Safety Training

8-Hour DOT Hazmat Transportation Safety and Security Awareness Course

This course provides workers with an increased understanding of the risks involved in transporting hazmat, the skills and knowledge necessary for the proper handling of hazmat, the relevant requirements that have to be met, and the need for performing their duties in a way that will ensure safety of themselves, their co-workers, and the community.  This training is required if you are a hazmat transportation worker.

8-Hour Hazmat Port Security Training

DOT requires this course for all workers involved in the transportation of hazardous materials. This course also complies with the requirements of OSHA for emergency responders at the awareness level, which means any driver, dock hand or warehouse worker who might be the first to notice a HAZMAT leak or spill. The course teaches workers to identify hazardous materials, to recognize HAZMAT incidents, to protect themselves and to provide information to more highly trained responders. Upon successful completion of this course, each worker receives a "DOT HAZMAT Awareness Card." (paper card unless student takes another IBT class that gets a plastic card). An added element of Homeland Security is also included. 

40-Hour Basic Hazardous Waste Worker (Hazwoper)

OSHA requires this course for workers on hazardous waste sites. The course includes classroom learning and realistic hands-on activities. Workers practice remediation and decontamination activities while wearing the proper respirator and protective clothing. Upon successful completion of this course, each worker receives a "40-Hour Card" (plastic card) that certifies the worker to do hazardous waste work for 12 months, at which time OSHA requires the worker to take a Refresher Course.


Student Requirements:

Attendees of the 40 HR Hazwoper class must have one of the following in order to complete the class and receive certification:

Current DOT Physical card or

Dr.'s note stating attendee is physically fit enough to take a 40 HR Hazwoper class or

Medical clearance dated within 60 days of the class (such as a pre-employment physical)

8-Hour Hazardous Waste Refresher Course (Hazwoper Refresher)

This is the annual Refresher Course that OSHA requires for hazardous waste workers. The course reviews material from the 40-Hour Basic Course, discusses lessons learned from accidents, and presents new procedures and regulatory changes. Upon successful completion of this course, each worker receives an "8-Hour Refresher Card" (plastic card) that certifies the worker to continue hazardous waste work for another 12 months. IBT will allow two months grace period (14 months).


Student Requirements:

  1. HAZWOPER (minimum 40 hour)
  2. Current HAZWOPER Cert 

Hazardous Material Instructor Training (HMIT)

This class is designed to prepare new instructors to teach the Department of Transportation (DOT) Hazmat Transportation Safety and Security Awareness Course.

Current Safety Classes

No classes are scheduled. Please check our website often for updates

Our Location

Contact Us

Our Mailing Address:
PO Box 1404
Rancho Murieta, CA 95683

Our Physical Address:
14738 Cantova Way
Rancho Murieta, CA 95683

Phone: (916) 354-2122
Fax: (916) 354-2234