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OSHA 8-Hour Hazwoper Refresher


This course is intended to assist in satisfying the annual training requirement of the Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER) rule, found in Title 29 of the Code of Federal Regulations Part 1910.120. The standard was specifically developed to protect workers that may be exposed to hazardous waste at uncontrolled hazardous waste sites and at EPA licensed waste treatment, storage and disposal facilites; as well as workers responding to emergencies involving hazardous materials (such as spills).


  • Refresh your knowledge and understanding of the requirements for hazardous waste operations and emergency response (HAZWOPER), as required by 29 CFR 1910.120; and
  • To help satisfy the annual HAZWOPER training required for re-certification.


This course is an on-line self directed course broken down into the following modules:

  • Module 1 Introduction
  • Module 2 Planning & Organization
  • Module 3 Physical & Chemical Properties & Exposure
  • Module 4 Hazard Evaluation
  • Module 5 Personal Protective Equipment
  • Module 6 Monitoring
  • Module 7 Drum and Container Handling
  • Module 8 Decontamination
  • Module 9 Emergency Response

Following each module, the student will take an on-line test before they proceed to the next module. The course is complete once all the tests have been taken.

Students are able and encouraged to go back and re-take the test to improve their score. All scores will be recorded.

course quick facts
course code DED2100
cost $149.00
estimated time to
complete course
8 Hours
course materials
90 Days

Linda R. Taylor, PE is the Coordinator of Environmental Training and Technical Assistance programs at North Carolina State University's IES. Ms. Taylor has over 10 years of civil and environmental engineering experience, and has taught numerous online courses on OSHA, environmental, health, and hazardous safety topics.