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Environmental Health & Safety: Hazardous Materials General Site Worker

Award Type: Certificate of Accomplishment

A certificate of accomplishment,in Hazardous Materials – General Site Worker (40 Hour) provides the initial training required by regulation (29CFR1910.120(e), 8CCR5192(e) for persons engaged in hazardous substance removal or other activities which expose or potentially expose workers to hazardous substances and health hazards. The certificate of accomplishment provides necessary background for employment including environmental field technicians, household hazardous waste technicians, and environmental remediation technicians. Public and private employment sectors include environmental site management, environmental laboratory services, environmental engineering, surveyors, archaeologists, safety and health, solid and hazardous waste management, environmental remediation, oil and gas exploration and production, construction, and manufacturing.

The graduate of the Certificate of Accomplishment in Environmental Health & Safety: Hazardous Materials General Site Worker will:

  • Demonstrate the skill set necessary for a successful career in Fire Service, Environmental Technology, and/or Emergency Medical Services.
  • Show knowledge of federal and state laws, regulations and codes pertaining to safety and efficiency in all risk emergencies and scenarios pertaining to fire, safety, and/or medical services.

Program Requirements

A total of 2 units is required for the certificate. Required core courses:

Course Number Course Title Units
ENVT 150 Hazardous Materials General Site Worker – 40 Hr. 2.0