Upcoming Training

Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER)

The HAZWOPER training program at UCLA LOSH aims to protect all workers and communities from exposures to hazardous materials and hazardous waste. Our 40-hour certification, 24-hour certification, and 8-hour Refresher training courses are designed to equip participants with the knowledge and skills necessary to prevent, control, and respond to health and safety hazards in the workplace and the community. These training courses are appropriate for, but not limited to, workers involved in clean-up operations, regulatory site inspections, environmental health services, and other workers potentially exposed to hazardous substances.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, training courses will be offered virtually via Zoom. For questions and more information, please contact us at Hazwoper@irle.ucla.edu.

Upcoming 40-Hour Certification Training Dates:

Check back in 2022 for updates!

Upcoming 24-Hour Certification Training Dates:

Check back in 2022 for updates!

*Individuals who obtain their 24-hour certification may subsequently enroll in a 16-hour hands-on skills training to obtain their 40-hour Certification.
*Location and dates for the 16-hour hands-on skills training will be announced in 2022.

Upcoming 8-Hour Refresher Training Dates:

  • March 8, 2022 (From 8AM – 5PM PST)
    (course will be held virtually via Zoom)

You are considered enrolled when full payment or purchase order is received. Substitutions for pre-registered persons will be accepted. Please copy or print the form for additional registrants. Payment is expected prior to the date of the course unless other arrangements have been made with the course coordinator.

Confirmation and payment information will be mailed upon receipt of the registration form(s). Classes are subject to cancellation or change depending on enrollment.

The registration fee (less 25% cancellation charge) is refundable if a written cancellation notice is received at least two weeks prior to the first day of the course. If you are unable to attend, a substitution can be made at any time at no extra charge. The University reserves the right to cancel programs if necessary. In this unlikely event, the University’s liability is limited to the full refund of your registration fee.

Enrollment is on a “first come, first served” basis. If your registration is received after a class is closed, we will contact you about the status of the class. Also, we can register your trainee(s) in the next available class or refer you to one of our Consortium members who will be offering the class of your choice.

School Action for Safety and Health (SASH) Program

The free virtual course, presented by the California Commission on Health and Safety, Worker’s Compensation, and UCLA LOSH, trains key school employees to become health and safety leaders for their district. Participants will learn how to develop and implement an effective health and safety program and meet the requirements of the COVID-19 Protection Plan (CPP) standard, Cal/OSHA’s Injury, and Illness Prevention Program (IIPP) standard, and how to take a leadership role in promoting health and safety for school employees.

Upcoming Trainings

LOSH: UCLA Labor Occupational Safety & Health

Thursday, April 28, 2022 – 9:00AM -11:30AM PST

Tuesday, May 10, 2022 – 9:00AM -11:30AM PST

Contact Valerie Serrano at vserrano@irle.ucla.edu if you have any questions.

Taking Action for Safety and Health (IIPP for Small Businesses)

This free on line 4-hour course will train you to develop and implement an effective health and safety program at your workplace that meets the requirements of Cal/OSHA’s Injury and Illness Prevention Program (IIPP) standard. Presented by trainers from UCLA Labor Occupational Safety and Health Program (UCLA LOSH) and State Compensation Insurance Fund.

Check back soon for upcoming training dates!

Worker Occupational Safety and Health (WOSH) Specialist Program

The 24-hour course is an interactive educational leadership program which prepares front-line workers to take an active role in improving health and safety conditions in their workplaces. The training program covers the basics of workplace health and safety through a participatory curriculum which aims at reducing job related injuries and illnesses among California workers.

Check back soon for upcoming training dates!

Worker Occupational Safety and Health Training and Education Program (WOSHTEP)

The WOSHTEP curriculum enhances leadership skills and promotes active participation in injury and illness prevention activities in the workplace. Our training courses are especially appropriate for workers with significant health and safety responsibilities, such as those serving on a health and safety committee; those designated by employers or unions as safety representatives; and those who will later train their co-workers about health and safety issues.

For more information about this program or to schedule a customized training please contact loshinfo@ucla.edu.

Interested in scheduling or hosting any of the above trainings? LOSH can plan sessions to fit your needs. Email us with inquiries: loshinfo@ucla.edu.