The P2R Consortium for Hazardous Waste Worker Training (P2R) is a partnership between the University of Texas School of Public Health's Southwest Center for Occupational and Environmental Health and the University of Utah's Rocky Mountain Center for Occupational and Environmental Health, currently known as the Prevention, Preparedness, and Response (P2R) Academy. The P2R Academy offers hazardous materials worker training and a HazMat Leadership Academy designed for current or aspiring managers and leaders.
Hazwoper Courses (Online and In-person)
Biological and Infectious Agent Health and Safety in Emerging Technologies (BioSTET) Training (Free Online)
This course will explore the fundamentals of developing a site health and safety plan that includes provisions for biological safety. Course participants will be introduced to definitions, critical components, engineering controls, PPE used to eliminate site hazards and exposures, the economics of an effective site health and safety plan, and specific applicants where the site health and safety plan effectively included biological safety, as demonstrated through clinical and/or medical device case studies.
The course will provide a basic overview and understanding of the content of Hazwoper training courses including the 40-hour, 8-hour refresher and First Responder Operations level courses. Students will gain enough knowledge to teach these courses with the appropriate level of preparation before each class.
The course will provide content to deliver the following learning objectives:
- Provide an overview of the history of Hazwoper and the Safety and Environmental acts leading to the standard.
- Establish an understanding of hazardous materials concepts principles and properties.
- Create an understanding of the standards components and how each fits into the risk management process at a waste clean up or emergency response site.
- Provide a solid understanding of the primary tools used to interpret and understand hazardous materials and how to use these tools during the assessment process.
- Provide students with examples of practical scenarios that bring key course components together in a practical manner stressing teamwork, patience, resource use and a focus on investigative skills.
The training consists of 32 hours online/8 hours instructor led skills training - please contact Rachel Brown at firstname.lastname@example.org to register for the skills portion.
Our 24 hour hazwoper course will teach you how to protect yourself and stay safe, even if you have limited exposure to hazardous substances, under permissible exposure limits (PELs). The course gives you a though understanding of OSHA standard 29 CFR 1910.120(e)(3).
If you work with hazardous materials that are above permissible exposure limits, you are required to take the 40 hour course. Please take the 32-hour hazwoper course and contact email@example.com to schedule for the hands-on portion.
Online 24 Hour Hazwoper Feedback
Our 32-hour hazwoper course will teach you how to protect yourself and stay safe, even if you have limited exposure to hazardous substances, under permissible exposure limits (PELs). This course gives your a though understanding of OSHA standard 29 CFR 1910.120(e)(3).
If you work with hazardous materials that are above permissible exposure limits, your are required to take the 40 hour hazawoper course. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to sign up for the remaining 8 hour hands on portion to complete the 40 hour certification.
Online 32 Hour Hazwoper Feedback
The 40 Hour Hazwoper Hybrid is 32 hours online and 8 hours in-person for the hands on/skills portion. Please take the Online 32-hour Hazwoper prior to the hands on/skills portion of the course.
If you work with hazardous substances, above permissible exposure limits (PELs) this course is required by OSHA. The course will give you a though understanding of OSHA standard 29 CFR 1910.120(e)(3). Please contact email@example.com to sign up for the 8 hour hands-on portion.
Online 40 Hour Hybrid Feedback.
FREE Online Hazwoper Courses:
Participants will learn how to understand and recognize a hazardous materials and how to use available resources and notify proper authorities in the event of a hazardous materials emergency.
Online Hazmat Awareness Feedback
This course consists of (4) modules: slips, trips, fall, ergonomics, safety for workers (general industry), and chemical hazards.
FREE Online COVID-19 Trainings
This exclusive online training course provides US workers with expert guidance on health, safety, virus prevention, employee rights, and COVID-19 policy. Innovations in eLearning and machine learning software have allowed us to create a memorable, engaging training experience that adapts to learners of all backgrounds and experience. The course is 2 hours and you will be awarded 0.2 Continuing Education Credisrt upon completion.
Increase health and awareness for responders and workers with potential exposure to COVID-19. Employers and workers have responsibilities under the OSH Act. OSHA requires that employers provide a safe and healthy workplace free of recognized hazards and follow OSHA standards.
Protect Yourself from COVID 19 in the Workplace Feedback
FREE ONLINE "Business Safety Success" and "Workplace Safety Modification" During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Students will lean science-based best practices for keeping employees safe and healthy during the COVID-19 pandemic. Prodcedures or health monitoring, cleaning, sanitation, distancing, PPE, workplace modifications, and disinfection will be presented. This course provides ideas for re-constituting and re-structuring business operations to overcome the challenges brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic. Review of individual protections provided under HIPAA, ADA, and FFCRA is included.
Business Safety Success and Workplace Safety Modifications Feedback
Other FREE Online Courses
This course educates people about disaster preparedness and trains them in basic disaster response skills, such as fire safety, light search and rescue, team organization, and disaster medical operations.
Online CERT Feedback
This course trains individuals and communities how to work together in the coordination of responding to a disaster or emergency (based on the FEMA guide, "Are you Ready: A Citizen's Guide".
Online NERP Feedback
Course Dates 2024
40-hour HAZWOPER Hybrid
(32 Hours Online/8 Hours In-Person/Skills)
|March 15, 2024 Registration||Salt Lake City, UT ($295 paid Hazready online)|
|April 12, 2024 Registration||Salt Lake City, UT ($295 paid Hazready online)|
|May 17, 2024 Registration||
Salt Lake City, UT ($295 paid Hazready online)
|June 21, 2024 Registration||Salt Lake City, UT ($295 paid Hazready online)|
|September 13, 2024 Registration||Salt Lake City, UT ($295 paid Hazready online)|
|October 18, 2024 Registration||Salt Lake City, UT ($295 paid Hazready online)|
|November 15, 2024 Registration||Salt Lake City, UT ($295 paid Hazready online)|
8-hour HAZWOPER Refresher
|February 16, 2024 Registration||Salt Lake City, UT (Virtual) ($90 UofU Registration)|
|April 19, 2024 Registration||Salt Lake City, UT (Virtual) ($90 UofU Registration)|
|June 7, 2024 Registration||Salt Lake City, UT (Virtual) ($90 UofU Registration)|
|August 9, 2024 Registration||Salt Lake City, UT (Virtual) ($90 UofU Registration)|
|November 8, 2024 Registration||Salt Lake City, UT (Virtual) ($90 UofU Registration)|
*There is a 5 student minimum for all courses
If you have any questions or would like to schedule a private or virtual training course, please contact Rachel Brown, Program Manager at 801-696-4550 or firstname.lastname@example.org