Hazwoper Training Requirements – Breaking It Down The OSHA Hazwoper Standard 1910.120, Hazardous Waste Operation and Emergency Response Standard, has been on the books for many years. Even today, the Hazwoper training requirements are confusing, making it hard to decide
The purpose of this article is to provide general guidance on what Hazwoper safety on the job is and how it applies to the workplace. The term “Hazwoper” comes from the phrase “HAZardous WASTE Production OR treatment.” Hazardous waste
Ammonia Hazards Let’s talk about ammonia hazards. Ammonia is a naturally occurring gas that has been used for decades to keep things cool and fresh, from refrigerators in the workplace to your favorite ice cream flavor at home. However,
As an employee, you should be aware of the challenges and hazards that come when working in confined spaces. If not addressed properly through proper confined space training, this can lead to physical entrapment or exposure to toxic substances.
Waste oil removal is an industry that has evolved over the years as new methods of disposal have been developed. Pumping waste material out of a tank with air pressure and into tanks for storage or recycling is a
When working in areas with potential H2S (Hydrogen Sulfide) exposure, you must understand the hazards and effects that are possible. Loss of smell, burnt lungs, and even death are just some of the dangerous effects that could be encountered if
1. What is Organic Waste? Basically, organic waste is anything that comes from something that was once alive, such as plants or animals. It is biodegradable, which means it is able to break down into simpler molecules. Also, it can
HAZWOPER certification is important for all employees. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) advises companies to advise employees and contractors to take safety training courses when dealing with hazardous materials. By taking these courses, workplace injuries can be reduced.
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has guidelines for those working with hazardous materials. It is recommended by OSHA, that companies with employees and contractors who work with and around hazardous materials, should take safety training courses and the
The 8-Hour HAZWOPER refresher course meets all of the requirements outlined in OSHA 29 CFR 1910.120 for eight hours of HAZWOPER annual refresher training for workers who remove waste and could potentially be exposed to hazardous substances. Employers seeking