Health Safety Regional Training 1

Technical Training Course Descriptions




4-Hour Hazardous Communication/GHS Monday, November 2, 2015 AM Session
The purpose of this hazard communication training course is to update attendees on the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) changes to Hazardous Communication (HAZCOM) regulations pertaining to the uniformity of hazardous materials labeling and the development of materials safety data sheets. The learning objectives of this course are to: (1) present the U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA Hazard Communication Standards; (2) describe the basic elements of the Hazard Communications Program; (3) discuss the nature of chemical hazards and the types of exposures they present; (4) list the information required on each of the four types of hazardous chemical containers; (5) describe the required sections of a Safety Data Sheet; and (6) identify the basic requirements of the hazard communication training program.
Regulatory Agency: OSHA, 29CFR1910.1200
Target Audience: This training is for all personnel who handling hazardous materials, from shipping/receiving, lab workers, waste handlers, maintenance, grounds and custodial who use chemicals.


4-Hour Ebola Awareness Monday, November 2, 2015 PM Session
This course is intended to be a general introductory primer to Ebola awareness and prevention for those who are not working in a medical or public health capacity. According to the World Health Organization, the Ebola outbreak currently affecting parts of West Africa is the most severe acute public health emergency in modern times. Cultivating an awareness of the disease and proper precautionary measures are necessary to protect those who may come in contact with individuals infected with the illness. This course presents a compilation of CDC materials on the following:

  • general information about Ebola Virus Disease,
  • how the virus is spread,
  • the symptoms and diagnosis,
  • infection prevention techniques,
  • possible treatments, and
  • WHO/CDC protocol


4-Hour AHERA Asbestos Tuesday, November 3, 2015 AM and PM Session
Maintenance, custodial as well as individuals who run cable and phone wiring may encounter or come into contact with asbestos containing material (ACM) while working. The Asbestos Hazard Emergency Response Act (AHERA) and the Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) require employees of schools and public buildings to receive asbestos training who may come in contact with asbestos containing materials (ACM). AHERA Asbestos training is intended to provide information on how to recognize suspect ACM, safely work around asbestos, and how to facilitate appropriate reactions to damaged material. NOTE: This training course is NOT designed to provide certification for an individual to disturb, remove, clean-up, encapsulate, sample, or perform any other activities associated with asbestos management.




8-Hour Asbestos Refresher Monday, November 2, 2015 AM and PM Session
This course is designed to meet the refresher course requirements of the EPA‘s Model Accreditation Program and state regulations. Participants are presented with up-to-date information regarding current regulations, equipment, and abatement procedures and techniques.


4-Hour Emergency Preparedness Tuesday, November 3, 2015 AM Session
This course is designed to assist emergency preparers in understanding and preparing for their roles and responsibilities in an emergency or terrorist event. Additionally, the course presents information related to addressing mental health needs and the needs of special populations in an emergency, in addition to assisting Emergency Preparers in recognizing the types and impacts of emergencies and disasters affecting their facilities. Topics in this course are based on National Incident Management System (NIMS) training objectives.
Regulatory Agency: OSHA, DOT, EPA, FEMA, LEPD
Target Audience: This training is for those who ship, receive and store hazardous materials. Also for those are responsible for the safe, secured handling of hazardous at their facility.


4-Hour Hazardous Waste Management Tuesday, November 3, 2015 PM Session
This training curriculum seeks to introduce attendees to the regulatory requirements for the management of hazardous waste. This includes training and disposal requirements under EPA’s Hazardous and Solid Waste Regulations (RCRA) for generators of hazardous waste. It focuses on critical thinking, problem solving, communication skills and environmental awareness.


Environmental Health & Safety Training - 2015 Savannah Regional Training
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