Supervise employees who do any of the above

Additionally, no matter which course you take—40-Hour or 24-Hour, you will still need to complete the 8-Hour HAZWOPER course every year.

Does This Course Cover the New GHS Communication Standards?

Yes. At the beginning of the course, there is a section devoted to the 2013 the Hazard Communication Standard (HCS) changes to align with the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of chemicals (GHS), which is the universal approach to classifying chemicals and communication of hazard information through labels on chemicals and Safety Data Sheets (SDS).

When Does My Course Expire?

Your course will expire one (1) year after you purchase it (the date you submit payment) unless the course itself indicates otherwise.

For more information about course expiration dates, please read Terms of Use.

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