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Decontamination

Learning Objectives

  • Explain decontamination, which items need to be decontaminated, the factors that influence the extent of decontamination, and the elements of a decontamination plan
  • Recognize decontamination methods, testing, hazards, and procedures
  • Identify decontamination zones, station elements, PPE, equipment, and disposal methods

Available in English

20 Minutes

Mobile Ready

5-Min Reminder

This lesson covers how decontamination planning, methods, procedures, and facilities help ensure worksite contaminants are removed from you and your worksite equipment.

Course Outline
  • All About Decontamination
  • Methods and Procedures
  • Decontamination Logistics
Regulations
  • Occupational Safety and Health Association, HAZWOPER, Decontamination
  • 1910.120 - Hazardous waste operations and emergency response