Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER)
This online engineering PDH course introduces hazardous waste and emergency response operations from the perspective of OSHA.
The dumping of hazardous substances poses a significant threat to the environment. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Toxic Release Inventory (TRI) data show that over 18 million tons of hazardous substances covered by TRI were disposed of or released into the environment from 1998 through 2004. Hazardous substances are a serious safety and health problem that continues to endanger human and animal life and environmental quality. Discarded hazardous substances that are toxic, flammable, or corrosive can cause fires, explosions, and pollution of air, water, and land. Unless hazardous substances are properly treated, stored, or disposed of, they will continue to do great harm to living things that contact them, now and in the future.
Because of the seriousness of the safety and health hazards related to hazardous waste operations and emergency response, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued its Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER) standard, Title 29 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) to protect employees in this environment and to help them handle hazardous substances safely and effectively.
This 4 PDH online course is applicable to civil, mechanical, chemical, and control systems engineers, design and construction personnel, technical staff and facility operators who are interested in gaining a better understanding of how employees are protected in hazardous waste operations.
This PE continuing education course is intended to provide you with the following specific knowledge and skills:
- Familiarizing with HAZWOPER requirements
- Learning about the provisions of HAZWOPER for cleanup operations
- Understanding the provisions of HAZWOPER for TSD facilities
- Exploring the provisions of HAZWOPER for emergency response operations
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