Washington State Emergency Management Division

HAZWOPER (Hazardous Waste Operations & Emergency Response) - 24 Hour

Monday, October 21, 2019 to Wednesday, October 23, 2019

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM, Daily


Lodging/Per Diem: To qualify for no cost lodging and per diem, you must live 50 miles or more from the Lucy Covington Government Center located at 21 Colville Street, Nespelem WA. *Private industry partners may attend at no cost, but lodging and per diem are their responsibility*

Course Description

This course is designed to meet the training requirements in OSHA 29 CFR 1910.120(e) and WAC 296-843-20010 for hazardous waste operations.


Topics to be covered by this course include, but are not limited to:

  • Toxicology Review
  • Hazard Recognition - Chemical and Biological
  • Basic Oil Spill Response
  • Northwest Area Contingency Plan
  • Incident Command System
  • Natural Resource Damage Assessment
  • Cultural Resources
  • Wildlife Response
  • Physical Hazards
  • PPE
  • Monitoring Equpiment
  • Driver Safety


and much more!

Registration open through 10/9/2019 9:00 AM Pacific Time (US & Canada)


Lucy Covington Government Center - Colville Tribe

21 Colville Street
Nespelem, WA 99155

Course Contacts

Local Points of Contact:

Jim Nanamkin, Colville Tribes

Phone: 509.634.2527



Randy August, Colville Tribes

Phone: 509.634.2134





State Point of Contact:

Kim Mask, Washington EMD