HAZWOPER AND EHS Training

PHASE Associates’ philosophy for training is simple – Engage, Educate and Entertain. We provide customized, hands-on, engaging, instruction-led training both in person and online. All training programs are tailored to meet your company’s compliance requirements.

We adhere to all federal, state and local regulations, and all industry standards that are necessary for all Environmental, Health & Safety (EHS) training. Safety training becomes an essential part of a company’s EHS program to maintain regulatory compliancy as well as to educate employees to be safe.

HAZWOPER/HAZMAT Training Programs

Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER)

The HAZWOPER course follows the OSHA CFR 1910.120 regulation for attendees who require to work at hazardous waste sites or as emergency responders to a chemical release. The course offers 48-hour, 24-hour, and 8-hour refresher.

First Responder Awareness

OSHA requires personnel to receive Hazardous Material Awareness Training under 29 CFR 1910.120, HAZWOPER.

Attendees trained at this 8-hour  First Awareness Level will:

  • Identify the potential chemical and physical hazards of the chemical substance.
  • Isolate or evacuate the area of concern and impact as necessary.

Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA)

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.

First Responder Team

Designed for workers in manufacturing or warehouse industry who must respond to a release of hazardous materials and perform defensive operations. Attendees of the same facility will unify as a HAZMAT Team.  It meets the recommendations of NFPA 472 and OSHA 1910.120 (q)(6)(ii).

The course provides first responders incident confinement techniques (i.e., 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.

Industrial Hygiene Training Programs

Asbestos Awareness

The program is designed for those affected employees associated with actual or potential asbestos exposure, the manner by which exposure may occur and procedures that can be followed to protect themselves and others inside a regulated area(s).

Biosafety

Attendees are instructed on the identification of biological materials being used, risk evaluation for the potential in personnel exposure or environmental contamination, blood borne pathogen exposure and post-exposure, Hepatitis vaccination program, design of written policies and programs, and review to determine the effectiveness of these programs. This training program will cover the provisions under the Federal OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens regulations.

Hazard Communications

Attendees are taught the physical and chemical hazards inherent in the use of chemicals, the ways that this information can be obtained and how to use this information to safely handle chemicals in their workplace. They will also be instructed on all the new OSHA provisions developed for the Globalized and Harmonized System (GHS).

Indoor Air Quality Building Management

Building managers and maintenance engineers are taught the latest techniques in developing and implementing maintenance procedures designed to ensure occupant health and comfort.

Lead Awareness

Attendees are instructed on the health hazards of lead, good and best work practices, PPE and engineering controls. All will follow applicable training provisions of the OSHA Lead construction standard.

Respiratory Protection

Attendees will learn about the appropriate respiratory protection for the contaminants they may encounter and how they can protect themselves with the use of the proper respirator. Course will review written respirator programs, selection, use maintenance & storage. Full face, one half face & air supplied respirator types will be covered. Attendees will be properly fit tested and fit sealed for a respirator. All attendees will be shown the use the quantitative & qualitative respirator fit test methods.

Safety Training Programs

Confined Space Entry Rescue and Retrieval

All classes are custom designed to your needs, content and hours can be varied. All classes are OSHA, MSHA and/or NFPA compliant. Hours range from one to 4 days. Some topics may include confined space entry, attendee, and supervisory awareness, fall arrest systems, lock-out/tag-out procedures, rope rescue skills, anchors, belays, hauls, lowers, patient packaging, patient packaging, team communication skills and rescue team concepts.

Compressed Gas Safety

Attendees are taught both the physical and chemical hazards associated with the storage, handling and usage of compressed gas cylinders and the proper procedures needed to eliminate the potential risks.

Confined Space Entry

The class offers attendees who work in or around confined spaces the understanding, knowledge and skills necessary for the safe performance of their assigned duties.

OSHA Construction Outreach Training Programs

A PHASE Associates OSHA Authorized Construction Safety instructor will conduct this training. 

10-hour | This training program is intended to provide construction personnel information about their rights, employer responsibilities, and how to file a complaint as well as how to identify, abate, avoid and prevent job related hazards on a construction site. The training covers a variety of construction safety’s physical and health hazards which a worker may encounter at a construction site. Training emphasizes hazard identification, avoidance, control and prevention. 

30-hour | Intended to provide a variety of training to workers with some supervisory and safety responsibility.

Electrical Safety and ARC Flash Electric Safety

This course presents of an overview of controls to reduce hazards presented by arc flash events. It will cover basic electrical concepts, risk of arc flashes, electrical safety regulatory standards, and control measures when working on or near electrical equipment at risk for creating an arc flash. The applicable standards will be covered in OSHA Part 1910 Subpart S, NFPA Standard for Electrical Safety Requirements and IEEE Standard 1584.

Ergonomics Awareness

Attendees are made aware of the science of ergonomics, the known risk factors for developing repetitive stress injuries and actions that can be taken to minimize the chances of sustaining an injury.

Fall Protection

Attendees are taught all aspects of fall protection including guarding and restraint and personal arrest systems.

Lockout/Tagout

The training covers an awareness program for (affected) personnel working in the area that a lockout/tagout is being performed, and an authorized program for personnel actually conducting the lockout/tagout task.

Machine Guarding/Power Tools

Attendees are taught the potential hazards associated with moving machinery and tools and how to work safely with this equipment.

Office Safety

Attendees are made aware of hazards associated with an office environment, including ergonomic issues, material handling, fire extinguisher usage, emergency action plans and egress and trips/falls.

Personal Protective Equipment

Attendees will be able to identify the proper personal protective equipment (PPE) for their work activities, the limitations of the equipment and how to care for the equipment to get its maximum benefit. They will also learn how to conduct a PPE hazard assessment.

Powered Industrial Truck Safety

Professional training is provided to the operators of powered industrial trucks, including classroom and practical instruction and evaluation, to ensure the safe operation of the trucks within the facility. These trucks include sit down and stand up type fork lifts, palletizers, bobcats and other types of industrial powered vehicles. We will provide certificates of successfully completing the course. These certificates are renewed every three years with refresher driver evaluations.

Safety Management

Assist management and safety committee members to develop a complete and comprehensive health and safety program that will identify and address the risks of their organization in cost-effective manner.

Warehouse Safety

This course is deigned to develop in-house for identifying potential safety hazards and developing effective corrective and/or preventative actions.