Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER)

Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER)

Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER) Training program is designed to protect workers that are working at Hazardous Materials Operations or where Cleanups are conducted to ensure their safety and health.

This course identifies different types of hazards, as well as suggests possible precautions and protective measures to reduce or eliminate hazards at the workplace.

Course elements include:
  • Regulation overview
  • Site Characterization
  • Toxicology
  • Hazard Recognition
  • Hazard and Safety Analysis
  • Hazardous Chemical Awareness
  • Radiology Hazards
  • Respiratory Protection
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Site Control
  • Decontamination
  • Medical surveillance
  • Air Monitoring
  • Confined Space Entry
  • Emergency Response Procedures
  • Material Sampling
  • Containment

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Note: Applicable to all courses 

​Language instructed:

  • English

  • It is recommended that participants registering have an English Level greater than or equivalent to Grade 10 English (British Columbia School System)