8-Hour OSHA HazWoper Annual Refresher - Course 40

8-Hour OSHA HazWoper Annual Refresher


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  • Time: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Coordinator Carol Hinton     email: chinton@treeo.ufl.edu     phone: (352) 392-9570 or (352) 294-3875

This course satisfies OSHA annual refresher training requirements under (29 CFR 1910.120 [e][8]) in the areas of protective equipment, respirator use, safety, health and hazards on a site. Other topics include: handling site accidents and emergencies, record keeping and logs, site maintenance and housekeeping, site entry and control procedures, working with regulatory personnel, and compliance with other OSHA regulations.

Daily morning and afternoon breaks are scheduled. You are on your own for lunch.

Participant must be present for entire class time to receive CEUs and a Certificate of Attendance.

About the Course

This interactive course allows participants to meet the annual refresher training requirements outlined in 29 CFR 1910.120 (HAZWOPER). The course includes several classroom exercises to help participants evaluate their current skill level.

Who Should Attend

This course is for professionals who have completed the Health and Safety Training for Hazardous Materials Activities: Forty-Hour OSHA course. OSHA requires that this eight-hour refresher course be taken yearly to maintain certification.

Course Instructor

David M. Wiggins, has been an Environmental, Hazmat & Safety Instructor at UF TREEO Center since 1996. Dave holds two  specialty degrees in health and safety.  He also has completed over 110 additional continuing educational courses in Environmental, Hazmat Technology, Construction and General Industry Safety.  He has been the co-project manager of an EPA Superfund Remediation Project and conducted project oversight at three other Superfund sites including an underground nuclear test site.  He has been a feathered guest lecturer at the American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA) annual international meeting (SIG Signature Forum) as well.  He has served on the continuing education advisory board at Florida State University and he is a member of the American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienist, American Industrial Hygiene Association and the Indoor Air Quality Association.

Certification and Accreditation

This course satisfies OSHA annual refresher training requirements 29 CFR 1910.120 [e][8] in the areas of health and hazards, protective equipment, respirator use and safety on a site.

8:00 - 8:30 a.m. Welcome, Introduction, Pre-Test
8:30 - noon Hazard Recognition and Evaluation - Putting It All Together
  OSHA Updates as Applicable to HazWoper
  Chemical Awareness
  Toxicology and Industrial Hygiene Review
     HazMat Terminology
     Air Monitoring
noon - 1:00 p.m. Lunch (on your own)
1:00 - 5:00 p.m. Respiratory Protection
  Personal Protective Equipment
  Latest OSHA Interpretations
  Material Sampling

Safe Work Practices
     Site Entry, Control and De-Con, Common Pitfalls
     Emergency Procedures

5:00 p.m. Adjourn