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Event Name: Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER)* 40-Hour In-Person (ONLY USED FOR SEPT 2021 & PRIOR)
Topic: 40 Hour Hybrid
Hosted By: Environmental Response Training Program (ERTP)
ERT-OSRTI
Event Description:

This 5-day course is designed for personnel involved with the investigation and remediation of uncontrolled hazardous waste sites and, to a lesser extent, response to an accident involving hazardous materials. It provides basic information needed to meet the forty hours training requirements of 29 CFR 1910.120 (e)(3)(i) Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER).

After completing the course, participants will be able to:

  • Identify methods and procedures for recognizing, evaluating, and controlling hazardous substances.
  • Identify concepts, principles, and guidelines to properly protect site or response personnel.
  • Discuss regulations and action levels to ensure health and safety of the workers.
  • Discuss fundamentals needed to develop organizational structure and standard operating procedures.
  • Select and use dermal and respiratory protective equipment.
  • Demonstrate the use, calibration, and limitations of direct-reading air monitoring instruments.

Participants will be more knowledgeable in hazardous waste operations, team functions, personnel health and safety procedures, and operation of field monitoring equipment. In some segments of the course, participants are required to wear respiratory equipment, which precludes wearing eyeglasses. Individuals who are severely restricted without their glasses should be aware that their participation may be limited unless they have contact lenses, their own spectacle kit or spectacle-equipped respirator facepiece. During some exercises, participants are required to wear chemical protective clothing, which may be stressful to certain individuals.

NOTE: A medical evaluation in accordance with the Respiratory Protection Standard, 29 CFR 1910.134 is necessary in order to attend this course. Each student must include with their registration a letter from their supervisor or a copy of a medical certificate that clearly states that a medical evaluation has been completed and that the student is medically able to wear respiratory protection equipment. This must be received prior to the course start date. Registration will not be completed, nor will confirmation be sent, until such proof is received by the HazTrain Registrar. If registration done on-line, fax a copy of the respiratory document to the HazTrain Registrar at 301-934-9584.

It is highly recommend you complete the FEMA Incident Command Classes 100, 200, 700 and 800. This training is available for free on the FEMA website. Per EPA direction: Manuals are no longer issued in class. Students will be provided information on where they can go to download a copy to bring to class.

THIS COURSE IS NOT OPEN TO ACADEMIA, CONSULTANTS, CONTRACTORS, OR ANY PRIVATE ENTITIES.

*This course is offered free of charge to all registrants who are confirmed to attend.*

Event Host:ERTP
Additional Information:

October 12,13,14, 2021 8AM-5PM MT  Virtual  Adobe Connect Platform

October 20,21, 2021 8AM-5PM MT  Hands On Exercises at Region 8 Lab Denver Federal Center  Bldg 25 Entrance N-3 Lakewood, CO  80225

A medical evalution in accordance with the Respiratory Protection Standard, 29CFR1910.134 is ncecessary in order to attend this class.

Registration will not be completed, nor will confirmation be sent until such proof is received by the ERTP Registrar.  

Highly recommend you complete the FEMA Incident Command Classes 100, 200, 700, and 800.  This training is available free on the FEMA website.

Registration Status: Completed - EPA ONLY. Medical evaluation required to attend
Event Begins: October 12, 2021 at 8:00 AM
Event Ends: October 21, 2021 at 5:00 PM
For questions about this event, please contact: Fran Costanzi
Phone: 303-549-9695
E-mail: Costanzi.Frances@epa.gov
Location
This event will be held at: Denver Federal Center
1 Denver Federal Center
Lakewood, CO 80225

October 12-14, 2021 8AM-5PM MT, Virtual training Adobe Connect

October 20,21, 2021, 8AM-5PM MT, Hands ON, Region 8 Denver Federal Center

**The hands on portion of the course will be taught outdoors on the north side of the EPA R8 Lab, which is located in building 25. From the main entrance of the DFC (off Kipling), students should turn right onto 2nd Ave., and park in the northernmost parking lot, near the intersection of 2nd Ave. and North Avenue. This lot is on the east side of building 25. Students should then report for class on the north side of building 25, which has two garage bays labeled N-3.

Location Contact Information: Frances Costanzi
Phone: 303-549-9695
E-mail: costanzi.frances@epa.gov
 
   
   

 

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