• access_time¬†08:00 hours / 0.80 CEUs

Required by OSHA 29 CFR 1910.120(q) for individuals who initially respond in a defensive fashion to releases of hazardous substances for the purpose of protecting life, property, or the environment.

Online Exams:

The student will take a comprehensive online exam at the end of the course. You must score 80% to receive a certificate. You have two opportunities to pass the exam.


A refresher course and exam will be required every three (3) years.

Non-discrimination Policy:

NASP is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free of all forms of discrimination.

Proprietary Interest Disclosure:

The instructor(s) has no financial interest in any course documents, products, tools, or instruments. View the full document here.

Our HAZWOPER Specialist Certificate covers:

Learning Objectives:

  • Implement hazard and risk assessment techniques
  • Understand various hazardous materials terms
  • Determine appropriate levels of personal protective equipment for HAZMAT events
  • Perform control, containment, and confinement operations
  • Implement basic decontamination and termination procedures
  • Differentiate between an emergency and non-emergency spill
  • Identify potential equipment, manpower, and other resources necessary to implement a spill response
  • Conduct proper response in the case of a spill, leak, or other type of pollutant discharge as well as reporting requirements to the various governmental entities