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Hazmat and Hazwoper Training at the University of Minnesota

About Us

The Midwest Consortium for Hazardous Waste Worker Training has been funded since 1987 by the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) to develop, present and evaluate model worker training programs to help employers comply with 29 CFR 1910.120. We offer in-person hazmat and hazwoper training, custom trainings at our site or yours to meet the needs of groups and companies, and community workshops.

These programs are sponsored in part by the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) as part of the Hazardous Material Worker Health and Safety Training Cooperative Agreement U45ES006184, University of Minnesota Principal Investigator: Dr. William A. Toscano, Jr.

 

Contract Courses

Contract Course Early Bird Pricing

Pay in advance on/before training date and receive a discounted fee for your company.  Payment after 30 business days following course delivery will be charged a late fee.

Upcoming Courses

May
23
Thu
2019
8 Hour Mold Remediation Awareness
May 23 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm

This awareness course provides an overview of activities involved with mold remediation. Participants will gain an understanding of mold ecology, health effects and how to conduct an initial inspection. Participants will learn about conducting a visual inspection and how to use non-invasive tools such as infrared cameras and moisture meters.

Students Will Learn:

  • Sampling techniques available to find hidden mold and the limitations of these techniques.
  • How to identify the most common fungi related to water damage.
  • Methods to prevent water events and mold growth in buildings.

This course offers Continuing Education Units.

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Jun
6
Thu
2019
8 Hour Waste Site Worker Refresher
Jun 6 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

This course is designed to meet the OSHA requirement for annual refresher training for individuals who have previously completed the 24- or 40-hour Safety and Health Training.

Topics include: incident review, hazard recognition/evaluation/control review, health and safety program requirements and regulations, monitoring equipment, respiratory protection, safe work practices, and personal protective equipment.

This course offers 7 Continuing Education Hours.

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Jun
20
Thu
2019
8 Hour Emergency Response Refresher
Jun 20 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

This course is designed to meet the OSHA requirement for annual refresher training for individuals who have previously completed the 24- or 40-hour Safety and Health Training.

Topics include: incident review, hazard recognition/evaluation/control review, health and safety program requirements and regulations, monitoring equipment, respiratory protection, safe work practices, and personal protective equipment.

This course offers 7 Continuing Education Hours.

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Just some of the companies and agencies we have provided training for:

  • Caterpillar
  • Cargill
  • Aveda
  • Boston Scientific
  • General Mills
  • Xcel Energy
  • Lakeside Foods
  • MnDOT
  • VA
  • Seagate
  • Gevo-Agri Energy
  • Crane Engineering