HAZMAT

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OSHA based Supervisory, 8-hour, 24-hour and 40-hour courses are available for attendees required to work at hazardous waste sites or as emergency responders to a chemical release.

First Responder Awareness
OSHA requires personnel to receive Hazardous Material Awareness Training under 29 CFR 1910.120, Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER). Attendees who take this course are trained at the Awareness Level can a) identify the potential chemical and physical hazards of the chemical substance, and b) isolate or evacuate the area of concern and impact as necessary. This training programs is 8 hours.

First Responder Team
Attendees would be part of the same organization and facility and work as a unified HAZMAT Team. This course is designed for individuals at a manufacturing or warehouse site who must respond to a release of hazardous materials and perform defensive operations. The course is designed to meet the recommendations of NFPA 472 and OSHA 1910.120 (q)(6)(ii). The course provides first responders incident confinement techniques such as incident profiling, hazardous materials behavior modeling, incident planning and the Incident Command System. In addition to incident stabilization techniques, first responders learn defensive tactical control skills including diking, diversion and chemical containment, and personnel and equipment decontamination.

RCRA (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act)
The United States EPA requires annual training for all employees who generate, manage, or dispose of RCRA hazardous waste. We provide job-specific facility RCRA training to ensure employees know how to perform their hazardous waste management duties according to the RCRA rules.