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FST 1555 Hazardous Waste Operations & Emergency Response (HAZWOPER)

Training required to enter or work on a hazardous waste site with emphasis on personnel safety, site hazards, toxicology, personal protective equipment, decontamination, site characterization and site control. Two classroom, two lab hours per week.

Division: Business and Public Services
Department: Fire Science Technology
Repeatable Credit: No
Offered Online: No

Prereqs: NONE  


  • Describe the elements of a site safety plan.
  • Identify regulatory laws.
  • Distinguish and describe the occupational hazards associated with hazardous waste sites.
  • Identify and correctly wear various personal protective equipment.

Credit Hours: 3

Classroom Hours: 2
Lab Hours: 2