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ENV 2500 — OSHA 40-hr Training 2 Credit hours  2 Contact hours

Provides students with both general education and technical skills necessary to understand the regulatory requirements and procedures outlined in the OSHA's Hazardous Waste Operator & Emergency Response (HAZWOPER) standard (29 CFR 1910.120). The course is structured to be 50% distance learning, 50% hands-on training/classroom instruction. The online assignments are structured to be completed prior to the required 2, eight (8) hour & 1, four (4) hour hands-on sessions. Various topics covered in the course include general structure of the OSHA HAZWOPER standard, proper procedures used in responding to hazardous material incidents, hazardous materials chemistry, toxicology, air monitoring instrumentation, proper use and selection of personal protective equipment (PPE) & hazmat decontamination.