Tuesday, January 27, 2015

40-hour HAZWOPER OSHA Certificate Training Program

40-hour HAZWOPER OSHA in Wilkes Barre PA

The HAZWOPER Course content is based on the OSHA 29 CFR 1910.120 Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response Standard.  The standard was developed to ensure that workers working in the following areas were protected from hazards they may encounter:

1. Clean-up Operations
2. Corrective Actions at RCRA Facilities
3. Voluntary Clean-Up Operations
4. Hazardous Waste Activities at TSDs
5. Emergency Response Operations for Releases of, or Substantial Threats of Releases of Hazardous Substances Without Regard to the Location of the Hazard

Students, upon completion of the course, will receive a 40-hour certificate of completion that will meet the classroom requirements for working at hazardous waste sites plus 2, 3 and 4 above.  It will also cover a portion of the requirements for 5 Emergency Responders.

5 day Course
This five-day course is entitled HAZWOPER/OSHA Certificate and will be held on the campus of Wilkes University on March 6, 7, 8, and March 21 and 22, 2015 from
8 AM to 5 Pm each day.

Topics:  The course topics will include: OSHA Regulations, Basics of Chemistry, Basics of Toxicology, Sources of Information, Respiratory Protection, Dispersion of Chemicals in the Environment, Health & Safety Management, Site Control, Safe Work Practices, Confined Spaces, Excavation & Trenching, Hazard Assessment, Monitoring Instruments, Personal Protective Equipment, Decontamination, Medical Surveillance, Container Management, Emergency Response, Site Safety Plan and Other Hazards.

Instructors:  Richard Hofman, CIH, CSP, CPEA (Lead) is a part-time senior safety and health consultant with High EH&S Consulting Ltd. Mr. Hofman is the Safety & Health Manager for the VA Hospital System in Washington D.C. Prior to this he was actively involved as a principal consultant and vice-president with Hofman Safety and Industrial Hygiene over 18 years. He is a board certified safety professional and certified industrial hygienist. Richard is also certified as a professional environmental auditor in health and safety. He holds a BS from Wilkes University in Environmental Sciences. He has over 30 years of experience.

Steven High, MPH, MS, CSP, ARM, CHST, EMT is the president of High EH&S Consulting Ltd. based in Lancaster, PA. Mr. High has over 25 years of experience in safety and health. He holds a BS in Business Administration from Elizabethtown College, a Masters in Public Health from Johns Hopkins, a Masters in Safety Sciences from IUP and many other professional designations. He provides instructor-trainer programs for the OSHA Training Institute Outreach and is authorized as an construction and general industry trainer. He has held corporate positions in EH&S covering a wide range of industries.

Course will offer - 40 PDHs at a cost of $ 850.00

Wilkes University

Center for Continued Learning
84 West South Street, Wilkes Barre, PA 18766

Phone - 570 - 408-5615

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