HAZWOPER Operations Level

Prerequisites: This course shall have no formal pre-requisite.

Course Length: 8 hours – Course length shall vary depending on the number of delegates. Total course time include breaks.

Class Size: The maximum number of delegates that may be trained and tested per instructor shall be thirty–five (35) in the classroom session.

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Course Objective

  • Provide knowledge of the basic hazard and risk assessment techniques.
  • Understand basic hazardous materials terms.
  • Know how to select and use proper PPE provided to the first responder personnel.
  • Know how to perform basic control, containment and/or confinement operations within capabilities.
  • How to implement basic decontamination  procedures.
  • Understanding of relevant standard operating procedures and termination procedures.
  • Delegates should be able to demonstrate knowledge during written examination.

Course Design

  • Power Point© / Lecture / Audio Video / Visual Aids
  • Demonstrations

Successful Course Completion

  • Requires a minimum score of 75% or better.
  • Delegates will have no more than thirty (30) minutes to complete the exam.
  • Grades shall be calculated by dividing the number of questions answered correctly by the total number of exam questions.

Course Content Summary

  • Classroom

Breaks: 10 minutes (approximately every hour)

Lunch: 1 Hour

Course Outline
About HAZWOPER

  • Regulations
  • Definitions
  • Laws and Acts
  • Medical Surveillance

HAZWOPER Training

  • Levels of Training
    • First Responder – Awareness
    • First Responder – Operations Level
    • HAZMAT Technician
    • HAZMAT Specialist
    • On Scene Incident Commander
  • Video – HAZWOPER Emergency Response Training for Employees

Hazard Assessment

  • Why Hazard Assessment?
  • Control Measures
    • Engineering Controls
    • Administrative Controls
    • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Assessment Guidelines
  • Potential Hazard Solutions
  • Job Safety Analysis (JSA)
    • Benefits of a JSA
    • Writing a JSA
    • Pre-Written JSA
    • Sample JSA

Hazardous Communications (HAZCOM)

  • Right to Know/Right to Understand
  • HAZCOM Standard Requirements
  • HAZCOM Program
  • Safety Data Sheet (SDS)
    • Sections of SDS
    • SDS Content
    • SDS Terminology
    • SDS Locations
    • Video – GHS Safety Data Sheets
  • HAZCOM Labeling o Video – GHS Labels
  • Other Labeling Systems
    • NFPA
    • HMIS
  • Placards
  • Placard Hazard Classes
  • Emergency Response Guidebook (sections)
    • White Section
    • Yellow Section
    • Blue Section
    • Orange Section
    • Green Section
      • Table 1
      • Table 2
    • Table Top Exercise 1
    • Table Top Exercise 2

HAZWOPER Precautions

  • HAZMAT Release
  • Types of Hazards
    • Physical
    • Health
    • Specific Fire Hazards
  • Additional Hazards
    • Chemical
    • Radiation
    • Etiologic
  • Signs of Hazardous Material at the Scene
  • Hazard Control Measures
    • Engineering Controls
    • Administrative Controls
    • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

HAZWOPER Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

  • Levels of PPE
    • Level A
    • Level B
    • Level C
    • Level D
  • Types of Respirators
    • Air-Purifying
    • Supplied Air
  • Respirator Fit Testing
  • Respirator Inspection
  • Respirator Maintenance
  • Respirator Donning/Doffing
  • Respirator Storage
  • Chemical Protective Accessories
    • Gloves
    • Boots
    • Head Protection

HAZWOPER Operations

  • Basic Containment
  • Spill Control
    • Video – Spill Control
  • Standard Operating Procedures
    • Proper identify the hazardous substance
    • First on Scene
    • Decontamination

Marine Debris

  • Video – BSEE Marine Trash and Debris

Practical Session

  • None

Training Center Provided Material

  • Course Materials

Delegate Requirements

  • None

Reference Material / Documents
OSHA 29 CFR 1910.120
EPA 40 CFR 311

  • Course ID #: MA038

Date

Oct 18 2021

Time

7:30 am

Cost

$150.00