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Spills & Hazardous Waste (HAZWOPER) (OWS07)

Hazardous waste is a by-product of pretty much all industrial processes. Handled properly, these materials don’t cause harm, but accidents can happen, and things do sometimes go wrong. If spilled or exposed, hazardous materials can cause some serious damage.

As an employer, you need to be prepared and ready to respond before a spill or other accidental release happens. OSHA, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, provides extensive guidance and regulations to help you do just that. This course will help you understand your responsibilities, so you can keep your workers, and community, safe.

By the end of this course, you’ll be able to:

• Recognize the legal requirements for employee training in spills and hazardous waste
• Plan to use PPE in conjunction with other protective methods to shield workers from hazards
• Tailor your Emergency Response Plan (ERP) to the specific hazards of the worksite

Why take this course?

This course is for employers whose employees handle hazardous waste, either on or off-site.You’ll learn what you’re legally required to do to keep your workers safe from spills and hazardous waste. You’ll also learn about planning for PPE use and tailoring your Emergency Response Plan.

15 mins | SCORM | Infographic

  • Spills & Hazardous Waste (HAZWOPER)
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed