2010-2011 Catalog 
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2010-2011 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

OPS 165 - HAZWOPER Training

Lecture - Lab - Credit Hours: 2-1-2.5
This course provides training for the 40-Hour General Site Worker course and meets or exceeds the minimum criteria suggested by the National Institute for Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) and in accordance with OSHA Regulation 29 CFR 1910.120(e). HAZWOPER courses are designed for those who need training and certification to work at hazardous waste sites (CERCLA, RCRA or state or local government sites). This training includes hands-on practical exercises with respiratory protection, PPE and decontamination, which provide the student personal knowledge of the use and limitations of protective equipment used at hazmat sites.Prerequisite: CTOP 160  and acceptance into the Operators Apprenticeship program or consent of department.