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Spring 2024
Jul 13, 2024
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NRES 38010 - Hazardous Waste Handling
Credit Hours: 3.00. This course trains individuals to stop the release or potential releases of hazardous substances. They have a more aggressive role than first responders at the operations level by approaching the point of the release to plug, patch, or otherwise stop it or manage offensive operations. This course satisfies the OSHA standards for completion of the 40-hour Hazardous Waste Operator/Emergency Response Technician certification, 29CFR1910.120. Topics covered include implementing an employer's emergency response plan; classification and identification of unknown materials using field survey instruments; functioning within the Incident Command System; specialized chemical protective equipment; hazard and risk assessment techniques; advanced product control operations; decontamination procedures; proper termination procedures; and basic chemical and toxicological terminology.
3.000 Credit hours

Syllabus Available
Levels: Undergraduate, Graduate, Professional
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Lecture

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: College of Agriculture Admin

Course Attributes:
Upper Division

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette

Learning Outcomes: 1. Analyze a response scene to stop the release or potential releases of hazardous substances. 2. Connect knowledge and awareness to meet OSHA requirements. (29 CFR 1910.120) for working on projects that involve the handling of hazardous materials. 3. Receive their 40-hour HAZWOPER Certification after successfully completing all requirements.

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