The types of hazards most frequently identified for hazardous waste sites are similar to those that exist on construction sites and include: electrical, excavations, walking/working surfaces, lockout/tag out, cranes and other material handling equipment, hand and portable powered tools, and welding and cutting.
The kinds of position most frequently needing this type of training include:
- Environmental Contractors
- HAZMAT Industry Workers
- Emergency Managers
- Regulatory Agency Staff
- Public First Repsponders
- Public Safety Professionals
HAZWOPER courses are offered at our Meadowbrook Campus, with classroom space and outdoor areas utilized for hands-on simulations.
SLCC Meadowbrook Campus
There is extensive information about HAZWOPER through the U.S. Dept. of Labor's OSHA website. A further listing of questions, information about regulations and procedures can all be found there.