Illinois Central College to Offer OSHA Hazardous Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER) Courses

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