Professional Development Seminar to maintain your HAZWOPER certification. This course is designed to re-certify employees who have previously completed HAZWOPER training. The primary emphasis of the course is on the applicability of the HAZWOPER standard and regulatory interpretations. Current events and OSHA citations will be discussed along with a review of proper PPE selection and use. Both hazardous waste site activities and emergency response issues are addressed. Additionally, case studies and local events are reviewed with respect to the U.S. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board. Some topics of coverage include: Review of proper respiratory protection devices and common aspects of a respiratory protection program. Review of technical decontamination of personnel and equipment. Recognizing hazards and the common engineering controls used to minimize liability. Review of spill containment and common emergency response procedures.