Dangerous chemicals pose a major risk to the public and need to be removed by highly trained professionals. These professionals are trained in a very specific manner, one that has been approved by OSHA. HAZWOPER training is the process used for individuals to become certified and qualified to help remove these dangerous chemicals when needed. In this video, you will learn everything you need to know about HAZWOPER.
HAZWOPER stands for hazardous waste operations and emergency response. It is the process by which professionals remove chemicals. The video will begin by giving a brief history of this training, including its inceptions and evolution into what it is today. This training applies to uncontrolled hazardous waste sites and is a requirement for both professionals and volunteers. It only teaches individuals how to clean up chemicals, but also how to determine which chemicals are present in an area and which methods are best used on them.