24 Hour Hazardous Waste Occasional Site Worker, 29 CFR 1910.120(e)(3)(ii) and (iii) 

Hours 24 Hours


Hours: 24

The 24-hour program is required for persons who will be present on a site for a specific limited task (such as, but not limited to: ground water monitoring, land surveying, or geophysical surveying) and who are unlikely to be exposed to chemicals over the legal limits (PELs). It is also appropriate for persons regularly on a site who work in areas which have been fully characterized and pose no health hazard nor any possibility of an emergency developing. A certificate of completion is provided to those who successfully complete the course and pass the final exam.

Topics covered but are not limited to:

  • Overview of Regulations
  • Planning & Practices
  • Respiratory protection
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Air monitoring instruments and techniques

Annual Refreshers are required to maintain your certification. You can take the refresher anytime during the 12 months following expiration of your certificate, but you may not engage in WSW activities until the refresher is completed. If you fail to complete the required refresher within the grace period, you must retake the initial Course. 29 CFR 1910.120, 1910.120(e)(3)(ii), 1910.120(e)(3)(iii) and Title 8 CCR 5192 Hazardous wastes, when not handled properly, can pose a significant safety and health risk. OSHA recognized the need to improve the quality of the hazardous waste work environment and developed the HAZWOPER standard to provide employers and employees with the information and training necessary to improve workplace safety and health, thereby greatly reducing the number of injuries and illnesses resulting from exposure to hazardous waste. 49 CFR and CCR Title 13 The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) regulations for hazardous wastes, including Household Hazardous Wastes (HHW) are set forth in 49 CFR. The State of California Regulations are found in Title 13 of the California Code of Regulations (CCR).

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