HAZWOPER regulations & environmental compliance analysis

HAZWOPER: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 (OSH Act), 29 USC 655, and Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER) regulations at 29 CFR 1910.120 (general industry) and 29 CFR 1926.65 (construction)

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Who is covered?: 29 CFR 1910.120(a), and 29 CFR 1926.65(a), 29 CFR 1910.2, and 40 CFR 311.1

Essential HAZWOPER components: 29 CFR 1910.120(b) and 29 CFR 1926.65(b)

Written safety and health program: 29 CFR 1910.120(b), 29 CFR 1910.120 Appendix C, 29 CFR 1926.65(b), and 29 CFR 1926.65 Appendix C

Site characterization and analysis: 29 CFR 1910.120(c) and 29 CFR 1926.65(c)

Site control: 29 CFR 1910.120(d) and 29 CFR 1926.65(d)

Medical surveillance: 29 CFR 1910.120(f) and 29 CFR 1926.65(f)

Engineering controls and personal protective equipment (PPE): 29 CFR 1910.120(g) and 29 CFR 1926.65(g)

Levels of PPE protection: 29 CFR 1910.120 Appendix B, and 29 CFR 1926.65 Appendix B

Monitoring: 29 CFR 1910.120(h) and 29 CFR 1926.65(h)

Information programs: 29 CFR 1910.120(i) and 29 CFR 1926.65(i)

Drums and containers: 29 CFR 1910.120(j) and 29 CFR 1926.65(j)

Decontamination: 29 CFR 1910.120(k) and 29 CFR 1926.65(k)

Illumination: 29 CFR 1910.120(m) and 29 CFR 1926.65(m)

Temporary sites sanitation: 29 CFR 1910.120(n) and 29 CFR 1926.65(n)

New technologies: 29 CFR 1910.120(o) and 29 CFR 1926.65(o)

Safety and health programs for treatment, storage, and disposal facilities (TSDFs): 29 CFR 1910.120(p) and 29 CFR 1926.65(p)

Government-owned hazardous waste sites: 40 CFR 311.1 and 40 CFR 311.2

Cleanup and corrective action: 29 CFR 1910.120(l) and 29 CFR 1926.65(l)

ERP for TSDFs: 29 CFR 1910.120(p) and 29 CFR 1926.65(p)

Emergency response to releases: 29 CFR 1910.120(q) and 29 CFR 1926.65(q)

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