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OSHA 8 Hour HAZWOPER Refresher

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Synopsis: This one-day hands-on practical course is designed to meet the 8-hour annual refresher training requirements under OSHA's Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response regulation [29 CFR 1910.120(e)].
Start Time: Wednesday, May 7, 2014 8:30 AM
End Time: Wednesday, May 7, 2014 4:30 PM
Location: Off-Campus Locations
Address: No Street Address
Campus: Off Campus
Room: Atlantic County Utilities Authority
City, State, Country: Egg Harbor Township, NJ US
Fee: See website
Sponsor: Rutgers Office of Continuing Professional Education
Category: Workshop, Course
Web Site: http://www.cpe.rutgers.edu/courses/current/ep0402ca.html
Contact Name: Pamela Mayer
Contact Email: pspring@rci.rutgers.edu
Contact Phone: (732) 932-9271 ext. 626
Additional Information:

Topics to be Covered Include:

  • Site investigation and characterization
  • New spill containment technologies
  • Hazard recognition
  • Decontamination procedures
  • Safety, health and other site hazards
  • Understanding of MSDS, Emergency Response Guidebook
  • Use of personal protective equipment (PPE)
  • Work practices that minimize risk
  • Safe use of controls and equipment
  • Air monitoring and instrumentation
  • Recognition of signs and symptoms of exposure
  • Medical surveillance

The one-day course will also address emergency response plans, confined space entry and spill containment procedures and will include applicable hands-on exercises.

How Will I Benefit from Attending this Program?

  • Gain an understanding of the physical and chemical hazards that may be encountered on a hazardous waste or other work site
  • Learn how to recognize and assess the potential hazards at your work place
  • Keep up-to-date with the latest regulations and changes
  • Learn how to safely work with and around hazardous materials and waste
  • Gain "Right-to-Know" awareness about hazardous materials
  • Learn about the use of real-time air monitoring equipment in establishing a safe work environment
  • Maintain your initial HAZWOPER training with the annual refresher
  • This course features applicable problem solving exercises using examples that environmental professionals may encounter in their work environment and serves as an excellent safety refresher for those employed in general industry.

    Target Audience: General Public