HAZWOPER Specialist Level

Course Length:  40 hours

Course Objective:

  • The Specialist training is for a worker that is generally at the site and whose job responsibilities place them in possible contact with hazardous waste above the Permissible Exposure Limits (PEL) established by OSHA.  They may wear the various levels of Personal Protective Equipment and engage in activities that are moderately highly hazardous.

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Course Design:

  • Narrated e-learning modules

Successful Course Completion:

  • Requires successful completion of knowledge assessment.

Course Outline:

  • OSHA Regulations
  • Site Characterization
  • Toxicology
  • Potentially hazardous situations
  • Hazard Communication Standard
  • Radiation
  • Respiratory equipment
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Site security
  • Decontamination and methods
  • Medical Surveillance Programs and its purpose
  • Air monitoring
  • Confined space permit system
  • Ventilation
  • The purpose of emergency training
  • Spill conditions
  • Material sampling
  • Hazards in the work environment
  • Personal sampling
  • Planning
  • Support systems
  • Fires
  • BBP
  • Risk assessments
  • Occupational exposures
  • Training
  • Record retention
  • Proper disposal
  • Decontaminations Setup, Food setup, Scheduling of shift work

Post Training Evaluation:

  • The employer shall ensure that each employee is evaluated to confirm that he/she understands the information provided in the training.

Reference Material / Documents:
29 CFR 1910.120

M&A Safety Services training conforms to OSHA CBT Training standards and ANSI Z490.1. Criteria for Accepted Practices in Safety, Health and Environmental Training. M&A Safety Services LLC. follows all ANSI training criteria.

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  • Course ID #: E070


May 10 2021


7:30 am