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Course Breakdown: Cal/OSHA 8-Hour HAZWOPER Refresher

Health & Safety Training, Industrial Hygiene

NES is a nationally recognized leader in providing quality training in a variety of industries, including environmental health and safety training and consulting, clan lab training, industrial hygiene services, construction safety training, and stormwater compliance. Our training programs provide professionals with the necessary tools to comprehend a wide range of regulatory guidelines safely and effectively. Our Cal/OSHA 8-Hour HAZWOPER Refresher course is no different!


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Course Overview

The Cal/OSHA 8-Hour HAZWOPER Refresher course is specifically designed for employees working in California to stay in compliance with both 29 CFR 1910.120 and 8 CCR 5192. This course also satisfies the 8 CCR 5192(e) and (p) refresher requirements for emergency response personnel. This refresher course covers regulatory changes, use of the Emergency Response Guidebook, personal protective equipment, chemical hazard classification, field safety, emergency response operations, respiratory protection, and hazard assessment techniques.


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Who Should Attend

Our Cal/OSHA Refresher is specifically designed to cover the regulations in California. Attendees should also have previously taken the 40-Hour HAZWOPER or 24-Hour HAZWOPER training. It is also for emergency responders who have received First Responder Operations, Incident Commander, or Hazardous Materials Technician training and are looking to maintain proficiency and stay current with regulatory changes.


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Key Course Topics

The Cal/OSHA 8-Hour HAZWOPER Refresher covers the following topics:

  • Laws and regulations
  • Chemical and reactive hazards
  • Physical and biological hazards
  • Personal protective equipment (PPE)
  • Respiratory PPE
  • Hazard assessment
  • Site control
  • Decontamination
  • Medical emergencies


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Did You Take Initial 40-Hour HAZWOPER Training with Us?

For students who have taken the 40-Hour HAZWOPER with us in the past, NES offers our Cal/OSHA 8-Hour HAZWOPER Refresher course for 50% off (not to be combined with any applicable group discounts)! If you believe you qualify for a discount, please contact NES so that we can verify your records!

NES provides the most comprehensive and up-to-date information for all training programs. These cost-effective programs are designed to provide you with the necessary information to do your job both safely and professionally.