About This Course

Our OSHA 24 Hour HAZWOPER Training (Classroom Version) course is designed for workers who need the 24 Hour HAZWOPER certification. This includes workers occasionally on waste sites only for a specific limited task, who are unlikely to be exposed over the permissible and published exposure limits.

The objectives of this hazardous waste operations and emergency response course are to meet:

  • Federal OSHA HAZWOPER training requirements of 29 CFR 1910.120(e)(3)(ii) for general industry
  • Federal OSHA HAZWOPER training requirements of 29 CFR 1926.65(e)(3)(iii) for construction
  • HAZWOPER training requirements for EPA and State OSHA regulations

Per 29 CFR 1910.120(e)(3)(ii) and 29 CFR 1926.65(e)(3)(iii):

Workers on site only occasionally for a specific limited task (such as, but not limited to, ground water monitoring, land surveying, or geophysical surveying) and who are unlikely to be exposed over permissible exposure limits and published exposure limits shall receive a minimum of 24 hours of instruction off the site, and the minimum of one day actual field experience under the direct supervision of a trained, experienced supervisor.

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

Course Format & Length

This HAZWOPER 24 Hour training course includes up-to-date, high quality training created with your safety and learning as our top priority.

You can enroll in the classroom courses offered at our facilities through open enrollment. This course is typically scheduled during a 3 day period for 8 hours per day. The training will take a minimum of 24 hours to complete. View classroom training schedule.

We can also provide this training on-site at your location when hosted by your employer. Request a quote for onsite training.

As an alternative, for those who prefer online training over classroom training, we also offer the following course option:

Course Topics*

Day 1:
24 and 40 Hour HAZWOPER Training Overview; Introduction and HAZWOPER Overview; Regulatory Overview; Safety and Health Program; Medical Surveillance; Hazardous Materials Recognition and Reference Sources; Toxicology; The Hazard Communication Standard; Physical and Chemical Properties; Site Characterization and Analysis; Site Control; and General Safety Hazards.

Day 2: 
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE); Respiratory Protection Program; Chemical Protective Clothing; Medical Considerations for Wearing Chemical Protective Clothing; Gas Detection Basics; Sampling Methods and Procedures; Handling Containers and Managing Spills; Decontamination; HAZWOPER Emergency Response; Confined Space Overview; and Introduction to Respiratory Protection.

Day 3:
Types of Respiratory Protection; Respirator Selection and Use; Respirator Medical Evaluation; Respirator Fit Testing; Respirator Training and Program Guidelines; Respirator Maintenance and Care; Chemical Protective Clothing (CPC) Overview; Chemical Protective Clothing (CPC) Program; Chemical Protective Clothing (CPC) Selection; Chemical Protective Clothing Classifications.

*Topics covered each day may vary slightly from the above schedule depending on class progress.

HAZWOPER Certification

Once this HAZWOPER 24 Hour training course is completed successfully, you will be issued a Fed-OSHA certificate in accordance with 29 CFR 1910.120. You will be given access to download, save or print a Course Completion Certificate which is provided in PDF format. Within 24 hours of course completion, you will also be mailed a PVC credit card style Wallet ID Card with optional photo, showing training course completion.