Also known as: Abatement Worker, Asbestos Abatement Worker, Asbestos Hazard Abatement Worker, Asbestos Remover, Asbestos Worker, Decontamination / Decommissioning Operator (D & D Operator), Hazmat Technician (Hazardous Materials Technician), Waste Handling Technician
Description: Hazmat Technicians are responsible for cleaning up and neutralizing hazardous materials that can be corrosive, flammable, toxic or reactive. This may involve the disposal of radioactive and nuclear waste, poisons, lead, asbestos and other dangerous materials. Hazmat Technicians have a high school degree and are trained on the job. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration requires Hazmat Technicians to have at least 40 hours of training.
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