Biological/Hazardous Waste & Lead Remediation Courses

BIOLOGICAL DECONTAMINATION                                 32 Hours

With the possibility of pandemics and biological terrorist threats, this course is devised to prepare workers in the event there is exposure to contagions and chemicals.  Health effects, necessary personal protective equipment (PPE) and proper methods of abatement and decontamination are covered in this important training course.

HAZARDOUS WASTE WORKER                                                  45 Hours

The class informs workers how to recognize hazards on the job site, as well as how to describe different types of hazards.  Hazard Communication, health effects, types of personal protective equipment (PPE) are covered.  Decontamination procedures, site safety and health plans, material handling and sampling, workplace monitoring, permit required confined space and legal rights of workers on hazardous waste sites.


The course reviews information provided in the 40-hour Hazardous Waste Worker course. In addition, new regulations, technologies, and advancements are covered. During this presentation, skilled hazardous waste workers have an opportunity to discuss their work experiences.  Hazard Recognition, Hazard Communication, Health Effects, Personal Protective Equipment, Decontamination, Site Safety and Health Plan, Material Handling and Sampling, Workplace Monitoring, Permit-required Confined Space are covered.

LEAD OSHA AWARENESS                                                             8 Hours

This course provides a history of lead and its uses.  The topics covered include health effects from lead exposure, workplace regulations such as exposure limits, sampling methods, hazard communication, your legal rights, personal protective equipment (PPE), site safety and work practices.

LEAD EPA WORKER INITIAL                                             16 Hours

The topics covered include health effects, lead regulations, personal protective equipment (PPE), site safety, sampling methods, residential/Housing of Urban Development (HUD)

inspections and risk assessment, residential and HUD work practices, abatement methods and disposal procedures, hazard communication and the legal rights of workers.

LEAD RENOVATOR (Lead RRP)                                                    8 Hours

This course is required for worker compliance with the EPA’s Lead RRP rule. The rule requires that contractors performing renovation, repair, and painting projects that disturb lead-based paint in pre-1978 homes, child care facilities and schools be certified by EPA and that they use certified renovators who are trained by EPA-approved training providers to follow lead-safe work practices.  At least one worker from each contractor on each shift performing these activities must be certified.

LEAD EPA WORKER REFRESHER                                     8 Hours

This course is an abbreviated form of the Lead EPA Worker Initial course.  This course is given to maintain certification and to stay current on all new methods of abatement technologies and updates in regulations.

LEAD SUPERVISOR INITIAL                                              40 Hours

The Lead Supervisor Initial Course builds on the information provided in the Lead EPA Worker and the Lead OSHA Awareness Courses.  Abatement supervisors are provided with information on their responsibilities during abatement projects.  The Lead Supervisor Certification stays in affect for 3 years.

LEAD SUPERVISOR REFRESHER                                       8 Hours

The Lead Supervisor Refresher must be taken before the Lead Supervisor Certification expires every three years.  This course reviews all material used in the 40-hour Lead Supervisor Initial Course.

MICROBIAL REMEDIATION                                               24 Hours

This course encompasses Mold, Fungus and a multitude of bacterial and biological hazards.  Identification, personal protective equipment (PPE), symptoms of exposure and abatement of these biological hazards are covered in great detail in this course.

MOLD REMEDIATION                                                           8 Hours

This course discusses the different kinds of mold and how to handle them properly with the personal protective equipment (PPE).  Workers are made aware of the health risks and their rights on a mold remediation job site.

PCB POLYCHLORINATED BIPHENYLS                            4 Hours

Information on the possible carcinogenic risk of human exposure to polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) comes from studies of occupational populations and of populations exposed to the compounds accidentally. PCB has been used as an insulating liquid found in transformers and capacitors.   PCB’s were often mixed with solvents and is a by product of certain chemicals laborers may come in contact with.