ET 130 Health Effects of Environmental Hazardous Materials
This course is designed to educate individuals working in or seeking employment in areas that include health and safety responsibilities. It provides an overview of how to identify and evaluate the hazards of chemical, physical and biological agents that can be encountered in industrial operations, waste disposal and remediation sites.
ET 230 Safety and Emergency Response
This course is designed to provide individuals, who are working in or who seek employment in the environmental technology field, with hands-on instruction in safety and emergency response to chemical and physical exposures at hazardous waste sites. Topics include: hazard identification, emergency response planning, proper use and selection of PPE, site control and evaluation, handling drums and containers, field sampling and air monitoring, proper use of instruments, confined spaces, emergency response including field exercises in the use of APR and SCBA. This course satisfies the requirements for 40 hour HAZWOPER TRAINING under OSHA (1910.120) and confined space entry training under OSHA (1910.146).
ET 260 Environmental Sampling and Analysis
This course provides an overview of the techniques of sampling protocols for obtaining soil, air, surface water, and groundwater samples based on the U.S. EPA approved sampling protocols. In the lecture, emphasis is placed on the aspects of the procurement of the samples through the EPA approved standard operating procedures and practices. In the laboratory, the student will gain practical knowledge and skills for the appropriate collection and handling of environmental samples.