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 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.