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HAZWOPER Training in Boston, MA

HAZWOPER Training and Certification in Boston, Massachusetts

Boston HAZWOPER Training: Affordable Online and In-Person 8-, 16-, 24-, and 40-Hour HAZWOPER Training Courses

OSHA’s Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER) Standard, 29 CFR Part 1910.120, highlights the responsibility of employers in providing proper training to all workers who are exposed to hazardous substances. These workers include the following:

  • Emergency responders
  • Treatment, storage, and disposal (TSD) employees
  • General laborers
  • Equipment operators
  • Management and supervisors
  • Hazardous Materials (HAZMAT) technicians, specialists, and supervisors

You need to complete an initial 40-hour or 24-hour HAZWOPER training depending on your job function and responsibilities before you start working at hazardous waste sites. You also need to take an annual 8-hour refresher course to stay compliant with OSHA’s regulations.

RPF Environmental can help ensure the safety of workers in Massachusetts by providing trainings that comply with OSHA and EPA standards. We have been offering various health and safety training programs for over two decades in the New England region including Boston.

Our training courses are accredited by the Consortium of New England States (CONES) and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). They are taught by certified environmental professionals who are experts in safety training.

Contact us now and get your HAZWOPER certification in Boston, Massachusetts at the lowest rates!

Boston, Massachusetts HAZWOPER Training Courses Taught By RPF Environmental's Authorized OSHA Trainers

We help businesses meet regulatory standards and promote workplace safety through our compliance training programs that meet worker training requirements in Boston, MA. We offer online and in-person HAZWOPER training courses as well as customized training programs to fit your specific needs.

8-Hour HAZWOPER Training (Annual Refresher Course)

Freshen up your skills through our HAZWOPER 8-hour training course in Boston. You can only take this after completing a 24-hour or 40-hour initial HAZWOPER training to keep your certification.

16-Hour HAZWOPER Training Course

Save time and money by taking an additional 16 hours of HAZWOPER training after completing your 24-hour training to upgrade to HAZWOPER 40-hour. This way, you won’t need to take the whole 40-hour training course.

24-Hour HAZWOPER Training Course

Take the HAZWOPER 24-hour training in Boston if you are occasionally exposed to hazardous substances or work near uncontrolled hazardous waste sites. This training is also for emergency responders and part-time workers who deal with hazardous materials.

40-Hour HAZWOPER Training Course

Get a HAZWOPER 40-hour certification in Boston if you deal with hazardous substances consistently and get exposed to them regularly. This training is more intensive compared to 24-hour HAZWOPER and is designed for general site workers and on-site managers and supervisors.

How to Get Your HAZWOPER Certification

Step 1. Call us.

Step 2. Schedule your online or in-person HAZWOPER training.

Step 3. Take your 8-, 12-, 16-, or 40-hour HAZWOPER training and exam.

Step 4. Receive your HAZWOPER certification.

We also offer other environmental health and safety training courses including hazard communication, confined space, PPE, and lockout/tagout training.

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What You Need to Know About OSHA HAZWOPER in Massachusetts

What Is the Difference Between 24-Hour and 40-Hour HAZWOPER Training?

The main difference between 24-hour and 40-hour HAZWOPER is that 40-hour offers more in-depth knowledge on how to deal with hazardous substances safely and a three-day supervised field experience. On the other hand, 24-hour HAZWOPER includes broad issues about hazardous materials identification and cleanup along with a one-day supervised field experience.

Also, 24-hour training is for workers who have limited exposure to hazardous substances while 40-hour is for those who are regularly exposed at or above permissible exposure limits (PELs).

Is the HAZWOPER Test Hard?

You don’t have to worry about failing a HAZWOPER final exam because you only need at least 70% to pass and many training providers allow you to retake the test as many times as you need. This is why choosing a certified training provider who is well-experienced in the industry is important. This makes sure that you get the knowledge and understanding you need to pass the test and get your HAZWOPER certification. 

Is OSHA and HAZWOPER the Same?

OSHA is a federal organization that is part of the U.S. Department of Labor. It ensures the health and safety of workers by enforcing standards as well as providing training, education, and compliance assistance. On the other hand, HAZWOPER is one of the OSHA standards that employers and employees need to comply with.

How Long Is OSHA HAZWOPER Good For?

All HAZWOPER certifications are only valid for 12 months. You need to take only one 24-hour or 40-hour initial training and then an annual 8-hour refresher for the succeeding years to maintain your certification. Failing to take the 8-hour annual refresher course might require you to retake your initial training.

Call Us Now & Book Your HAZWOPER 8-Hour, 16-Hour, 24-Hour, or 40-Hour Training in Boston, Massachusetts

RPF Environmental has years of experience and in-depth knowledge about health and safety in the workplace so we are confident that we can give you high-quality HAZWOPER trainings. We provide lower rates compared to our competitors but you still get the same quality training programs that meet industry standards. Call us now so we can schedule your HAZWOPER training!

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