HAZWOPER: Understanding HAZWOPER
Available for MP4 video download by purchasing a corporate or single-site license.
Hazardous materials and waste are a part of many work situations and can be found in many types of facilities and job sites. It is very important for your employees to know how to recognize these potentially dangerous substances, and how to handle and dispose of them properly. As part of OSHA's HAZWOPER regulations, there are varying requirements for employee training, depending on the employee's specific level of involvement with hazardous materials.
This program will help employees understand various aspects of the HAZWOPER regulations, as well as their rights and responsibilities as someone who works with hazardous materials or waste. More importantly, the information provided in this training program will help employees to work safely around hazardous materials. Topics include:
- Definitions of hazardous chemicals and hazardous waste
- The site safety & health plan
- The site control plan
- HAZWOPER training requirements
- Safe work practices
- The medical surveillance program
- The emergency response plan
- Decontamination procedures