2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog

ENSC 50733 Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response

Prerequisites: Must be a Science & Engineering major, graduate student, or have permission of instructor. This course is designed to teach the basics of worker protection for those who will work with hazardous substances during clean up operations and emergency response. The course is designed to meet the requirements of OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) regulations under 29 CFR 1910.120. At the completion of the course, students will understand the basics of hazardous materials/substances, routes of exposure, personal protective equipment, and permissible exposure limits. Students who complete the entire 40 hours of instruction will receive an occupational certification for the 40-hour initial course in accordance with 29 CFR 19101.120.