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HAZWOPER, 24-hour Initial Training

OSHA's emergency response standard 1910.120 (HAZWOPER) requires a minimum of 24 hours of initial training for hazardous materials technicians, specialists and on-scene incident commanders. This three-day course meets the initial training requirements of 1910.120(q).

Topics include: implementation of emergency response plans and incident command systems, basic chemical and toxicological terminology and behavior, classification and identification of unknown materials, hazard and risk assessment techniques, uses of field survey instruments and equipment, selection and use of specialized chemical personal protective equipment, response tactics, decontamination of personnel and equipment.
Length: Three days

Aug 13, 2019
Time: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (Each day)
Where: Minnesota Safety Council Lower Level West Classroom
Instructor: Bill Stuart
Members: $725.00 / $695.00
Nonmembers: $775.00
This three-day course will start on August 13, and end on August 15, 2018.


Bill Stuart, MPH, CSP    
Safety Council Staff

William R Stuart, MPH, CSP is a lifelong resident of Minnesota. He obtained his Master Degree in Public Health from the University of Minnesota. Bill has over 28 years of experience in the Environmental, Health and Safety field, making his move to the Minnesota Safety Council a natural fit. Bill's great passion is relationship building and bringing the concepts of safety and safety management to a level that is easy to grasp and understandable for everybody. After all, everybody is responsible for safety — Right? Prior to coming to the Minnesota Safety Council, Bill worked for several Fortune 500 companies and at one time served as Global Environmental, Health and Safety Director. In this and many other roles (including several years as a consultant for MN OSHA), he traveled the world, helping to reduce the risk of injury and illness for thousands of workers.