School of Medicine

Division of Occupational & Environmental Health

NIEHS Hazwoper Training



The P2R Academy for Hazardous Waste Worker Training (P2R) is a partnership between the University of Texas School of Public Health's Southwest Center for Occupational and Environmental Health and the University of Utah's Rocky Mountain Center for Occupational and Environmental Health, currently known as the Prevention, Preparedness, and Response (P2R) Academy. The P2R Academy offers hazardous materials worker training and a HazMat Leadership Academy designed for current or aspiring managers and leaders.

Hazwoper Courses (Online and In-person)

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ONLINE 8 hour Hazwoper Refresher ($39)

Available in both English and Spanish. Online 8 Hour Hazwoper Refresher Feedback

ONLINE 24 hour Hazwoper Certificate ($150)

Our 24 hour hazwoper course will teach you how to protect yourself and stay safe, even if you have limited exposure to hazardous substances, under permissible exposure limits (PELs). The course gives you a though understanding of OSHA standard 29 CFR 1910.120(e)(3).

If you work with hazardous materials that are above permissible exposure limits, you are required to take the 40 hour course. Please take the 32-hour hazwoper course and contact racheltbrown@hsc.utah.edu to schedule for the hands-on portion. Online 24 Hour Hazwoper Feedback

ONLINE 32-Hour Hazwoper Certificate ($295)

Our 32-hour hazwoper course will teach you how to protect yourself and stay safe, even if you have limited exposure to hazardous substances, under permissible exposure limits (PELs). This course gives your a though understanding of OSHA standard 29 CFR 1910.120(e)(3).

If you work with hazardous materials that are above permissible exposure limits, your are required to take the 40 hour hazawoper course. Please contact racheltbrown@hsc.utah.edu to sign up for the remaining 8 hour hands on portion to complete the 40 hour certification. Online 32 Hour Hazwoper Feedback

40 hour Hazwoper (Hybrid) Certificate ($295)

The 40 Hour Hazwoper Hybrid is 32 hours online and 8 hours in-person for the hands on/skills portion. Please take the Online 32-hour Hazwoper prior to the hands on/skills portion of the course.

If you work with hazardous substances, above permissible exposure limits (PELs) this course is required by OSHA. The course will give you a though understanding of OSHA standard 29 CFR 1910.120(e)(3). Please contact racheltbrown@hsc.utah.edu to sign up for the 8 hour hands-on portion. Online 40 Hour Hybrid Feedback.

FREE Online Hazwoper Courses:

FREE Hazardous Materials Awareness Level Training

Participants will learn how to understand and recognize a hazardous materials and how to use available resources and notify proper authorities in the event of a hazardous materials emergency. Online Hazmat Awareness Feedback

FREE ONLINE Hazardous Materials Handling and Injury Prevention Certificate

This course consists of (4) modules: slips, trips, fall, ergonomics, safety for workers (general industry), and chemical hazards. Online Hazmat & Injury Prevention Feedback

 

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FREE Online COVID-19 Trainings

FEATURED Course by Equanimity Media 5 Emmy Award Producer

FREE Live Safe. Work Safe. COVID-19 Training (first 3,000 registrations)

This exclusive online training course provides US workers with expert guidance on health, safety, virus prevention, employee rights, and COVID-19 policy. Innovations in eLearning and machine learning software have allowed us to create a memorable, engaging training experience that adapts to learners of all backgrounds and experience. The course is 2 hours and you will be awarded 0.2 Continuing Education Credisrt upon completion. Live Safe. Work Safe. Feedback.

FREE ONLINE "Protecting Yourself from COVID 19 in the Workplace" Certificate (less than an hour)

Increase health and awareness for responders and workers with potential exposure to COVID-19. Employers and workers have responsibilities under the OSH Act. OSHA requires that employers provide a safe and healthy workplace free of recognized hazards and follow OSHA standards. Protect Yourself from COVID 19 in the Workplace Feedback

FREE ONLINE "Business Safety Success" and "Workplace Safety Modification" During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Students will lean science-based best practices for keeping employees safe and healthy during the COVID-19 pandemic. Prodcedures or health monitoring, cleaning, sanitation, distancing, PPE, workplace modifications, and disinfection will be presented. This course provides ideas for re-constituting and re-structuring business operations to overcome the challenges brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic. Review of individual protections provided under HIPAA, ADA, and FFCRA is included. Business Safety Success and Workplace Safety Modifications Feedback

Other FREE Online Courses

FREE ONLINE Community Emergency Response Training Certificate

This course educates people about disaster preparedness and trains them in basic disaster response skills, such as fire safety, light search and rescue, team organization, and disaster medical operations. Online CERT Feedback

FREE ONLINE Neighborhood Emergency Response Planning Certificate

This course trains individuals and communities how to work together in the coordination of responding to a disaster or emergency (based on the FEMA guide, "Are you Ready: A Citizen's Guide". Online NERP Feedback

Course Dates

40-hour HAZWOPER Hybrid

(32 Hours Online/8 Hours In-Person/Skills)

April 19, 2021 Registration Salt Lake City, UT ($295 paid Hazready online)
May 21, 2021 Registration Salt Lake City, UT ($295 paid Hazready online)
August 20, 2021 Registration Salt Lake City, UT ($295 paid Hazready online)
November 12, 2021 Registration Salt Lake City, UT ($295 paid Hazready online)

8-hour HAZWOPER Refresher

February 19, 2021 Registration Salt Lake City, UT (Virtual) ($90 UofU Registration)
April 9, 2021 Registration Salt Lake City, UT (Virtual) ($90 UofU Registration)
June 18, 2021 Registration Salt Lake City, UT (Virtual) ($90 UofU Registration)
August 13, 2021 Registration Salt Lake City, UT (Virtual) ($90 UofU Registration)
November 23, 2021 Registration Salt Lake City, UT (Virtual) ($90 UofU Registration)

Be Ready Expo's
September 16th 2021 (virtual)
 February 24-26th (in-person)
Registration (coming soon)

 

If you have any questions or would like to schedule a private or virtual course, please contact Rachel Brown, Program Manager at (801) 581-8042 or racheltbrown@hsc.utah.edu