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Upcoming In-Person Trainings

Mar
9
Tue
2021
ONLINE: 24 Hour Waste Site Worker
Mar 9 @ 8:00 am – Mar 11 @ 5:00 pm

COST: $410

The 24 hour course consists of three days of lectures, discussions, classroom demonstrations, and small group exercises. Emphasis will be placed on responding in a defensive manner without actually trying to stop the release.

Topics include: relevant state and federal regulations, health hazard recognition, hazard and risk assessment, respiratory protection, selection and use of personal protective equipment, decontamination, control and containment of spills, emergency response plans, termination procedures, and the incident command system.

This course offers 24 Continuing Education Hours.

Due to COVID-19, this course is being offered online.

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Apr
8
Thu
2021
ONLINE: 8 Hour Waste Site Worker Refresher
Apr 8 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

COST: $210

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.

Due to COVID-19, this course is being offered online.

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Apr
20
Tue
2021
ONLINE: 24 Hour Emergency Response
Apr 20 @ 8:00 am – Apr 22 @ 5:00 pm

COST: $410

The 24-Hour course consists of three days of lectures, discussions, classroom demonstrations, small group exercises, and hands-on training. This Operations Level course is designed to provide training required by OSHA 1910.120 to respond to hazardous substance releases with the purpose of protecting persons, property, and the environment from the effects of the release and to contain the release. Emphasis will be placed on responding in a defensive manner without actually trying to stop the release.

Topics include: relevant state and federal regulations, health hazard recognition, hazard and risk assessment, respiratory protection, selection and use of personal protective equipment, decontamination, control and containment of spills, emergency response plans, termination procedures, and the incident command system.

This course offers 24 Continuing Education Hours.

Due to COVID-19, this course is being offered online.

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Apr
29
Thu
2021
IN PERSON: 40 Hour Emergency Response Completion
Apr 29 @ 8:00 am – Apr 30 @ 5:00 pm

COST: $460

COVID-19 INFORMATION

Due to COVID-19, the 40-hour course will be completed in TWO STEPS:

  1. Complete an ONLINE 24-hour initial training.

  2. Take the 2-day IN PERSON 40-hour completion course.

The IN PERSON completion course will be held following UMN COVID-19 protocols.

 
This 16 hour in-person course of lectures, demonstrations, and hands-on experience builds upon the 24 hour course (a prerequisite for participating in this completion course). The Technician Level course is designed to provide training required by OSHA 1910.120 to respond to releases with the purpose of stopping the release.

Topics include: implementation of emergency response plans, classification and identification of unknowns, field survey instruments, response tactics, hazardous materials technology, decontamination of personnel and equipment.

This course offers 16 Continuing Education Hours. 40 total hours when both the required courses are completed. The 24-hour course is a pre-requisite.

NOTE: All participants in the 40-hour course are required to have a physician complete a medical evaluation and clearance form prior to the course.

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May
24
Mon
2021
ONLINE: 8 Hour Mold Awareness
May 24 @ 8:00 am – May 25 @ 12:00 pm

COST: $260

Mold remediation courses provide an overview of activities involved with mold remediation and are designed to train individuals who are or who anticipate being employed at a mold remediation work site. Activities in this course could include sampling techniques available to find hidden mold and the limitations of these techniques, how to identify the most common fungi related to water damage and health hazards, methods to prevent water events and mold growth in buildings, emergency response plans, protective equipment, and control containment or confinement.

Due to COVID-19, this course is being offered online.

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Jun
8
Tue
2021
ONLINE: 8 Hour Waste Site Worker Refresher
Jun 8 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

COST: $210

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.

Due to COVID-19, this course is being offered online.

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