The Hazardous Waste Worker Refresher program recertifies CCLs to conduct remediation activities on hazardous waste projects. Required annually, the program meets all Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) training requirements under 29 CFR Part 1910.120– Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response. Participants receive instruction regarding new or revised regulations, remediation technologies, and advancements in remediation processes. Additional support materials for this program include: Hazardous Waste Worker Refresher Program Examination. In addition to English, this program is available in Spanish.

Topics Covered

  • Hazard Recognition on Hazardous Waste Sites
  • Hazard Communication
  • Hazardous Waste Health Effects
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Decontamination for Hazardous Waste Workers
  • Site Safety and Health Plan for Hazardous Waste Sites
  • Material Handling and Sampling at Hazardous Waste Sites
  • Workplace Monitoring
  • Confined Space Awareness
  • Soil and Groundwater Remediation Technology
  • Legal Rights of Workers