Who Should Take This Course?

Our online OSHA 8 Hour HAZWOPER Supervisor Refresher is designed for workers who have taken the HAZWOPER Supervisor (Initial) training, and need to refresh their HAZWOPER Supervisor training. This course meets the OSHA 8 Hour HAZWOPER Supervisor Refresher requirement and refreshes the 24- or 40-hour HAZWOPER certification. This course should NOT be taken by students who have not completed HAZWOPER Supervisor (Initial) training. See our Infographic if more clarification is needed.

This course meets the Federal OSHA HAZWOPER requirements of 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 additional information on OSHA HAZWOPER training requirements or the HAZWOPER courses we offer, visit our HAZWOPER Training page.

8 Hour HAZWOPER Refresher – Supervisor

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Course Format

Designed by Certified Outreach Trainers, this course includes up-to-date, high quality training created with your safety and learning as our top priority. The course features interactive training modules presented through our state-of-the art Online Training System (OTS). The course combines full narration 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, and your progress will be saved to the last section completed. A downloadable course manual is provided to each student as a convenient resource for note-taking and a lasting reference for the training content. 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 through our advanced Online Training System (OTS). 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 online 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 – 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
11Biological Hazards
12Hazard Communication
13Physical and Chemical Properties
14Introduction to Radiation
Exam 2
Module 3
SectionDecon and Conclusion
15Decontamination
Exam 3
Summary and Conclusion

Version 2 – 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
SectionChemical Hazards
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 Conclusion

Version 3 – Emphasis on Physical Hazards and Supervision

Module 1
SectionTitle
1Introduction and HAZWOPER Overview
2Safety and Health Program
Exam 1
Module 2
SectionTitle
3Physical Hazards
4Walking and Working Surfaces
5Fall Prevention and Protection
6Electrical Hazards
7Introduction to Confined Spaces
8Cold Illnesses and Injuries
9Heat Illnesses and Injuries
10Heat Illness Prevention
11Using the Heat Index
12Other Physical Hazards
Exam 2
Module 3
SectionTitle
13Supervision and Leadership
14Supervision and Leadership Methods
15Managing Job Stress
16Work Schedules and Working Alone
17Drug Free Workplace
Exam 3
Summary and Conclusion

Version 4 – Emphasis on HAZWOPER Programs and Supervision

Module 1
SectionTitle
1HAZWOPER Supervisor Refresher Overview
2Introduction
3The HAZWOPER Supervisor
4Laws and Regulations
5Managements Role in Safety and Health
6Financial Impact of Risk Management
Exam 1
Module 2
SectionTitle
7Program Management
8Safety and Health Program
9Emergency Response Plan
10Employee Training Program
11Medical Surveillance Program
12PPE Program
13PPE Selection
14Spill Containment Program
15Heat Illness Prevention Plan
16Permit-Required Confined Space Program
17Hazard Analysis Methodologies
Exam 2
Module 3
SectionTitle
18Supervision and Leadership Overview
19Supervision and Leadership
20Managing Job Stress
21Work Schedules and Working Alone
22Alcohol and Drugs in the Workplace
Exam 3
Summary and Conclusion

Course Exam

  • The 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 for Supervisors was designed by 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 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 Objectives

The objectives of the OSHA 8 Hour HAZWOPER Refresher online training for Supervisors are to meet:

  • Federal OSHA HAZWOPER training requirements of 29 CFR 1910.120(e)(8), 29 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.

Learning Objectives

After completing this course, the student should be able to:

  • Perform procedures for supervision and leadership of HAZWOPER workers
  • Describe the purpose of safety programs
  • Understand the role of management in the safety and health of employees
  • Discuss the financial impacts of risk management
  • Understand topics presented per the course outline, as it relates to supervision of HAZWOPER workers

Additional Training

If the student completes this HAZWOPER training online course in less than 8 hours, the student will need to obtain 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 HAZWOPER training course provides valuable hazardous waste operations and emergency response training information which applies to a general population of workers. This course is not meant to replace company-specific or function-specific training provided by your employer 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, equipment, engineering and administrative controls, safe work practices, policies and procedures and emergency plans specific to your role and workplace.

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

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