This course is a Hazardous Waste General Site Worker training program.
This course is to train personnel to comply with 29CFR 1910.120(e)(3)(i) Hazardous Waste Operations – “General site workers (such as equipment operators, general laborers and supervisory personnel) engaged in hazardous substance removal or other activities which expose or potentially expose workers to hazardous substances and health hazards shall receive a minimum of 40 hours of instruction off the site, and a minimum of three days actual field experience under the direct supervision of a trained experienced supervisor.”
Note: employer is responsible for providing the three (3) days actual field experience training to participants. This training should encompass, but is not limited to the following topics: Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), Monitoring Equipment, Site Specific SOPs, Reporting Procedures, and Work Place Hazardous Materials (1910.1200 Hazardous Communications)
This course consists of lectures, classroom demonstrations, presentations and field evolutions.
Scope, definitions, safety and health hazards, 29CFR 1910.147, safety and health program, site characterization and analysis, site control, training, medical surveillance, employee protection, monitoring, informational programs, drums and containers, decontamination, emergency response, illumination, sanitation, new technology programs, RCRA operations, and emergency response to release of hazardous substances.
All personnel who are currently working with, or will be assigned to work with hazardous waste and emergency response to hazardous waste.
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All courses are conducted at the Beaumont Emergency Services Training Complex (BEST Complex) located in Beaumont, Texas. The facility is designed to offer training for emergency services.
For the safety of our students and instructors, and for an uninterrupted course structure, guidelines have been set for course participation. Inability to meet prerequisites set by BEST Complex may result in incomplete training and therefore render participant ineligible to receive course Certificate of Completion.
Physical Condition of Student:
All students must arrive for training free of any condition, physical or other that would prevent them from actively participating in all course activities. Due to the strenuous work requirements in some areas, we strongly recommend that each student secure a professional evaluation of their physical condition before enrollment.
Financial Responsibility For Medical Treatment:
Payment for all medical care, first aid and related charges, if needed, will be the sole responsibility for the sponsoring corporation, business, organization or individual.
Fees paid for courses do not include meals or lodging. Tuition must be paid prior to or on the first day of class unless your company has made other arrangements for payment. Prices for individual courses are subject to change without notice.
Level 1 (consists of)
- Full – length pants are required
- Short sleeves are allowed but sleeveless shirts are prohibited
- Closed – toed shoes are required
For more information please contact the Training Coordinator, Jim Philp at 409-291-4447