OSHA 40-Hour HAZWOPER
Certification & Online Training

Required by Federal Law under OSHA 29 CFR 1910.120 & 1926.65

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The 40-Hour HAZWOPER training course is designed for employees 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. In addition, individuals who are exposed at or above permissible exposure limits (PELs), work on sites requiring respirators for more than 30 days out of the year and those who supervise any of these individuals are also. required to take this course.

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Very well done course! Good graphics and video with in-depth and well organized content. Wonder why I have been going and sitting in a classroom for 8 hours all these years for the Hazwoper refresher. Thanks for the great experience!

Charles R.

Field Tech

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Toyota’s number one priority is safety. Managing a manufacturing campus of 10,000 employees, OSHA compliance is something we take very seriously. Mobile equipment safety is paramount, therefore we mandate forklift operators be competent and certified.

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Safety Manager - Toyota

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After you register, login at your convenience and watch the training videos on any device at your own pace. After passing the certification exam, you will be able to download certification document.

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Complete the 40-hour online curriculum and test.

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FAQ's

The 40-hour training is primarily intended for individuals who are new to uncontrolled hazardous waste or emergency response operations. Roles that would require this training may include but are not limited to:

  • Equipment operators
  • Site Workers
  • On-site management
  • General Laborers

The training consists of narrated interactive videos. Also included, is practice quizzes throughout to help students reinforce what they learned in each topic. The final exam is multiple choice and can be taken unlimited amount of times. Students must score a score of 70% or higher in order to receive certification document.

The requirements to complete certification include:

  • Before entering the job site, individuals must complete the formal online training class that meets OSHA 1910.178 standards
  • They must pass the certification exam with a score of 70% or better.
  • They must present the written records of certification to a future or current employer for  approval
  • The General Site Worker must also receive at least three days of actual field experience under a supervisor. This is the responsibility of the student’s employer or potential employer. 


This course satisfies all of the  requirements mandated through the Occupational Safety Health Administration, and provides the written documentation needed to provide to an employer.

Yes, you take take the training at your own pace. You can also take as long as you need to pass the HAZWOPER certification final exam, and once you register can take it on whichever day is most convenient. Furthermore, you can also take as many tries as necessary for you to pass the exam.

The 24-hour course is specifically meant for workers who are unlikely to be exposed over the Permissible Exposure Limits (PEL). These workers are typically drivers, surveyors, and managers.

It 40-hour certification is valid for 1-year. At this time, it is required you renew by taking the 8-hour HAZWOPER refresher training.

For more information, contact your local or Regional OSHA office (listed in the telephone directory under United States Government – Department of Labor – Occupational Safety and Health Administration).

OSHA also has a Home Page on the Internet.