Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response - HAZWOPER 40 Hour Course | Northcentral Technical College

Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response - HAZWOPER 40 Hour Course

Monday, July 24 - Friday, July 28, 2017 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. NTC Public Safety Center of Excellence
This course is designed for general site workers involved in hazardous substance removal or other work activities which expose, or may expose, workers to hazardous substances, materials or other health hazards.  This course will deliver 40 hours of instruction required by 29 CFR 1910.120(e)(3), OSHA’s Hazardous Waste and Emergency Response training standard. 

Topics that will be covered:
•    Rights and responsibilities of employees under OSHA and other related laws concerning right-to-know, safety and health, compensations and liability
•    Medical monitoring requirements
•     HAZWOPER summary & regulations
•    Definitions & classifications of hazardous materials
•    Hazard recognition
•    Selection, use, care and limitations of personal protective equipment (PPE)
•    Types of respiratory protection, respirator selection and use
•    Use and selection of various field instruments and meters
•    Safe sampling techniques
•    Spill/leak response
•    Hazard communications, SDS definition and exercise
•    Chemistry & toxicology of hazardous materials
•    Decontamination procedures and practices
•    Spill response & decontamination procedures
•    Site safety plans
•    Confined space overview
•    Other topics as needed
 
A one-day exercise in various levels of PPE, simulated hazards, spill response and scenarios will be conducted on the last day.

Pricing

$500

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Location Information

NTC Public Safety Center of Excellence 1603 Champagne Street, Merrill, WI 54452