HAZWOPER 8HR Refresher

 18 Courses  8.9 Hours

This series of courses meets the OSHA HAZWOPER annual refresher training requirement for workers at hazardous waste sites. Additional job training may be required by your employer.


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Training Time: 8.9 Hours

Compatibility: Desktop, Tablet, Phone

Based on: OSHA 29 CFR 1910.120

Topics Included

This 18 course series is designed to meet the core training requirement for HAZWOPER (Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response).

  • Overview
  • Air Monitoring
  • Chemical Protective Clothing
  • Chemical Protective Clothing Selection
  • Confined Spaces
  • Decontamination
  • Emergency Response Plan
  • ERG Introduction
  • Hazmat Physical Properties
  • Incident Command System
  • Ionizing Radiation Safety
  • Medical Surveillance
  • Release Mitigation
  • Respirators
  • Risk Assessment
  • Safety and Health Program
  • Site Control
  • Toxicology

Meeting OSHA's HAZWOPER Requirements

What's Covered - This series of 18 courses meets the requirements outlined by OSHA for 8 hours of HAZWOPER annual refresher training for workers at hazardous waste sites.

What's NOT Covered - While this set of courses is designed to meet OSHA’s HAZWOPER annual refresher requirements, your employer must provide any other site-specific and job-specific training deemed necessary. This set of courses does NOT cover:

  • Incident Review Requirements – To meet OSHA’s HAZWOPER incident review requirement, your employer must provide incident review training and any other site-specific and job-specific training deemed necessary by your employer.
  • Hands-On Training – Your employer is expected to provide hands-on training, have qualified trainer available for questions, and determine what additional training is needed to satisfy your training program requirements.

Use of Computer-Based Training – OSHA states that computer-based training is acceptable for HAZWOPER refresher training with the following requirements:

  • It must cover topics that are relevant to a worker’s assigned duties.
  • It must be supplemented by the opportunity to as questions of a qualified trainer (provided by your employer).
  • It must be supplemented by an assessment of hands-on performance of work tasks.

Course Certificate - Upon successful completion of each course within this series, you will be provided a certificate of completion. This certificate is NOT designed in compliance with OSHA’s HAZWOPER documentation requirements. You or your employer must complete written documentation that displays information in compliance with OSHA requirements. Records must be maintained for a minimum of 5 years after the date the employee participated in the training.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can HAZWOPER refresher training be given in segments?
HAZWOPER refresher training may be given in segments so long as the required 8 hours have been completed by the employee's anniversary date.

Is computer-based training acceptable for refresher training?
The Convergence Training 8-hour HAZWOPER Refresher courses cover mandatory topics at a general level. Convergence Training does not provide hands-on training, nor does it have a qualified trainer available for questions. Your employer should provide hands-on training, have someone available for questions, and determine what additional training is needed to satisfy your training program requirements.

Is this course all I need to meet OSHA's HAZWOPER training requirement?
All workers are required to take eight hours of refresher training each year. This training satisfies the time requirement, but additional job-specific training may be required by your employer.

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