Illinois Central College will offer two Hazardous Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER) courses designed to prepare participants with the health and safety procedures required at hazardous-material sites.
The 24-hour HAZWOPER course provides the 24-hour training mandated by OSHA and includes topics such as: OSHA regulations, general safety hazards, hazard communication for HAZWOPER, chemical hazard identification, respiratory protection and chemical personal-protective equipment (PPE), just to name a few. The 24-hour training will be July 7, 14, and 21, from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Hickory Hall 105, on the ICC North Campus, located at 5407 N. University St., Peoria. Cost for the 24-hour training course is $495 per person.
ICC also will offer an 8-hour HAZWOPER course on July 19 from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. for participants needing a refresher only. Course topics will include: OSHA regulation, hazardous waste, hazardous communication and handling hazardous materials. Cost of the refresher course is $165 per person.
The instructor for both classes is Adam Munn, a long-standing member of the American Society of Safety Engineers. Munn has earned board-certified designation as a certified Safety Professional and a Certified Healthcare Safety Professional.
Training materials for both classes are provided. Courses include hands-on exercises, group tabletops, and PPE donning exercises. Both classes will conclude with a final exam.
To register or for more information, call (309) 690-6909 or go online to icc.edu/pdi/technical