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24-Hour OSHA/RCRA Hazardous Materials / Hazardous Wastes Safety Training

The National Spill Control School

A Three Day Seminar

Class begins at 8:00 a.m. and adjourns at 5:00 p.m. each day.

The Course
This course is designed to satisfy the 24-hour HAZWOPER training requirement for personnel engaged in occasional activities at uncontrolled hazardous waste sites and / or treatment, storage and disposal (TSD) facilities as described in 29 CFR 1910.120(p).

Upon successful completion of the course, each student will receive a Certificate of Satisfactory Completion and a wallet card from the National Spill Control School, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi.

Classroom Topics
Regulatory Overview
Physical and Chemical Properties of
Hazardous Materials / Hazardous Wastes
Industrial Hygiene
Medical Surveillance
Hazard Communication
Material Safety Data Sheets
Container Management
Personal Protective Equipment and Clothing
Respiratory Protection
Confined Space Entry
Decontamination
Incident Response
Spill Containment
Safe Work Practices
Labeling and Record-Keeping
Waste Sampling
Site Safety and Health Plans
Hazardous Waste Manifests
Signs and Symptoms of Exposure
Levels of Protection
Incompatible Wastes

Field Exercises
Demonstration of Self Contained Breathing Apparatus and Level A Suit
Air Sampling
Demonstration of Physical and Chemical Properties of Hazardous Materials
Permeation Experiment

Additional Information
An examination will be given the last day of the course.

Seminar Fee
$625 - Prepaid
Includes reference text and other course materials. For special government/industry group rates, contact the National Spill Control School at (361) 825-3333.

E-mail: nscs@tamucc.edu