40 hour Hazwoper
REF Course


Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response


29 CFR 1910.120

Environmental Clean Up and

Hazardous Waste Operations (40 Hour Site Worker)

Hazardous Waste Operations (24 Hour Interim Site Worker)

Hazardous Waste Supervisory (8 Hour)

Hazardous Waste Refresher (8 Hour)

Industrial Waste Operations and Emergency Response

Incident Commander Training (24 Hours)

Hazmat Specialist Training (24 Hours)

Hazmat Technician Training (24 Hours)

Operations Level Training (8 Hours)

Awareness Level Training (4 Hours)

OSHA 32-Hour or 4-Day 8-Hour HAZWOPER REF course delivers training on clean-up operations and remedial methods, emergency responses, and Superfund and RCRA corrective action sites.

It can be opted by workers who require the OSHA 40 Hour HAZWOPER certification, but desire getting hands-on training portion of 8 hours through either some local training provider or their employer.

Goals of the Course

The aim of this HAZWOPER training course is to prepare workers to 
comply with three categories of regulations:

training requirements of 29 CFR 1910.120(e)(3)(i) defined by Federal OSHA HAZWOPER for general industry.

training requirements of 29 CFR 1926.65(e)(3)(i) defined by Federal OSHA HAZWOPER for construction sector.

HAZWOPER training requirements for EPA and State OSHA guidelines.

Audience Specified

The course will benefit general site workers engaged in the removal of
hazardous substance such as

Learning Outcome

The completion of this course will make students

4-Day 8-Hour Hazwoper REF Course Modules

Module 1

Outline & Legal Concerns

Module 2


Module 3

Chemical Hazards

Module 4

Physical Hazards

Module 5

Elementary Overview of
Personal Protective Equipment

Module 6

Waste Site Procedures

Module 7

Utilizing Respiratory

Module 8

Utilizing Chemical Protective
Clothing (CPC)

Module 9

Utilizing Monitoring &
Detection Devices

Quiz and Exam Information

Module Quiz

Throughout the course, students will take knowledge check quizzes to keep pace and get ready for the final. Students will be assisted in completing this activity via interactive media such as pictures and videos.

Examinable Features

Completion time

To be certified, students must finish the 4-Day 8-hour Hazwoper REF Course within six months of enrolling. A new subscription with the full course fee will be needed when this period has passed

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