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College Catalog 2018-2019 
College Catalog 2018-2019 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

EMG 165 Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response

Credits: (2)
This course provides a comprehensive overview, covering all facets of hazardous waste management and emergency response. Topics include practical exercises and training which may be applied to business, industry, construction and institutions, including Federal and State rules and regulations, handling procedures and proper operation of a designated waste facility, storage, labeling, manifesting, shipment, employee training, proper use of safety equipment, emergency response procedures (spills response and clean up), cost effective waste reduction, and environmental reporting procedures. This course is offered as a one week 40-hour course over the winter intersession and will provide 40-Hour Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER) certification as specified in OSHA 29CFR 1910.120.