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The Institute for Industry-Education Collaboration is proud to be an OSHA Education Center affiliate site. 

The OSHA Education Center at The University of Texas at Arlington is the top-ranked OSHA Training Institute
Education Center in the country. The center provides OSHA prescribed professional and regulatory instruction 
through educators with decades of real world experiece and leadership that upholds the highest quality standards
to ensure students have training and support services required to protect workers, reduce losses, and realize the 
profitability of a safety and healthful work environment. 

Current OSHA offerings:


HAZWOPER First Responder Operations Level
March 14-16, 2016, 8am-5pm
$395.00, 2.4 CEUs

This course designed for individuals who respond to releases or potential releases of hazardous substances as part of the initial response to the site for the purpose of protecting nearby persons, property, or the environment from the effects of the release. This program provides these individuals with the training required to respond in a defensive fashion without actually trying to stop the release and to contain the release from a safe distance, keep it from spreading, and prevent exposures. Topics include: basic hazard and risk assessment techniques; personal protective equipment; hazardous material terms; control, containment, and confinement operations; decontamination procedures; incident command system; toxicology; and, pre-event and event-specific planning. To register https://web-ded.uta.edu/wconnect/ace/CourseStatus.awp?&course=16HM245004 

HAZWOPER Annual Refresher
March 17, 2016, 8:00am-5:00pm
$195.00, 0.8 CEUs
This course is designed as a refresher course for individuals who have current certification as a HAZWOPER General Site Worker, First Responder Awareness Level or First Responder Operations Level. This training is required within one year of the initial 40-hour course completion and yearly thereafter. Topics include: hazardous materials and the risks associated with them; hazmat recognition and identification; the role of the awareness level individual; site security and control; the Emergency Response Guidebook; additional resource needs; and, communications. In addition, it will also cover personal protective equipment; hazardous material terms; control, containment, and confinement operations; decontamination procedures; incident command system; toxicology; and, pre-event and event specific planning. This course discusses and reviews changes in Federal and State regulations as well as relevant, upcoming legislation. In addition, developments in state-of-the-art practices and technologies, as well as key aspects from the initial training is discussed. This course satisfies the annual refresher training requirements of Title 29 Code of Federal Regulations, Part 1910.120(e & q). To register https://web-ded.uta.edu/wconnect/ace/CourseStatus.awp?&course=16HM242003

HAZWOPER First Responder Awareness Level
March 18, 2016, 8:00am-5:00pm
$195.00, 0.8 CEUs

This course is designed for individuals who are likely to witness or discover a hazardous substance release. This course provides the required training so these individuals may initiate an emergency response sequence by notifying the proper authorities of the release. Topics covered in the course include: hazardous materials and the risks associated with them; potential outcomes associated with an emergency incident; haz-mat recognition; haz-mat identification; the role of the awareness level individual; site security and control; DOT Emergency Response Guidebook; additional resource needs; and, communications. To register https://web-ded.uta.edu/wconnect/ace/CourseStatus.awp?&course=16HM244004