Safety Alliance

HAZWOPER Refresher



The Hazardous Waste Operations (HAZWOPER) Refresher course meets the requirements for annual refresher training for workers at hazardous waste sites. This course is designed for general site workers who remove, are exposed, or are potentially-exposed to hazardous waste, hazardous substances, or health hazards.

Course Objectives

Upon completion of Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response; Refresher (HAZMAT) 8-hour training, the student will be familiar with:

  • HAZWOPER regulations
  • Safety and health plans
  • Hazardous chemicals
  • Safety hazards
  • Air monitoring
  • Medical Surveillance
  • Site control
  • Decontamination
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Respiratory equipment

Additional Information

Course Length: 8 hrs

Course Required By: OSHA

Written Exam: Written and hands-on competency will be evaluated at the end of each course. Incorrectly answered questions will be reviewed with student to ensure understanding before completion of course.

Retraining: Site-specific. Students will be required to annually refresh training with sufficient content and duration to maintain their competencies.

Prerequisites: 40hr or 24hr HAZWOPER training