24-hour OSHA HAZWOPER Training Course - Course 6351

24-hour OSHA HAZWOPER Training Course

  • CEUs: 2.4
  • Solid Waste Course #699: Landfill/C&D/MRF/TS CEUs 6.0, Spotter CEUs 4.0
  • TREEO FDEP OCP 04251006: CEUs 2.4 DS, DW, WW
  • Time: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Coordinator Melissa Hamilton     email: melissajhamilton@treeo.ufl.edu     phone: (352) 392-9570 or 352-294-3879


This course provides 24 hours of intense classroom and hands-on training to prepare

attendees who may respond to an emergency spill, leak, explosion or incident involving

hazardous materials or hazardous waste. The emergency framework to handle the

discovery, evacuation, notification, aggressive or defensive action including post incident

evaluation of the response is covered both in the classroom and hands-on.

Course is approved through September 2026


This course is designed for employees hired to participate in emergency response

operations, or those who are highly likely or have the potential to be called upon to

engage in emergency response operations are required to have a minimum of 24 hours of

Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER) training. This

includes those operations described in 29 CFR 1910.120 (a)(1)(i-v) and 1926.65 (a)(1)(iv)


"The instructor was very knowledgeable, well spoken and very clear."

"I liked the hands on training."

"I learned about hazmat and how it affects my job."

"I liked that the course was complex and covered multiple issues that may be present in a workspace."


Topics included in this course:

  • Regulatory Agencies
  • Global Harmonized System (Hazard Communication)
  • Training Programs
  • Flammables
  • Corrosives & Reactives
  • Toxicology
  • Heat Stress
  • Spill Notification Requirements
  • Drum & Container Handling
  • Bloodborne Pathogens
  • Site Characterization
  • Respiratory Protection
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Decontamination
  • Glossary


Emergency Procedures


Hazard Recognition


Site Characterization

North American Emergency Response Guide Book


Day 2


Site Control

Clothing Ensembles

Respiratory Protection

Confined Spaces

NIOSH Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards


Day 3

Chapter’s Review

Site Control

Hands-On Field Exercises

Final Exam

Post Exam Review