OSHA has developed the Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response Standard (HAZWOPER) program to protect workers at hazardous sites. These extensive regulations ensure their safety and health when followed correctly.

Receive your certification with our 24-hour or 40-hour course, or renew your HAZWOPER certification with our 8-hour refresher.

24 Hour HAZWOPER / 029
40 Hour HAZWOPER – General Site Worker / 028
8 Hour HAZWOPER / 035


*Cancellation Policy: cancellations must be made up to three business days before the start of class to receive a refund.  Registrants that do not provide three business days notice of cancellation or rescheduling will be billed in full.


40 Hour HAZWOPER - General Site Worker / 028 -- (01/27/2020 to 1/30/2020) -- Palmer

Course Date

Mon Jan 27, 8:00 AM - Thu Jan 30, 4:30 PM (AKST)

Course Location

Palmer Main Campus, 1740 N. Terrilou Ct., Palmer, AK


This course is also known as the OSHA General Site Worker. It meets the requirements in OSHA 29 CFR 1910.120 for workers at hazardous waste sites. It is designed for general site workers who remove hazardous waste or who are exposed or potentially exposed to hazardous substances or health hazards. Topics include HAZWOPER regulations, safety and health plans, hazardous chemicals, safety hazards, air monitoring, medical surveillance, site control, decontamination, personal protective equipment, and respiratory equipment.

Individuals involved in the following occupations typically require this certification: Removal or handling of underground tanks and/or piping, contaminated soil and/or groundwater, subsurface investigations, construction work in which hazardous materials may potentially be present, encountered, prepared, packaged, labeled, marked, stored, shipped for disposal, and for any facility wherein hazardous wastes are treated, stored, or disposed. Personnel who are involved in the above disciplines are required to have initial and recurrent training.

At the conclusion of the course, students will:

  • Understand how hazardous materials are handled, identified, and human responses to exposure
  • Learn the importance of the Health and Safety Plan (HSP)
  • Incorporate knowledge of what to do in case of site emergencies
  • Use appropriate safety methods and work practice controls
  • Recognize signs and labels that are used to alert personnel of danger involving hazardous material
  • Receive certification for HAZWOPER training under 29 CFR 1910.120


  • Agencies, Laws and Regulations
  • Understanding the Hazard Communication Standard (29 CFR 1910.1200)
  • HAZWOPER Training
  • Principles of Safety
  • Toxicology
  • Planning and Organization
  • Preparation for Fieldwork
  • Chemical Hazard Identification Systems
  • Understanding Radiation Safety
  • Respiratory Protection
  • Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Air and Environmental Monitoring
  • Sampling and Packaging
  • Fire Protection
  • Handling Drums and Containers
  • Confined Space Hazards
  • Site Emergencies
  • Decontamination Procedures
  • Medical Surveillance

For more information go to the OSHA website: OSHA

This course is scheduled on an as-needed basis. Please contact our office to schedule a specific date or request on-site training.

Course Cost


24 Hour HAZWOPER / 029 -- (01/28/2020 to 01/30/2020) -- Palmer

Course Date

Tue Jan 28, 8:00 AM - Thu Jan 30, 5:00 PM (AKST)

Course Location

Palmer Main Campus, 1740 N. Terrilou Ct., Palmer, AK

This course fulfills your requirements for certification under 29 CFR, Part 1910.120 (e), or other applicable state regulations for certification to the 24-hour Occasional Site Worker level. OSHA has developed the HAZWOPER program to protect the workers working at hazardous sites and devised extensive regulations to ensure their safety and health. - 24 Hours

Course Cost