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FST 1555 Hazardous Waste Operations & Emergency Response (HAZWOPER)

Training required to enter or work on a hazardous waste site with emphasis on personnel safety, site hazards, toxicology, personal protective equipment, decontamination, site characterization and site control. Two classroom, two lab hours per week.

Prerequisites: None

Course Outcomes
  • Describe the elements of a site safety plan.
  • Identify regulatory laws.
  • Distinguish and describe the occupational hazards associated with hazardous waste sites.
  • Identify and correctly wear various personal protective equipment.
Credit Hours: 3
  • Classroom: 2 hours
  • Lab: 2 hours
  • Division: Business and Public Services
  • Department: Fire Science Technology
  • Repeatable Credit: No
  • Offered Online: No
Available Sections
Not currently offered this term