HazWoper Refresher in April

The HAZWOPER Refresher course, hosted by the WI CHMM Chapter, will be held on Wednesday, April 5, 2017 (date change from March 8th) at the Hampton Inn & Suites, 8201 W. Greenfield Avenue, West Allis. The seminar is designed to meet the annual refresher training requirements under OSHA’s standards for general industry and the construction industry on hazardous waste operations and emergency response (29 CFR 1910.120 or 29 CFR 1926.65). OSHA’s Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response Standard (HAZWOPER) was promulgated in 1990 to protect workers working and hazardous waste sites, treatment, storage or disposal facilities. Workers responding to an emergency involving the release of a hazardous substance.

The HAZWOPER standard applies to five groups of employers and their employees who may exposed to hazardous substances, including hazardous waste, and are engaged in:

  • Mandatory clean-up operations required by the government involving hazardous substances at uncontrolled hazardous waste sites.
  • Corrective actions involving clean-up operations at RCRA sites
  • Voluntary clean-up operations at RCRA sites
  • Operations involving hazardous wastes that are conducted at treatment, storage, and disposal (TSDF) facilities
  • Emergency response operations for release of, or substantial threats of releases of, hazardous substances

If you or your employer are or have the potential to fall into one of these groups, you should attend this 8-hour annual refresher training. Click here for an agenda and registration: 4-5-17 HAZWOPER

Don’t forget to stay for the WI CHMM Chapter Annual Meeting following the seminar!