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HAZWOPER: Health & Physical Hazards - Online Training Course

HAZWOPER: Health & Physical Hazards - Online Training Course

Course Overview

  • Overview


    This HAZWOPER training course is designed to create awareness of hazards that may be present when working at a hazardous waste cleanup site or responding to an emergency release.

    • The eLearning course covers the following topics:
      • Illness & Injury Prevention
        • The Importance of Safety
        • Control Hazards
        • Think Safety First
      • Chemical Hazards
        • Chemical Health Hazards
        • Chemical Physical Hazards
        • Dangerous Atmospheres
      • Other Health Hazards
        • Other Health Hazards at Work
        • Radiation
        • Biological Hazards
        • Heat Stress
        • Cold Temperatures
        • Ergonomic Issues
        • Noise
        • Psychological Impacts
      • Other Physical Hazards
        • Other Physical Hazards at Work
        • Electrical
        • Confined Spaces
        • Equipment & Tools
        • Falling Objects
        • Weather-Related Hazards
        • Other Site Safety Hazards
    • After completing this course, learners will be able to:
      • Describe measures that can be taken to prevent injury and illness including controlling hazards and placing importance on thinking safety first
      • List chemical hazards (including both health and physical hazards from chemicals), signs and symptoms of exposure, and precautions that can be taken
      • Discuss other health hazards to be aware of like radiation, biological hazards, heat stress, cold temperatures, ergonomic issues, noise, and possible psychological impacts
      • Recognize other physical hazards including electrical hazards, confined spaces, equipment and tool hazards, falling objects, weather-related hazards, and other site safety hazards
    • Intended Audience: Any employees who may be involved or expected to engage in:
      1. Hazardous waste cleanup operations where the employee may be exposed to hazardous substances; or
      2. A response to an occurrence which results, or is likely to result, in an uncontrolled release of a hazardous substance
    • Regs Covered: 29 CFR 1910.120, 29 CFR 1926.65, 29 CFR 1910.1096, 29 CFR 1910.137, & 29 CFR 1910.146
    • Length: 60 minutes
    • Copyright Date: 2018

    System Req.

    This course can be completed using a tablet device, such as an iPad or Android tablet. We do not recommend nor support using a mobile device with a screen size of fewer than seven inches, such as a smartphone.

    To ensure full course functionality, your computer will need to meet or exceed the following requirements:

    • Windows XP operating system, or later
    • 128 MB of RAM
    • Speakers or headphones, soundcard or onboard audio source
    • Video card and monitor capable of a resolution of 1024 x 768 pixels
    • Internet Explorer 8.0 and higher for PC / Mozilla Firefox 19 and higher for PC / Google Chrome 25 or higher for PC. If using a Mac desktop or laptop, Safari, chrome, and firefox typically work, however it is advised you install the latest version of those browsers as well as the latest version of Flash. 
      • Pop-up blockers must be disabled
      • JavaScript must be enabled
      • Flash Player 10, however, the latest version is STRONGLY RECOMMENDED
      • Cookies must be allowed
    • Adobe Acrobat Reader 7.0 or higher
    • Minimum bandwidth availability of 1.5 Mbps. 3.0 Mbps or higher recommended.