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40-Hour Hazwoper

  • Class Type: Business and Industry
  • Location: Hastings
  • Start Date: February 26, 2024
  • Time: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

This workshop will meet Feb. 26 through March 1. It is designed for entry-level workers in construction and manufacturing jobs; individuals who need to update their credentials; those who place bids for local, state and federal projects; and waste site workers.

It's designed to provide participants with training comprised of hands on experience and classroom instruction. These practical exercises meet the requirements set forth by OSHA (29 CFR 1910.120). Students will receive training in identifying hazardous materials, understanding physical and chemical properties of hazmat, using surveying and monitoring equipment, selecting and using the appropriate level of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), and performing decontamination procedures.

Topics of discussion will include:

  • Regulation Overview
  • Site Characterization
  • Toxicology
  • Hazard Recognition
  • Chemical Awareness
  • Radiological Hazards
  • Respiratory Protection
  • Personal Protection Equipment
  • PPE: Face, Head, Foot, and Hand
  • Site Control
  • Decontamination
  • Medical Surveillance
  • Air Monitoring
  • Personal Sampling
  • Material Sampling
  • Safe Work Practices
  • Health and Safety
  • Emergency Procedures

Class size is limited, so early registration is recommended to reserve a space.early!

Class Details

  • Cost: $860
  • Address:
    550 S. Technical Blvd.
  • Location: CCC-Hastings, Phelps Building, Honey Locust Room

Contact

For more information or to register, contact Sandy Samuelson at 402-461-2529; toll-free in Nebraska at 1-877-222-0780, ext. 2529; or ssamuelson@cccneb.edu.

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