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OSH 240 - Handling Hazardous Materials

4.0 Credits
Overview of regulations on hazard recognition, protective equipment, biological/radiological toxicology, monitoring decontamination. OSHA 40-hour HOZWOPER card issued upon completion of an additional 8-hours hands-on session.

Course Objectives
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Explain the requirements of 29CFR1910.120. [COMMUNICATE]
  2. Recognize and mitigate for a variety of hazards, particularly the handling of chemicals. [REASON]
  3. Describe the purpose of personal protective equipment (PPE) and under which circumstances different PPE is used. [REASON]
  4. Demonstrate a basic understanding of chemical, biological and radiological toxicology and the associated medical surveillance requirements. [REASON]
  5. Implement appropriate sampling and monitoring procedures. [ACT]
  6. Execute emergency response procedures including appropriate decontamination procedures. [ACT]

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