Center for Continuing Studies - Innovative Leadership for Lifelong Learning

Center for Continuing Studies - Innovative Leadership for Lifelong Learning - St. Cloud State University

haZWOPER - 8,24 & 40 HOUR

Who Should Attend:    Workers involved in emergency responses and cleanup
efforts for hazardous spills/release of chemicals. Training
levels and content required is dependent on duties.

  • Environmental engineers/consultants
  • Industrial Hygienists
  • Waste Site Workers
  • Oil Field Workers
  • Engineers
  • Utility and Energy workers
  • Health & Safety Professionals such as: firefighters, paramedics, police officers, etc.

Meets OSHA 29 CFR 1910.120(e) regulatory certification requirements for 40 hour HAZWOPER general site workers at HAZWOPER sites.

40 Hour training  1910.120 (q)(6)(iii) or 1910.120 (q)(6)(iv)

24 Hour training 1910.120(q)(6)(ii)

8 Hour training   1910.120(q)(6)(i)

Employee Training for Worksite Response and Cleanup Activities - How to determine level of training needed

24 hour v. 40 hour training  How to choose between the 24 hour or 40 hour training using statute

What does the class include?

  • Lecture
  • Discussion
  • Demonstration
  • Table top exercises
  • Hands-On Field Exercises
  • Fun and refreshments!

What to bring: Notebook, pen, pencil, and calculator. An extra set of clothes appropriate for the weather during field exercises may also be needed.


Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response - PDF

The Application of HAZWOPER to Worksite Response
and Cleanup Activities

Minnesota OSHA Guidelines for releases of Hazardous Substances

US Department of Labor - Application of Worksite Response  and Clean-Up Activities

Gulf Oil Spill workers required to have HAZWOPER Training


Program Details:

Program Flyer (PDF)


March 2016 - If you are interested in bringing this course to your company, or if you'd like to be added to the waiting list, please contact or 320-308-4252.

Where: St. Cloud State University - Welcome Center

              Coborn Plaza - 355 5th Ave. S., St. Cloud, MN  56301

               NOTE:  Free, convenient, secure indoor parking!


If online registration isn't an option for you please call SCSU at 320-308-4723 or 320-308-4962; you'll be asked to fill out the registration form below and pay by check or credit card.


If you'd like to spread your payments over 3 months you can consider using our payment plan. If you are registering using the Payment Plan complete the process below then complete and submit the Registration Form above.


If you are interested in bringing this course to your company please contact or 320-308-4252.


You may also be interested in our Comprehensive Hazardous Waste Management Training (RCRA)  and DOT Hazardous Materials Training (including shipping) workshops being offered in April 2015.


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