HAZWOPER General Site Worker 8-Hour Refresher

SafetySkills is happy to announce we launched our HAZWOPER General Site Worker 8-Hour Refresher. This series is broken down into 8 modules that can be taken all at once or spread out of multiple sessions.

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elearning vs conventional

What’s Best: eLearning or Conventional Training Approaches?

A big question that we are most often asked to answer: Is online safety training as effective as instructor-led safety training? After wrestling with this question for the past 10 years or more, we believe that neither instructor-led training or asynchronous elearning is inherently better than the other.

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hazwoper training

What is HAZWOPER Training

The Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response Standard, or HAZWOPER, was enacted by OSHA in 1990. It is designed to protect workers involved in the initial stages of a chemical release emergency, the subsequent clean-up of a site once the emergency has been stabilized, and the clean-up of chemical contamination from the country’s past industrial legacy.

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Making an Impact with the Army Corps of Engineers

Over time, a wide variety of unexploded ordnance (UXO) from multiple countries and eras have collected on Fort Sill’s impact ranges.

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Anthrax biohazard sign on a fence

Training on a Deadline: Anthrax and USAMRIID

In 2001 a terrorist sent anthrax through the mail, killing 5 people and contaminating dozens of buildings, including the Brentwood Post Office in Washington, D.C.

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F-16 fighter jet in flight

Reaching New Heights with F-16s and Hydrazine

Both the F-16 and the space shuttle use hydrazine fuel, a rare and extremely corrosive, poisonous and flammable liquid that presents a unique set of hazards to emergency responders.

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