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
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
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
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
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has standards regarding personal protective equipment (PPE) protection levels and broken them into four categories. This information assists employers in ensuring that their employees are both prepared and compliant during hazardous material incidents.
Chemicals should not coincide with fear. Laying the groundwork for safety is key. Chemicals are very much a part of our daily lives, as the needs of society demand their use and production. However, this also increases daily exposure