Environmental Remediation Safety Training

HazTek's most requested training courses for Environmental Remediation and Engineering:

  • 40-Hour HAZWOPER Training

    40-Hour HAZWOPER Training

    Course Description

    Hazardous material workers involved in cleanup/remediation at industrial sites, RCRA or Superfund sites, post emergency response activities of contaminated sites or spills, and voluntary cleanups require the OSHA 40 hour HAZWOPER training. HAZWOPER 40-hour training provides in-depth training for working safely at contaminated sites per OSHA requirements and beyond. This course covers 40 hours of instruction required by 29 CFR 1910.120, OSHA's Hazardous Waste and Emergency Response training standard.

    Developed for:

    This course is designed for workers directly engaged in hazardous substance removal or other activities which expose or potentially expose workers to hazardous substances and health hazards

     

  • 8-Hour HAZWOPER Annual Refresher

    8-Hour HAZWOPER Annual Refresher

    Course Description

    This course is for workers who come into contact with hazardous waste and substances. It meets the requirements outlined in OSHA 29 CFR 1910.120 for eight hours of annual refresher training.

    Developed for:

    This course is designed for workers directly engaged in hazardous substance removal or other activities which expose or potentially expose workers to hazardous substances and health hazards who have previously completed the 40-hour HAZWOPER training

  • Asbestos Awareness (OSHA)

    Asbestos Awareness (OSHA)

    Course Description

    This course is designed to provide students with the information that they will need to identify work areas where asbestos may be present, understand the harmful effects of asbestos, describe methods to avoid asbestos exposure, and become familiar with OSHA and EPA standards designed to protect workers on the job site, among many other important topics.

    Developed for:

    Personnel who should take this course are those who may be exposed to asbestos on the work site.

    Note: This training is NOT for those workers that perform asbestos abatement activities.

  • CPR + AED (Adult)

    CPR + AED (Adult)

    Course Description

    This classroom and hands-on skills training prepares you to respond to breathing and cardiac emergencies. It also teaches the skills and knowledge needed to provide care for victims of sudden cardiac arrest through the safe use of an automated external defibrillator (AED). This class focuses on teaching Adult CPR/AED.

    Audience

    Healthcare professionals, safety representatives, massage therapists, or anyone who may respond to an emergency

     

  • First Aid (Standard)

    First Aid (Standard)

    Course Description

    The purpose of this course is to help participants identify and eliminate potentially hazardous conditions in their environment, recognize emergencies, and make appropriate decisions for first aid care. It teaches skills through classroom interaction and hands-on training that teaches students what they need to know in order to provide immediate care for a person who suddenly becomes ill or injured, until more advanced medical care arrives to take over.

    Audience

    Healthcare professionals, safety representatives, massage therapists, or anyone who may respond to an emergency

     

  • HAZWOPER (Hazardous Waste Operations & Emergency Response)

    HAZWOPER (Hazardous Waste Operations & Emergency Response)

    Course Description

    This training covers everything required in 29 CFR 1910.120, such as hazardous chemicals, improving the safety of workers, and how OSHA regulations affect you. This course is ideal for workers involved in clean-up operations (both required and voluntary). It is also designed for workers in emergency response operations and those who deal with storage, disposal or treatment of hazardous substances or uncontrolled hazardous waste. Trainees must have additional training in donning, doffing and use of the personal protective equipment (PPE) required where they work. They must also get 40 hours of initial training before their first shift at the site, and at least three days of supervised experience in the field. The field experience is the responsibility of the employer/place of business.


    Developed for:

    Required for workers whose jobs put them in contact with hazardous substances

  • Respirator Protection / Fit Testing (Quantitative / Qualitative)

    Respirator Protection / Fit Testing (Quantitative / Qualitative)

    Course Description

    As part of a complete respiratory program, ALL employees who wear respirators are required to have instruction in the use and proper care of respirators. This course is designed to teach attendees proper respiratory protection selection, donning and doffing of respiratory protection, and proper care and maintenance of respirators. This course also covers requirements needed to be met prior to wearing a respirator (i.e., medical clearance and fit test).


    Developed for:

    ALL employees who wear respirators

  • Site Orientation

    Site Orientation

    Course Description

    Safety orientation training is a training course that was specifically created to address OSHA’s guidelines for general safety. Topics covered include safety through awareness, OSHA-approved PPE (personal protective equipment), minimizing hazards, safety data sheets, and handling an emergency.

    Please contact us if you would like to have HazTek develop a customized orientation for you.


    Developed for:

    All workers in all industries

Additional training courses for Environmental Remediation and Engineering:

  • 8-Hour Hazardous Waste Operations Supervisor

    8-Hour Hazardous Waste Operations Supervisor

    Course Description

    This course is the Level I, Hazardous Materials Emergency Responder Training for OSHA HAZWOPER.

    Per 29 CFR 1910.120(q)(6)(i), first responders at the awareness level are individuals who are likely to witness or discover a hazardous substance release and who have been trained to initiate an emergency response sequence by notifying the proper authorities of the release. They would take no further action beyond notifying the authorities of the release.

    Developed for:

    All employees that work in an environment in which hazardous materials are present, to include small quantities

  • 4-Hour Spill Response – Awareness Level Training

    4-Hour Spill Response – Awareness Level Training

    Course Description

    This course is the Level I, Hazardous Materials Emergency Responder Training for OSHA HAZWOPER.

    Per 29 CFR 1910.120(q)(6)(i), first responders at the awareness level are individuals who are likely to witness or discover a hazardous substance release and who have been trained to initiate an emergency response sequence by notifying the proper authorities of the release. They would take no further action beyond notifying the authorities of the release.


    Developed for:

    All employees that work in an environment in which hazardous materials are present, to include small quantities

  • 8-Hour Spill Response – First Responder

    8-Hour Spill Response – First Responder

    Course Description

    This course is the Level II, Hazardous Materials Emergency Responder Training for OSHA HAZWOPER.

    Per 29 CFR 1910.120(q)(6)(ii), first responders at the operations level are individuals who respond to releases or potential releases of hazardous substances as part of the initial response to the site for the purpose of protecting nearby persons, property, or the environment from the effects of the release. They are trained to respond in a defensive fashion without actually trying to stop the release. Their function is to contain the release from a safe distance, keep it from spreading, and prevent exposures.

    Developed for:

    Members of HazMat teams, also known as spill response teams or emergency response teams, when they respond to chemical spills

  • 24-Hour Spill Response – HazMat Tech

    24-Hour Spill Response – HazMat Tech

    Course Description

    HazMat responders at the technician level are trained to respond to releases or potential releases in an offensive fashion. Unlike responders at the first responder operations (FRO) level who will seek to contain and isolate a release at a distance from the point of origin, workers at the technician level will take steps to control or stop the release at its source.

    Developed for:

    Members of HazMat teams, also known as spill response teams or emergency response teams, when they respond to chemical spills.

  • Basic Air Monitoring – PID, 4 – Gas, Dust, etc.

    Basic Air Monitoring – PID, 4 – Gas, Dust, etc.

    Course Description

    This training program is intended to provide knowledge in the calibration, use, and documentation required when utilizing various meters. This training is designed for all levels of workers who may use meters.


    Developed for:

    Chemical industry and environmental employers, contractors, union personnel, and consultants

  • Bloodborne Pathogens

    Bloodborne Pathogens

    Course Description

    This course is designed for those who risk on-the-job exposure to blood and other bodily fluids by identifying how bloodborne pathogens are spread. Training also includes how to avoid exposure and what to do if exposed to infectious material.

    Developed for:

    Occupational health nurses, physicians, safety professionals, health technicians or other personnel that may be exposed to blood and other bodily fluids

  • Confined Space Entry & Attendant

    Confined Space Entry & Attendant

    Course Description

    This course is designed to enable students to recognize, evaluate, control, and abate safety and health hazards associated with permit-required confined space entry. Technical topics include the recognition of confined space hazards, basic information about instrumentation used to evaluate atmospheric hazards, and general permit space ventilation techniques.

    Developed for:

    Personnel who may be working in or around confined spaces

     

  • Global Harmonization

    Global Harmonization

    Course Description

    This course is designed to assist facilities in complying with the employee training requirements of OSHA’s newly adopted GHS regulations and covers the Globally Harmonized System for the Classification and Labeling of Chemicals.

    Developed for:

    Personnel who have chemicals in their workplace

     

  • Hazard Communication / Right-to-Know / GHS

    Hazard Communication / Right-to-Know / GHS

    Course Description

    This course is designed to help workers understand chemical safety in the workplace and to provide information about the identities and hazards of the chemicals, as well as classification and labeling of chemicals.

    Developed for:

    Personnel who have chemicals in their workplace

     

  • HazMat First Responder/ Spill Response

    HazMat First Responder / Spill Response

    Course Description

    This course is the Level II, Hazardous Materials Emergency Responder Training for OSHA HAZWOPER.

    Per 29 CFR 1910.120(q)(6)(ii), first responders at the operations level are individuals who respond to releases or potential releases of hazardous substances as part of the initial response to the site for the purpose of protecting nearby persons, property, or the environment from the effects of the release. They are trained to respond in a defensive fashion without actually trying to stop the release. Their function is to contain the release from a safe distance, keep it from spreading, and prevent exposures.


    Developed for:

    Members of HazMat teams, also known as spill response teams or emergency response teams, when they respond to chemical spills

  • Incident Command System 100

    Incident Command System 100

    Course Description

    This foundation-level course integrates the National Incident Management System (NIMS) guidelines and meets the NIMS baseline training requirements using an all-hazards, all-agency approach. It is the first in a series of courses designed to meet all-hazards, all-agency NIMS Incident Command System requirements for operational personnel.


    Developed for:

    Individuals with emergency management responsibilities including prevention, preparedness, response, recovery, and mitigation

  • Incident Command System 200

    Incident Command System 200

    Course Description

    This intermediate-level course integrates the National Incident Management System (NIMS) guidelines and meets the NIMS baseline training requirements using an all-hazards, all-agency approach. It is the second in a series of courses designed to meet all-hazards, all-agency NIMS Incident Command System requirements for operational personnel.


    Developed for:

    Individuals with emergency management responsibilities including prevention, preparedness, response, recovery, and mitigation

  • Incident Command System 700

    Incident Command System 700

    Course Description

    This course introduces and overviews the National Incident Management System (NIMS). NIMS provides a consistent nationwide template to enable all government, private-sector, and nongovernmental organizations to work together during domestic incidents.


    Developed for:

    Individuals with emergency management responsibilities including prevention, preparedness, response, recovery, and mitigation

  • Lead Renovation, Repair, and Painting (RRP) EPA Certified Contractor Training (8 Hour)

    Lead Renovation, Repair, and Painting (RRP) EPA Certified Contractor Training (8 Hour)

    Course Description

    This 8-hour Lead-Safe Work Practices is a mandated training for all trades, general contractors and property managers who disturb painted, stained or varnished surfaces during renovation, modernization, remodeling, or repairs.  The mandate applies to work performed in houses, apartments, and child-occupied facilities (such as schools, day-care centers, temporary housing such as extended stay facilities, like camps) built before 1978.

    Developed for:

    Construction industry and building trades personnel, employers, contractors, union personnel, school and hospital facilities managers, real estate professionals and consultants

  • Lead Renovation, Repair, and Painting (RRP) EPA Certified Contractor Refresher Training (4 Hour)

    Lead Renovation, Repair, and Painting (RRP) EPA Certified Contractor Refresher Training (4 Hour)

    Course Description

    This 4-hour mandatory Lead-Safe Work Practices refresher training renews the original Initial RRP training certification for all trades, general contractors and property managers and others who disturb painted, stained or varnished surfaces during renovation, modernization, remodeling, or repairs.  Updates on procedures, recordkeeping & regulatory changes and OSHA policies are reviewed.

    Developed for:

    Previously certified construction industry and building trades personnel, employers, contractors, union personnel, school and hospital facilities managers, real estate professionals and consultants.

  • Lockout / Tagout

    Lockout / Tagout

    Course Description

    At the conclusion of this course, trainees will be able to determine their company’s Lockout/Tagout compliance issues based on OSHA's 1910.147 Subpart J: Control of hazardous Energy.

    Developed for:

    Personnel exposed to various sources of stored energy

     

  • Personal Protective Equipment

    Personal Protective Equipment

    Course Description

    This course is designed to help both employers and employees understand the types of PPE, know the basics of conducting a "hazard assessment" of the workplace, select appropriate PPE for a variety of circumstances, train in the proper use and care of the PPE, and understand the limitations of PPE.

    Developed for:

    Personnel who utilize PPE in the workplace

     

  • RCRA Hazardous Waste Training

    RCRA Hazardous Waste Training

    Course Description

    RCRA (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act) training (initial and refresher) is required for generators of hazardous wastes. This course is a solid foundation in the generator regulations and is critical to a thorough understanding of the regulations governing the management of hazardous waste from the moment it is produced, or the point of generation, through final disposition.

    Developed for:

    In compliance with U.S. EPA regulations, this RCRA training is for individuals who deal with or manage hazardous waste. This RCRA training must be provided for these employees at the start of their job and on an annual basis. This includes supervisors, hazardous waste generators, environmental compliance professionals, hazardous waste specialists, etc.

  • Spill Prevention, Control, & Countermeasures (DPCC / SPCC)

    Spill Prevention, Control, & Countermeasures (DPCC / SPCC)

    Course Description

    This course provides an overview of the SPCC and related pollution and prevention regulations. Owners or operators of regulated facilities must properly instruct their oil-handling personnel, annually, in the operation and maintenance of equipment to prevent oil discharge (40 CFR 112). This includes facilities that have an aboveground oil storage capacity of more than 1,320 U.S. gallons or a completely buried oil storage capacity greater than 42,000 U.S. gallons (in containers equal to or greater than 55-gallons on site).

    Developed for:

    All oil-handling personnel

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