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Kirkwood HAZWOPER 24 (Online)

Environmental Health & Safety

Health & Safety

Course Length

24 Hours

Course Description

Based on the same instruction concepts and designed for the same target audience as our HAZWOPER 24 course, this self-paced, online training is offered through our partnership with the Kirkwood Community College. The course is open-entry, open-exit, meaning that an individual can begin the course whenever they choose and complete the course at their own pace. The course consists of online text, exercises, self-grading quizzes, a final exam, and a requirement to attend hands-on training with an ATN instructor, in order to receive a certificate. Trainees will need to complete all lesson quizzes and lesson finals at 70% or above before taking the final exam. In addition, your final exam score must also be 70% or above. Trainees must complete all online instruction and successfully complete all quizzes and the final exam prior to attending the hands-on training with an ATN instructor.

Course Objectives

To provide the necessary environmental health and safety training required for a Certificate of Completion that will give the student the tools necessary to recognize hazards and respond to hazardous chemical spills or releases in which it is not likely that the responder will come in contact with or encounter chemical exposure above the PEL. This basic course provides the equivalent of 24 hours of classroom and performance-based training. It does not include any on-the-job training required at initial entry for site-specific hazards in which they may encounter.

Course Outline

Topic 1 - Regulations Overview
Topic 2 - Site Characterization
Topic 3 - Health and Physical Hazards
Topic 4 - Hazard Recognition
Topic 5 - Radiation Hazards
Topic 6 - Respiratory Hazards
Topic 7 - PPE: Clothing/Ensembles
Topic 8 - PPE: Foot, Face, Hand
Topic 9 - Site Control
Topic 10 - Decontamination
Topic 11 - Medical Surveillance
Topic 12 - Air Monitoring
Topic 13 - Personal Sampling
Topic 14 - Material Sampling
Topic 15 - Safe Work Practices
Topic 16 - Health and Safety
Topic 17 - Emergency Procedures Hands-On Training with an ATN Instructor