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OSHA 8-Hour HAZWOPER Training

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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: Thursday, September 14, 2017 8:30 AM
End Time: Thursday, September 14, 2017 4:30 PM
Location: Off-Campus Locations
Address: No Street Address
Campus: Off Campus
Room: Rutgers EcoComplex
City, State, Country: Bordentown, 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 Springard-Mayer
Contact Email: pspring@njaes.rutgers.edu
Contact Phone: (848) 932-7463
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) - **Note: Students and employers are still responsible for training on the company specific PPE used.
  • 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, spill containment and other applicable and current safety and health procedures. A portion of the course will include applicable hands-on exercises.

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.

A Certificate of Training and a wallet card will be provided to each participant who completes the course.

Target Audience: Alumni,  General Public