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Upcoming Trainings

May
16
Mon
2022
IN PERSON: 24 Hour Emergency Response Operations
May 16 @ 8:00 am – May 18 @ 4:00 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.

This course is being held in person.

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May
19
Thu
2022
IN PERSON: 40 Hour Emergency Response Technician
May 19 @ 8:00 am – May 20 @ 5:00 pm

COST: $460 for 40-hour completion. This is a separate course fee from the 24-hour training and includes all materials and equipment.

The total combined cost for the initial 24-hour and the 40-hour completion is $870.

The University of Minnesota offers 2-day in-person 40-hour technician level hazardous materials completion for participants who have completed initial Operations Level hazardous materials training as defined under 29CFR1910.120.

To be admitted to a 40-hour completion course at UMN, participants MUST provide the following information to the UMN hazmat program before registering:

  • Name of course provider/training institution where operations training was completed.
  • Copy of training course objectives/agenda
  • Certificate of completion with trainee’s name, that is no more than 18 months old.

Following review of the above, participants may register for the 40-hr completion course. Documentation MUST be provided to UMN before participants can register for the completion course. There are no exceptions to this policy.

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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