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EPA Hazwoper 40hr Hazardous Waste Training Schedule Outline

EPA Hazwoper 40hr Hazardous Waste Training Schedule Outline

The following is EHSO's general Hazwoper course outline. 
This can be tailored to meet your specific needs.

Course Outline

  • Introduction
  • Legislation & Regulations
  • Health & Toxicology
  • Hazard Recognition and Evaluation
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Medical Programs
  • Site Plans & Planning
  • Work Practices
  • Work Practices & Procedures
  • Work Permits
  • Emergency Response
  • Optional units - As Appropriate to job
    • Excavation 
    • Safety
    • Trenching
    • Line Breaking


  • An examination is given after lunch and at the end of each day.
  • The course consists of four 10-hour days.
  • Classroom and meals can be arranged by EHSO or supplied by the client.
  • Instruction can be provided in English or Spanish.
  • This course presents a highly effective program that in the areas covered. It meets (and exceeds) the regulatory training requirements of 29 CFR 1910.120(e); 29 CFR 1910.120(p)(7), (p)(8)(iii); and 29 CFR 1910.120(q)(6), (q)(7), and (q)(8).

EHSO can help you meet other site-specific requirements; such as

This page was updated on 31-Jan-2020