Cochise College

CATALOG 2014-15

GTC 137 Hazwoper III (4)

Prerequisite(s): GTC 136.

The third in a sequence of three courses designed to train students in advanced techniques of hazardous waste operations and emergency response (Hazwoper), where the emphasis is on the proper cleanup and storage of hazardous waste in uncontrolled environments. Topics include hazardous product control, victim rescue and recovery, and air monitoring. After completion of the three-course sequence, students are eligible to test for Hazwoper certification under Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) standard 1910.120.

3 hours lecture, 2 hours laboratory.