HAZWOPER 40 HOUR COURSE
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BCHAZMAT Management Ltd. has developed an incredible 40 Hour Canadian HAZWOPER Training program to protect workers that are working at Hazardous Materials Operations or where Cleanups are conducted to ensure their safety and health. This course covers broad issues pertaining to the hazard recognition at work sites.
While identifying different types of hazards, this course also discusses possible precautions and protective measures to reduce or eliminate hazards at the work place. Note: Workers should have 32 hours of initial training and one day of supervised field experience before they are allowed to enter these types of sites. The one day field experience under a trained, experienced supervisor is included.
Seat Time – This course has been approved for 40 hours (5 full days)
Course Pre-Requisite – None
Use Site Characterization to establish problems that may exist in your workplace and measures that can be implemented to eliminate hazards
Identify hazardous materials existent in the workplace and the possible methods, symptoms and preventative measures of exposure
Encourage the use of Material Safety Data Sheets(MSDS) to identify and properly handle hazardous materials
Familiarize yourself with materials, compounds and mixtures that may present flammable, explosive, chemical or radiological hazards
Emphasize the importance of personal protective equipment (respirators, gloves, footwear, etc.) in limiting hazardous exposure
Establish an effective Site Control Program to limit the risk of exposure to only those working in the Hazardous work zone
Implement procedures for treating workers in the event of hazardous exposure (decontamination, medical surveillance, etc.
*Testing – All module quizzes require a score of 70 to proceed forward in the course.
*The final exam also requires a minimum score of 70 to receive a certificate of completion. The final exam may be taken three times if necessary. Upon successful completion of the course, you will be issued your certificate.
- Regulation Overview
Hazard & Safety Analysis
Hazardous Chemical Awareness
Personal Protective Equipment
Confined Space Entry
Certification Received in the Following Qualifications:
- WHMIS Train-the-Trainer
Transportation of Dangerous Goods Surface
Level One Spill Response
Confined Space Pre-Entry
Fire Extinguisher (use and safety)
Respiratory Protection (SCBA and APR) and
Hazardous Waste Operations Emergency Response (HAZWOPER 40)
Other HAZWOPER Courses we offer:
HAZWOPER 24 hr. – 3 day seminar
HAZWOPER 16 hr. – 2 day seminar
HAZWOPER 8 hr. Refresher – 1 day seminar
HAZWOPER 4 hr. – half-day seminar