Who Should Take This Course?

Our OSHA 8 Hour HAZWOPER Refresher online course was designed to refresh your existing 24 or 40 hour HAZWOPER certification. The training meets the Federal OSHA HAZWOPER requirements 29 CFR 1910.120(e)(8), 29 CFR 1910.120(p)(7)(i), or 29 CFR 1910.120(q)(8) for General Industry and 29 CFR 1926.65(e)(8), 29 CFR 1926.65(p)(7)(i), or 29 CFR 1926.65(q)(8) for Construction.

For workers who have taken OSHA HAZWOPER Supervisor training, our 8 Hour HAZWOPER Refresher course meets the Supervisor Refresher requirement and also refreshes the 24 or 40 hour HAZWOPER certification.

If you are intending on taking HAZWOPER Supervisor training, there is a package deal available for the OSHA 8 Hour HAZWOPER Supervisor (Initial) course when taken with the Online OSHA 8 Hr HAZWOPER Refresher online course.

For information on OSHA HAZWOPER training requirements or the HAZWOPER courses we offer, visit our HAZWOPER Training page or view our Infographic.

8 Hour HAZWOPER Refresher Online

View a course demo now!

Listen  |  Watch  |  Read  |  Interact

Course Format

Designed by Certified Outreach Trainers, this OSHA 8 Hour HAZWOPER Refresher online course includes up-to-date, high quality training created with your safety and learning as our top priority. Once enrolled, you can choose from four different versions of this course in order to get the training content most applicable to you and your job. All four versions meet OSHA requirements and provide the same certificate at course completion.

The course features interactive training modules, which combine audio and visual elements for maximum retention. The course is completed entirely online using a computer with an internet connection and is available 24/7. For your convenience, it can be completed over time through our state-of-the art Online Training System (OTS), and your progress will be saved to the last section completed. Students benefit from the downloadable course manual which can be referenced during the training and long after the course is finished. Students are given 6 months to complete the course after enrollment. We are so certain you will be satisfied with your experience, that we offer a 100% Money Back Guarantee*.

Once the course is completed, you will immediately be able to download, save or print your Course Completion Certificate which is provided in PDF format. We also offer the option to be mailed a PVC credit card style Wallet ID Card with optional photo, showing training course completion. If selected during enrollment, this ID Card option costs an additional $5.00, and the card will be mailed within 24 hours of course completion.

Course Outline

There are four versions of this OSHA 8 Hour HAZWOPER training course available, so you can choose the version most applicable to you and your job. All four versions meet OSHA requirements and provide the same certificate at course completion.

The course sections are fully narrated and interactive. Quiz questions within each section help the student retain knowledge that will be needed for the module exams.

Version 1 Course Outline – Emphasis on Legal Issues and Chemical Hazards

Module 1
SectionIntroduction and Legal Issues
1Course Overview
2Module Overview
3Introduction to OSHA
4Introduction to HAZWOPER
5HAZWOPER Training
6Regulatory Compliance
7Safety and Health Program
8Medical Surveillance
Exam 1
Module 2
SectionChemical Hazards
9Module Overview
10Introduction to Industrial Hygiene
11Introduction to Biological Hazards
12Hazard Communication
13Physical and Chemical Properties
14Introduction to Radiation
Exam 2
Module 3
SectionDecon and Conclusion
15Decontamination
Summary and Conclusion

Version 2 Course Outline – Emphasis on Toxicology and Waste Site Operations

Module 1
SectionIntroduction and Toxicology
1Course Overview
2Module Overview
3Introduction to Toxicology
4The Importance of Dosage
5Types of Toxic Substances
6Toxicological Effects
7Factors that Influence Toxicity
Exam 1
Module 2
SectionWaste Site Operations
8Module Overview
9Site Characterization and Analysis
10Site Control Tactics and Strategy
11Job Hazard Analysis
12Handling Drums and Containers
13Sampling Methods and Procedures
14Managing Chemical Spills
15Introduction to Decontamination
16Emergency Response
17Understanding Temporary HAZWOPER Worksites
Exam 2
Summary and Conslusion

Version 3 Course Outline – Emphasis on Physical Hazards and Basic PPE

Module 1
SectionIntroduction and Physical Hazards
1Course Overview
2Module Overview
3Walking and Working Surfaces
4Fall Prevention and Protection
5Electrical Hazards
6Introduction to Confined Spaces
7Cold Illnesses and Injuries
8Heat Illnesses and Injuries
9Heat Illness Prevention
10Using the Heat Index
11Other Physical Hazards
Exam 1
Module 2
SectionBasic PPE Overview
12Module Overview
13Introduction to Personal Protective Equipment
14Introduction to Respiratory Protection
15Introduction to Chemical Protective Clothing
16Introduction to Monitoring and Detection
17PPE for the Head, Eyes, Face, and Ears
18PPE for the Hands and Feet
Exam 2
Summary and Conclusion

Version 4 Course Outline – Emphasis on Using Respirators and CPC

Module 1
SectionUsing Respiratory Protection
1Course Overview
2Module Overview
3Using Respiratory Protection
4Types of Respiratory Protection
5Respirator Selection and Use
6Respirator Medical Evaluation
7Respirator Fit Testing
8Respirator Training Requirements
9Respirator Maintenance and Care
Exam 1
Module 2
SectionUsing Chemical Protective Clothing (CPC)
10Module Overview
11Medical Considerations for Wearing CPC
12Using Chemical Protective Clothing
13Chemical Protective Clothing Selection
14Chemical Protective Clothing Classification
15Donning and Doffing CPC
16Inspection, Storage, and Maintenance of CPC
17Decontaminating and Cleaning CPC
Exam 2
Summary and Conclusion

Course Exam

  • The HAZWOPER 8 Hour Refresher course includes exams based on each of the course modules. One exam must be taken after the completion of each module.
  • Each exam consists of 10 questions, which are randomly compiled from a large pool of possible questions.
  • A 70% or better score is needed in order to pass each exam. If a student does not pass, they may re-review information in the modules and sections as necessary, and retake the test as many times as needed in order to pass.

Accreditation

This OSHA 8 Hour HAZWOPER Refresher Online course was designed by OSHA Certified Outreach Trainers and is OSHA accepted. The course meets the Federal OSHA HAZWOPER requirements 29 CFR 1910.120(e)(8), 29 CFR 1910.120(p)(7)(i), or 29 CFR 1910.120(q)(8) for General Industry and 29 CFR 1926.65(e)(8), 29 CFR 1926.65(p)(7)(i), or 29 CFR 1926.65(q)(8) for Construction.

HAZWOPER Certification

Once the OSHA 8 Hour Refresher Online course is completed through our Online Training System (OTS), you will immediately be able to download, save or print your Course Completion Certificate which is provided in PDF format. We also offer the option to be mailed a PVC credit card style Wallet ID Card with optional photo, showing training course completion. If selected during enrollment, this ID Card option costs an additional $5.00, and the card will be mailed within 24 hours of course completion.

Course Objectives

The objectives of the OSHA 8 Hour HAZWOPER Refresher Online training course are to meet:

  • Federal OSHA HAZWOPER training requirements of 29 CFR 1910.120(e)(8), CFR 1910.120(p)(7)(i), or 29 CFR 1910.120(q)(8) for General Industry
  • Federal OSHA HAZWOPER training requirements of 29 CFR 1926.65(e)(8), 29 CFR 1926.65(p)(7)(i), or 29 CFR 1926.65(q)(8) for Construction
  • HAZWOPER training requirements for EPA and State OSHA regulations

Per 29 CFR 1910.120(e)(8) and 29 CFR 1926.65(e)(8):

Employees specified in paragraph (e)(1) of this section, and managers and supervisors specified in paragraph (e)(4) of this section, shall receive eight hours of refresher training annually on the items specified in paragraph (e)(2) and/or (e)(4) of this section, any critique of incidents that have occurred in the past year that can serve as training examples of related work, and other relevant topics.

Per 29 CFR 1910.120(p)(7)(i) and 29 CFR 1926.65(p)(7)(i):

The employer shall develop and implement a training program which is part of the employer’s safety and health program, for employees exposed to health hazards or hazardous substances at TSD operations to enable the employees to perform their assigned duties and functions in a safe and healthful manner so as not to endanger themselves or other employees. The initial training shall be for 24 hours and refresher training shall be for eight hours annually. Employees who have received the initial training required by this paragraph shall be given a written certificate attesting that they have successfully completed the necessary training.

Per 29 CFR 1910.120(q)(8) and 29 CFR 1926.65(q)(8):

Those employees who are trained in accordance with paragraph (q)(6) of this section shall receive annual refresher training of sufficient content and duration to maintain their competencies, or shall demonstrate competency in those areas at least yearly.

Additional Training

If the student completes this HAZWOPER training online course in less than 8 hours, the student will need to combine this course with additional training (such as hands-on training or company-specific or function-specific training) in order to meet the OSHA 8 Hour HAZWOPER Refresher requirement.

Please note that this OSHA 8 Hour HAZWOPER Refresher Online course provides valuable hazardous waste operations and emergency response training information and safety training videos which apply to a general population of employees. This course is not meant to replace company-specific, function-specific, or ppe training provided by your employer or required by OSHA standards on equipment use and procedures for your particular work environment. If a worker is going to use protective equipment or PPE on the job, they must be trained on proper use of the equipment prior to use. You must be trained by your employer on the hazards, safety equipment, engineering and administrative controls, safe work practices, policies and procedures and emergency plans specific to your role and workplace.

For additional information on HAZWOPER requirements, see OSHA’s Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response publication.

In ALL situations, employers are required to ensure their employees are adequately trained to do their job.

The HazMat Student Advantage

Student Advantages

Package Deal Special Offer

Package Includes Both Courses Below at a Promotional Price:

Online OSHA 8 Hour HAZWOPER Refresher &
Online OSHA 8 Hour HAZWOPER Supervisor (Initial)

Online 8 Hour HAZWOPER Refresher PriceOnline 8 Hour HAZWOPER Supervisor (Initial) PriceCombined PricePackage Deal PricePackage Deal Savings
$44.95$79.95 $53.57$124.90 $98.52$100 $75$23.52