HAZWOPPER Tech Level (NFPA)
The Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response; Tech Level (NFPA) (HAZMAT) 40hr course is required for employees working on a project consisting of Uncontrolled Hazardous Waste Operation mandated by the Government.
This course is specifically designed for workers who are involved in clean-up operations, voluntary clean-up operations, emergency response operations, storage, disposal, or treatment of hazardous substances or uncontrolled hazardous waste sites. Topics include protection against hazardous chemicals, elimination of hazardous chemicals, safety of workers and the environment and OSHA regulations.
*Note: Trainees must have additional hands-on training in the donning, doffing, and use of the Personal Protective Equipment required for their jobsite(s).
Workers must have 40 hours of initial training before they may enter the site and at least 3 days of actual field experience under a trained, seasoned supervisor. The 3 days field experience under a trained, experienced supervisor is the responsibility of the student’s employer or potential employer.