Certified HAZWOPER Specialist (CHS- 40 Hours)

Professional Credential: Certified HAZWOPER Specialist – (CHS - 40 hours)

(Note: Refresher certification is required every three years to maintain professional credential.)

Our Certified HAZWOPER Specialist Course Covers:

 OSHA Hazwoper Standards

 Chemistry and toxicology review

 Identifying the hazards of HAZMATS


 Emergency incident command procedures

 Practical exercises for the student

Learning Outcome:

This course is specifically designed to prepare workers who are involved in clean-up operations, voluntary clean-up operations, emergency response operations, and storage, disposal, or treatment of hazardous substances or uncontrolled hazardous waste sites. Topics include protection against hazardous chemicals, elimination of hazardous chemicals, safety of workers and the environment and OSHA regulations. This course covers topics included in 29 CFR 1910.120 Trainees must have additional hands-on training in the donning, doffing, and use of the Personal Protective Equipment required for their jobsite(s) in accordance with 29 CFR 1910.120. Trainers will be require to develop and teach a portion of the course.

Workers must have 40 hours of initial training and at least three days of supervised field experience before they are allowed to enter the site.

This course meets the standard requirement of 40 hours of initial training. The required 8 hours of hands-on training can be completed by a qualified instructor. The three days field experience under a trained, experienced supervisor is the responsibility of the student’s employer or potential employer.


This course will be valuable for:

Fire Brigade Members

 First Responders

 Safety, Health and Environmental Professionals,

 Safety & Health Committee Members

 Government Inspectors

 General Industry and Construction Personnel

 Safety & Health Professionals

 Training Managers

 Industrial Hygienists

 Environmental Professionals


Students completing the course must take a proctored final exam. A score of 80% on the final exam is necessary to receive your personalized certificate of completion. The student gets three (3) attempts to pass the course.


HAZWOPER: 40-Hour Training Package

​​Product Line: HAZWOPER
As part of its HAZWOPER regulations, OSHA created comprehensive training standards to make sure that employees can recognize, handle and dispose of HAZMATs and hazardous waste safely.

MARCOM's "HAZWOPER: 40-Hour Training Package" provides employees with the information they need to understand the major areas covered by the regulation. The package of twenty programs provides the comprehensive information needed by employees who are exposed to hazardous substances as a routine part of their jobs, the people who supervise and manage them, and the HAZMAT Incident Commander, and includes:

"Understanding HAZWOPER"
"Understanding Chemical Hazards"
"The Emergency Response Plan"
"The Site Safety and Health Plan"
"HAZMAT Labeling"
"Confined Space Entry"
"Personal Protective Equipment"
"Medical Surveillance Programs"
"Monitoring Procedures and  Equipment"
"Accidental Release Measures and Spill Cleanup Procedures"
"Safety Data Sheets in HAZWOPER Environments"
"Handling Hazardous Materials"
"Work Practices and Engineering Controls"
"Respiratory Protection"
"Fire Prevention"
"Dealing with the Media in Emergency Situations"
"Safety Orientation"
"Electrical Safety in HAZMAT Environments"
"Heat Stress"
"Decontamination Procedures"

"HAZWOPER" VOD training and DVD programs are available in English and Spanish. Interactive Online Training and CD courses are available in English only.

Hazwoper CD Course