Hazardous substances and hazardous waste cause various health risks and can have an acute impact of the good health of employees. Receiving annual HAZWOPER Refresher Training will keep important health and safety measures as a top-of-mind recall.
What is HAZWOPER Training?
The Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER) standards are established by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) for the construction industry 29 CFR 1926.65 and the general industry 29 CFR 1910.120 explain the health and safety requirements that employers and employees must follow when operating or working in hazardous waste operations or when involved in emergency response operations resulting from the sudden or unexpected release of hazardous substances.[Continue reading…]