40-Hour Hazardous Waste Worker

Prerequisite: 8-Hours Health & Safety Training (i.e.: General Hazardous Awareness & Basic Safety Training)
Class Hours: 40: 24 (In Class Training) 8 (Out Of Class Homework) 8 (Equivalent Training-see below)
Course Code: HWW


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40-HR HAZWOPER Worker Seminar - Cleveland, OH on Sept 19 - 21, 2017
Class Location: SpringHill Suites Cleveland/Solon - Solon, Ohio (View Location Details)

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30100 Aurora Road
Solon, OH 44139

Phone: 440.248.9600
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40-HR HAZWOPER Worker Seminar - Cleveland, OH on Apr 18 - 20, 2017
Class Location: SpringHill Suites Cleveland/Solon - Solon, Ohio (View Location Details)

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Course Regulation

29 CFR 1910.120:
  • (e)(1)(i): All employees working on site (such as but not limited to equipment operators, general laborers and others) exposed to hazardous substances, health hazards, or safety hazards and their supervisors and management responsible for the site shall receive training meeting the requirements of this paragraph before they are permitted to engage in hazardous waste operations that could expose them to hazardous substances, safety, or health hazards, and they shall receive review training as specified in this paragraph.
  • (e)(3)(i): General site workers (such as equipment operators, general laborers and supervisory personnel) engaged in hazardous substance removal or other activities which expose or potentially expose workers to hazardous substances and health hazards shall receive a minimum of 40 hours of instruction off the site, and a minimum of three days actual field experience under the direct supervision of a trained experienced supervisor.
  • (e)(3)(ii): Workers on site only occasionally for a specific limited task (such as, but not limited to, ground water monitoring, land surveying, or geophysical surveying) and who are unlikely to be exposed over permissible exposure limits and published exposure limits shall receive a minimum of 24 hours of instruction off the site, and the minimum of one day actual field experience under the direct supervision of a trained, experienced supervisor.
  • (e)(3)(iii): Workers regularly on site who work in areas which have been monitored and fully characterized indicating that exposures are under permissible exposure limits and published exposure limits where respirators are not necessary, and the characterization indicates that there are no health hazards or the possibility of an emergency developing, shall receive a minimum of 24 hours of instruction off the site, and the minimum of one day actual field experience under the direct supervision of a trained, experienced supervisor.
  • (e)(3)(iv): Workers with 24 hours of training who are covered by paragraphs (e)(3)(ii) and (e)(3)(iii) of this section, and who become general site workers or who are required to wear respirators, shall have the additional 16 hours and two days of training necessary to total the training specified in paragraph (e)(3)(i).
29 CFR 1910.120 (e)(9):
  • Equivalent Training: Employers must be able to show by documentation or that the employees work experience and/or training has resulted training equivalent to that training required in paragraphs (e)(1) through (e)(4) of 29 CFR 1910.120 shall not be required to provide the initial training of those paragraphs to such employees and shall provide a copy the certification or documentation to the employee upon request.

    However, certified employees or employees with equivalent training new to a site shall receive appropriate, site specific training before site entry and have appropriate supervised field experience at the new site. Equivalent training includes any academic training or the training that the employee might have already received from actual hazardous waste site work experience.

29 CFR 1910.120 (e)(3)(i):
  • Please note that the regulation also requires a minimum of three days actual field experience under the direct supervision of a trained, experienced supervisor. Employees shall be able to demonstrate the following in accordance with 29 CFR 1910.120 (e)(2)(i) - (e)(2)(vii): Names of personnel and alternates responsible for site safety and health; Safety, health and other hazards present on the site; Use of PPE required on the site; Work practices by which the employee can minimize risks from site hazards; Safe use of engineering controls and equipment on the site; Medical surveillance requirements including recognition of symptoms and signs which might indicate over exposure to hazards; The contents of paragraphs (G) through (J) of the site safety and health plan set forth in paragraph (b)(4)(ii) of this section.
  • The training shall establish employee proficiency in the duties required by this regulation and shall introduce new or revised procedures, as necessary, for compliance with this regulation.
  • Upon successful completion of this course, students will be issued New Environment, Inc's. "40-Hour Hazardous Waste Worker" Certification.


The Following Topics are Covered in this Course

  • History Of The Law
  • Regulatory Overview
  • Poisons
  • Chemical Exposure
  • Hazard Assessment
  • Fires And Explosions
  • Reference Material
  • Oxidizers
  • Oxygen Deficiency
  • Ionizing Radiation
  • Potential Site Hazards
  • Heat Stress
  • Cold Exposure
  • Noise Exposure
  • OSHA 1910.146
  • Planning And Organizing
  • ERGB Exercise
  • Training
  • Medical Surveillance
  • Site Characterization
  • Air Monitoring
  • Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus
  • Supplies-Air Respirators
  • Air-Purifying Respirators
  • Fit Test Procedures
  • Chemical Protective Clothing
  • Site Control
  • Decontamination Techniques
  • Drums & Containers
  • Site Emergencies
  • Haz. Material Terminology
  • Review And Final Test
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In addition to the in-class training, students must accomplish an out-of-class study using the "Occupational Safety and Health (OSHA) Guidance Manual for Hazardous Waste Site Activities" and Homework booklet.

Other Course Options

Self-Study Options

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40-Hour Hazardous Worker Self-Study Material

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This self-study program is intended for the exclusive use of "Qualified" individuals who can show by documentation or certification that their work experience and/or training has resulted in "at least 24 hours" of training equivalent to that training required in paragraphs (e)(1) through (e)(4) of 29 CFR 1910.120.

Examples of "Qualified" individuals include: Prior experience in Occupational Safety and Health or hazardous waste operations or emergency response, or an Associate's or Bachelor's Degree in a physical or natural science or engineering, with course work in chemistry.

Program Includes

A CD Containing The PowerPoint® Program Broken Down Into 18 Modules:
  • Module 1: History Of The Laws
  • Module 2: Introduction To Industrial Toxicology
  • Module 3: Reference Materials
  • Module 4: Oxidizers
  • Module 5: Site Hazards
  • Module 6: Exposures
  • Module 7: Planning and Organizing
  • Module 8: Training
  • Module 9: Site Characterization
  • Module 10: Atmosphere Supplying Respirators
  • Module 11: Air Purifying Respirators
  • Module 12: Chemical Protective Clothing
  • Module 13: Site Control
  • Module 14: Decontamination
  • Module 15: Drums & Containers
  • Module 16: Site Emergencies
  • Module 17: Hazard Communication Glossary
  • Module 18: Homework Review & Final Test
  • 29CFR 1910.120 Regulation In PowerPoint
  • Example of a Site Safety and Health Plan
A Student Material Package That Works With The CD Containing:
  • 1 - Hazardous Waste Worker Student Workbook
  • 1 - OSHA Manual For Hazardous Waste Site Activities
  • 1 - Homework Booklet
  • 1 - Emergency Response Guidebook
  • 1 - NIOSH Pocket Guide To Chemical Hazards
  • 1 - Hazardous Materials Compliance Pocketbook
  • 3 - Free DVD Video's:
    • DVD #1 Title:
      Poisons Handling & Identification
    • DVD #2 Title:
      Oxidizer Hazards & Fire Suppression
    • DVD #3 Titles:
      First On The Scene, E.R. Procedures
      Teamwork, E.R. Protocol

$175.00 Add to Cart

40-Hour Hazardous Worker Self-Study Refill Material

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If you have more than one person that needs to have the Hazard Communication training, then take advantage of even more savings now.

Refill Includes

A Student Material Package That Works With The CD Containing:
  • 1 - Hazardous Waste Worker Student Workbook
  • 1 - OSHA Manual For Hazardous Waste Site Activities
  • 1 - Homework Booklet
  • 1 - Emergency Response Guidebook
  • 1 - NIOSH Pocket Guide To Chemical Hazards
  • 1 - Hazardous Materials Compliance Pocketbook


On-Site Training

New Environment, Inc. offers On-Site Training for this course, call or E-mail us to schedule this course.

Products for this Course

Instructor Materials

$425.00 Add to Cart

40-Hour Hazardous Worker - Lesson Plan

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The Following Topics are Covered in this Course

  • History Of The Law
  • Regulatory Overview
  • Poisons
  • Chemical Exposure
  • Hazard Assessment
  • Fires And Explosions
  • Reference Material
  • Oxidizers
  • Oxygen Deficiency
  • Ionizing Radiation
  • Potential Site Hazards
  • Heat Stress
  • Cold Exposure
  • Noise Exposure
  • OSHA 1910.146
  • Planning And Organizing
  • ERGB Exercise
  • Training
  • Medical Surveillance
  • Site Characterization
  • Air Monitoring
  • Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus
  • Supplies-Air Respirators
  • Air-Purifying Respirators
  • Fit Test Procedures
  • Chemical Protective Clothing
  • Site Control
  • Decontamination Techniques
  • Drums & Containers
  • Site Emergencies
  • Haz. Material Terminology
  • Review And Final Test

$425.00 Add to Cart

Hazardous Worker PowerPoint CD


Student Material

$47.50 Add to Cart

40-Hour Hazardous Worker - Student Classroom Material

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Student Material Includes:

Student Background Survey
Student Classroom Workbook
OSHA Guidance Manual
50 Question Final Test
Participant Evaluation Form
2-Prerequisite Test
Student Homework Booklet
NFPA 704 Wallet Card
Certificate Of Completion*


$6.00 Add to Cart

DOT Emergency Response Guidebook

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This Guidebook is primarily a guide to aid first responders in quickly identifying the specific or generic hazards of the material(s) involved in the incident, and protecting themselves and the general public during the initial response phase of the incident.

The Emergency Response Guidebook is updated every three to four years to accommodate new products and technology.

Use this DOT-issued guidebook to help you satisfy DOT's requirement that Hazmat shipments be accompanied by emergency response information (49 CFR Section 172.600).

2016 Emergency Response Guidebook Summary of Changes from 2012 ERG:
  • Replaced written instructions on page 1 with a flow chart to show how to use the ERG2016.
  • Expanded Table of Placards and updated title to Table of Markings, Labels, and Placards and Initial Response Guide to Use on Scene.
  • How to Use this Guidebook During an Incident
  • Expanded Rail Car Identification Chart and Road Trailer Identification Chart to two pages each.
  • Updated Table 1 and Table 3 based on new TIH data and reactivity research.
  • Updated pipeline emergency response information.
  • Added information about Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS) markings.
  • Added all new dangerous goods/hazardous materials listed in UN Recommendations on the Transport of Dangerous Goods to 19th Revised Edition.
  • Added information on Emergency Response Assistance Plans (ERAP) applicable in Canada.

Published by the U.S. Department of Transportation.

$20.00 Add to Cart

NIOSH Pocket Guide To Chemical Hazards

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The NIOSH Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards presents key information and data in abbreviated or tabular form for chemicals or substance groupings (e.g. cyanides, fluorides, manganese compounds) commonly found in the work environment. With this handy book you'll find information on recommended exposure limits, permissible exposure limits, chemical and physical properties, health hazards and personal protection for 677 chemicals regulated at the federal level.

The NIOSH Pocket Guide includes the following features:
  • September 2010 Current Printing Date.
  • New layout for the Chemical Listing section, each chemical arranged in its own table.
  • Expanded Chemical, Synonym and Trade Name Index.
  • Conversion factors, Chemical Abstracts Service Registry Number and The Registry of Toxic Effects of Chemical Substances.
  • Updated DOT ID and Guide Numbers to reflect changes made by DOT in the 2004 Emergency Response Guidebook.
  • NIOSH Recommended Exposure Limits (NIOSH RELs).
  • Occupational Safety and Health Administration Permissible Exposure Limits (OSHA PELs).
  • NIOSH Immediate Dangerous to Life and Health values (NIOSH IDLHs).
  • A physical description of the agent with chemical and physical properties.
  • Measurement methods.
  • Personal Protection and Sanitation Recommendations.
  • Particulate respirator recommendations revised to include Part 84.
  • Information on Health Hazards including: Route, Symptoms, First Aid and Target Organ information.
  • Revised Appendix E to include OSHA respirator requirements for hazardous substances identified in the preamble to the OSHA Respiratory Protection Standard (29 CFR 1910.134).


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