This three-day course prepares students to recognize safety concerns and take defensive measures relating to hazardous waste on the job site. Students will be presented with hands-on training to respond quickly and to safely mitigate the dangers of hazardous materials accidents. This course is required for any person that may be exposed to, or come into contact with hazardous waste and substances. The scope of this course includes, but is not limited to, corrective actions, clean-up, treatment, storage, and disposal. Certification will be issued upon successful completion of the course. The certification will expire after one year. The 8 Hour HAZWOPER Refresher course must be taken annually, beginning one year after initial certification is received.