HAZWOPER, Refresher Training
Is it time for your annual refresher training? The OSHA HAZWOPER standard requires responders to take annual refresher training “of sufficient content and duration” to maintain their competencies. This one-day workshop fulfills that requirement for emergency responders in OSHA 1910.120(q)(8)(i). Recommended for operations level responders, hazardous materials technicians, specialists and incident commanders. A certificate will be awarded at the end of this workshop.|
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: One day|
Continuing Education Units:
Attend this course and earn .7 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) from the Minnesota Safety Council and 1.0 ABIH Certification Maintenance Points.
This course will be held at the Minnesota Safety Council Resource Center located at 474 Concordia Avenue in St. Paul. Take the Dale Street exit from I-94. Proceed east on south frontage road (Concordia Avenue) past the American Lung Association. Turn right into our lower level parking lot.
Holiday Inn St. Paul Downtown, 175 West 7th Street in St. Paul. Reservations can be made directly by calling 651-225-1515 or booking online, single or double occupancy. Please make reservations directly with the hotel and be sure to identify yourself as a participant in a Minnesota Safety Council training course to receive the preferred rate.
Pre-registration and payment are required. Hopefully you won't need to cancel, but if you do, please do so at least three business days prior to the course for a full refund. No refunds will be made after three business days prior to the course. This policy will be enforced, so please plan ahead if you need to cancel your attendance.
Oct 31, 2019
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.