TRAINING COURSES IN HAZARDOUS WASTE

Certified Hazardous Materials Manager Review
The CHMM Review course prepares attendees to sit for the Certifies Hazardous Materials Manager examination. CHMM status is one of the most sought after certifications in the health and safety field, and is required for many higher level positions in environmental employment. The university is an approved site for delivery of the CHMM exam, but persons wishing to take the exam should register for the exam through IHMM and for the course through this training site.

Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER)
The 40-hour Hazardous Waste course is intended to enable persons attending to comply with the OSHA 29 CFR 1910.120 Hazardous Waste Worker training requirements. Material covered encompasses all elements specified in the OSHA standard. These include safety, health and other hazards associated with hazardous waste sites; use of personal protective equipment; appropriate work practices; engineering and administrative controls; applicable regulatory requirements; medical surveillance and more. Additional eight hours of training is required for the supervisors. Since this training is site-specific, please contact the department to receive more information. Individuals desiring to take the 24-hour Hazardous Waste Course can take the first three days of the 40-hour Hazardous Waste Course. The separate, eight-hour manager segment of the 1910.120 training requirements also is available to attendees of the 40-hour course. The additional eight hours is provided before and after each day's normal training schedule. Contact this office for cost and more information.

Hazardous Waste Updates
The OSHA Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response Standard, 29 CFR 1910.120, requires covered employees to receive eight hours of annual refresher training in several specified areas. This course is intended to enable employers to comply with this requirement for their employees. Such employees will work at Superfund or RCRA clean/corrective action sites, state designated hazardous waste sites, and in emergency response involving hazardous substance releases. Materials covered will include safety and health hazards present at sites, work practices, use of PPE, engineering controls and equipment, and medical surveillance.