HAZWOPER/Hazardous Waste Management

CIS offers a variety of programs to help you meet the regulatory requirements of OSHA’s HAZWOPER Standards and US Dept. of Transportation 49 CFR requirements for hazardous waste shipping.

40-Hour HAZWOPER, Hazardous Waste Site Worker

During a full week of lectures, exercises, and hands-on demonstrations, learn about hazard recognition, personal protective equipment, and monitoring, as well as rights and responsibilities under the Occupational Safety and Health Administration. 

Above all, learn how to work safely around hazardous materials and wastes. This course meets the training requirements of the Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response Standard (HAZWOPER) regulation, 29 CFR 1910.120(e)(3)(i). All students participate in “full dress-out" exercises using personal protective equipment. Students must complete the medical evaluation (Click Here) and bring it to the class.

Government employees may be eligible for a discounted course rate.

8-Hour DOT Refresher

After completing initial Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response Standard training, under 49 CFR 172.700, refresher training is required every three years. In this course, you will review material classifications, hazard communication and requirements for loading and unloading, as well as any changes to DOT regulations.

 

8-Hour Site Worker Refresher (HAZWOPER)

Under the HAZWOPER regulation 29 CFR 1910.120, workers who have completed the 40 Hour Site Worker course must receive eight hours of refresher training every year. This course fulfills that requirement. Participants will review hazard analysis and recognition and be updated on new regulations. Note: Registrants must provide proof that they have successfully completed the 40 hour or 24 hour site worker course.

 

16 Hour DOT Initial

This course covers and tests all the subjects needed to fulfill the U.S. Department of Transportation requirement 49 CFR 172.704(d)(5). Under DOT regulations, employees who impact the shipping and receiving of hazardous materials must be trained and tested, then certified by their employer. This includes workers who prepare or sign hazardous materials/waste manifests, workers who prepare hazardous materials for shipment off-site and hazardous waste generators.

 

8 Hour Site Worker or Emergency Response Refresher

Under the HAZWOPER regulation 29 CFR 1910.120, workers who have completed the 40 Hour Site Worker course must receive eight hours of refresher training every year. This course fulfills that requirement. Participants will review hazard analysis and recognition and be updated on new regulations. Note: Registrants must provide proof that they have successfully completed the 40 hour or 24 hour site worker course.

 

Hazardous & Special Waste

Facilities generating special or hazardous wastes benefit from this workshop that will provide the information needed to comply with generator requirements. The Resource Conservation and Recovery Act, Tennessee Solid Waste Management regulations, and waste reduction planning requirements are covered in this one-day session.

Hazardous Materials Operations

40 Hour HAZWOPER Emergency Response

24 Hour HAZWOPER Emergency Response

If you are required to physically approach and plug, patch, or otherwise stop the flow of a hazardous substance, according to 29 CFR 1910.120 (q)(6)(iii), you must be trained to the level of technician. In this hands-on course, you learn to manage a hypothetical emergency, implement a response plan, identify and classify spilled materials, use personal protective equipment and decontaminate the site.

 

8 Hour Hospital Based Decontamination (First Receiver)

This class fulfills the OSHA recommendations for training of First Receivers, as defined in OSHA Best Practices for Hospital-Based First Receivers of Victims from Mass Casualty Incidents Involving Release of Hazardous Substances (January 2005). The class is divided into four modules: HAZCOM awareness, decontamination practices, and practical exercises in decontamination procedures and use of PPE.

 

16 Hour Industrial Incident Command

This course covers the basics of an incident command system, including how to design a system, standard operating procedures, hazard and risk evaluation, site management and control, media relations, and how a system will work with local, state and federal incident management plans.

 

8 Hour Crisis Communications

Onsite assessment and consultation

Hazard Communication/Right to Know (HAZCOM)

Hazardous Energy Control (LOTO)