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Hazardous Materials Removal Workers

On the Job


Hazardous Materials Removal Workers identify, remove, and dispose of hazardous materials, including asbestos, lead-based paint, oil, fuel, radioactive materials, or contaminated soil. They need to have specialized training and certification in hazardous materials handling.

Physical Demands   

This career requires time standing, walking, or running.


Typical Work Tasks

People who work in this career often:

Typical Working Conditions


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