Hazmat/Hazwoper Training Services

TCB Northwest has monthly OSHA training services scheduled in the Portland, Oregon, and Tacoma, Washington, areas. We also offer OSHA/Hazwoper/Hazmat training throughout the United States at your location. Call us so we can schedule hazmat training classes in your area so you can get OSHA certifications.

Please see course details and links to the training schedule below.

40-hour Hazwoper (Mon-Thurs)

This course is geared towards all employees working on a site such as equipment operators, general laborers, and supervisory personnel who are engaged in hazardous substance removal or other activities, which expose or potentially expose workers to hazardous substances and health hazards. Each employee shall receive a minimum of 40 hours of instruction off site. The client has the responsibility to provide a minimum of three days field experience under the direct supervision of a trained, experienced supervisor to validate the certification.

Overview of 29 CFR 1910.120, Legislation, Rights and responsibilities, medical surveillance, Hazard identification systems, Common hazards, Toxicology, Monitoring, Personal protective equipment, Decontamination, Emergency procedures, Basic first aid, Incident response, Safety and Health plans, Incident command system, and hands on exercises. This class will also cover training based on the duties and functions to be performed by each employee.

24-hour Hazwoper (Mon-Wed)

This 24-hour Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER) training is designed to meet the initial training requirements detailed in 29 CFR 1910.120(e)(3) for workers, supervisors and management who are on site only occasionally for a specific limited task such as, but not limited to tasks such as ground water monitoring, land surveying or geophysical surveying, and who are unlikely to be exposed to hazards over permissible exposure limits or published exposure limits.

8-hour Hazwoper Refresher (Fri)

This course is required for all employees who are trained at the HAZWOPER Level on an annual basis. The materials covered must be sufficient in assuring competency in required areas.

Review of any changes in the regulation, Legislation, Rights & Responsibilities, Hazard Identification, Hazards, PPE, Decon., Monitoring & Sampling, Emergency Procedures, Site Safety Plans, and Incident Response.

Confined Space Entry

This course is designed to meet the requirements of OSHA 1910.146 Permit Required Confined Space Entry for Construction and General Industry. The course will include review of the OSHA requirements for employees to enter and work in Permit Required and Non-Permit Required Confined Spaces. Confined Space Entry is an overview of the safety procedures for employees entering and working in confined spaces. It emphasizes the characteristics of a confined space, the permitting requirements, identifying hazards, the step-by-step procedures for entering and working in a confined space, the responsibilities of each team member, and rescue protocols. It will also introduce students to required PPE and some of the hazards that may be encountered during an entry into a confined space. Although self-and non-entry rescue will be discussed as part of the training, this course does not provide the training necessary to qualify an individual to enter a confined space in order to execute a rescue.

DOT Hazmat Transportation Regulation 49 CFR 100 - 177

This course presents an overview of the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Carrier Road Training. It will cover basic concepts and a general overview of the hazardous materials regulations as they pertain to road transportation, including the proper methods to properly identify, mark, label, placard, package different classes of hazardous materials, how to navigate in the regulation, and how to use the HMT 172.101 table in a sincere effort to meet the requirements for General Awareness Tri-Annual 8 HR Refresher Requirements.