Upcoming Training

Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER)

The HAZWOPER program offers hazardous waste and hazmat training for day laborers and hazardous site workers in the public and private sector. Instruction and materials are provided in both English and Spanish.

Courses include training and certification for hazardous waste site workers in the private and public sector; Emergency response training for hazardous materials first response personnel and industry response teams; an Annual 8-hour refresher training for all previously enrolled students and trainers; health and safety training related to chemical hazards, bloodborne pathogens, and heat illness; fact sheets illustrating injury and illness prevention; and summaries of state and federal worker rights and protections.

Scheduled classes may be canceled due to social distancing restrictions in light of the coronavirus. For questions and more information, please contact us at hazwoper@irle.ucla.edu

Upcoming 40-Hour Certification Training Dates:

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Upcoming 8-Hour Refresher Training Dates:

Wed, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm, January 27, 2021, Virtual training
Tue, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm, February 23, 2021, Virtual training

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School Action for Safety and Health (SASH) Program

The free one day course, presented by the California Commission on Health and Safety, Worker’s Compensation, and UCLA LOSH, trains key school employees to become health and leaders for their district. Participants will learn health and safety concepts, how to develop an effective Injury and Illness Prevention Program, and how to take a leadership role in promoting health and safety for school employees.

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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.

Two virtual training options available in August

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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.

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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.