• Program: Environmental Health and Safety
  • Degree: Occupational Certificate
  • Credits: Total Occupational Certificate Credits 10
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This certificate is designed to develop basic applied skills required for management of hazardous materials and wastes in the industrial environment. This program is designed to develop minimum entry-level skills and knowledge for individuals working with these materials.

Career Opportunities

Hazardous Materials Technology graduates find employment in the areas of emergency response and hazardous materials/waste management.

Award Outcomes:

  • Select safe work practices
  • Recognize compliance with relevant regulations
  • Compare technical and procedural information
  • Categorize chemical/physical properties
  • Resolve unanticipated or changing conditions
  • Resolve hazardous materials release
  • Utilize response principles
  • Select personal protective equipment

Required Credits

Technical Studies Requirements 10 Credits
  • ENHS1020 Hazard Recognition and Control 3
  • ENHS1110 Chemistry of Hazardous Materials 3
  • ENHS1120 Hazardous Materials Management and Handling 1
  • ENHS1130 Personal Protective Equipment 2
  • ENHS1140 Incident Management for Business and Industry 1
General Education Requirements 0 Credits

Elective Credits

Technical Studies Electives 0 Credits
General Education Electives 0 Credits

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