40-HOUR HAZWOPER PROGRAM

40-HOUR HAZWOPER PROGRAM

Program Description

This 40-Hour HAZWOPER training program reviews the OSHA Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response Standard for OSHA CFR 1910.120(e)(3)(i).

This program is designed for employees involved in clean-up operations; emergency response operations; corrective actions covered by the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA); and treatment, storage, and disposal facility (TSD) operations.

Time Requirement

OSHA Standard 1910.120 requires students to complete 40-hours of off-site training as part of this program. OSHAcademy has divided the 40-hour HAZWOPER program into ten courses. Each course has a minimum time requirement, which must be met before a student is granted access to the course exam. After successfully completing each course exam, students are guaranteed to have met the 40-hour time requirement defined by OSHA.

Individual Benefits

When you complete the 40-hour HAZWOPER program, you will be able to:

  • Increase your marketability as a worker.
  • Maximize potential transfer credit when applying for admission to a college or university.
  • Receive a 10% tuition discount at Columbia Southern University.
  • Qualify for up to 4.0 continuing education units (CEUs) as part of a professional development plan.
  • Meet the training requirements set forth by OSHA Standard 29 CFR 1910.120(e)(3)(i).
  • Understand various federal safety and health regulations that will help you stay safe on the job.

Business Benefits

After putting your management and employees through this program, you will be able to:

  • Support and improve the safety culture in your workplace.
  • Help ensure compliance with OSHA regulations and standards.
  • Avoid penalties or contract losses due to non-compliance.
  • Increase project effectiveness and efficiency by keeping workers safe and reducing injuries.
  • Reduce direct and indirect costs that can arise from employee turnover, injuries, and lack-of training.

To qualify for this program certificate, students must complete all required courses listed below. Each course has a minimum time requirement of 3-5 hours. There is no deadline to complete the program; you can take as much time as you need.

  1. 660 HAZWOPER for General Site Workers I
  2. 661 HAZWOPER for General Site Workers II
  3. 662 HAZWOPER for General Site Workers III
  4. 663 HAZWOPER for General Site Workers IV
  5. 664 HAZWOPER for General Site Workers V
  6. 665 HAZWOPER for General Site Workers VI
  7. 666 HAZWOPER for General Site Workers VII
  8. 667 HAZWOPER for General Site Workers VIII
  9. 668 HAZWOPER for General Site Workers IX
  10. 669 HAZWOPER for General Site Workers X