OSHA Hazwoper Training Now Qualifies for CEUs at Columbia Southern University
The Hazwoper 40 Hour training course now qualifies as credit toward Columbia Southern University’s (CSU) Associate of Applied Science in Occupational Safety and Health degree. Students who complete the course will earn 3 CEU’s toward their AS degree. The course satisfies requirements for CSU course BOS 3125 Hazardous Material Management.
Degree Recognized by Board of Certified Safety Professionals
The three year AS in Occupational Safety and Health degree is recognized by the safety industry’s leading professional organization, the Board of Certified Safety Professionals. It satisfies requirements toward the application process for certification as an Associate Safety Professional (ASP) or as a Certified Safety Professional (CSP). This degree is an excellent choice for students and workers interested in pursuing careers in workplace or community health and safety, working to prevent accidents, identify hazards and participate in disaster response and prevention. Safety and health professionals provide support to engineers, management and medical staff in industry, government and their communities.
OSHA Hazwoper 40 Training and Career Advancement
The Hazwoper 40 Course is designed to prepare students for work in the safe handling and proper storage of hazardous chemicals and materials in manufacturing, warehousing, transportation and other areas. They may also work at hazardous waste sites or with emergency response units, dealing with such situations as hazardous waste storage and inspection, and spill site cleanup and treatment.
The in depth Hazwoper 40 course covers all topics that fall under the OSHA regulation 29 CFR 1910.120, which sets guidelines for the handling and storage of hazardous chemicals and materials, safeguarding employees in the workplace and the protection of the environment. It lays out procedures pertaining to hazardous waste operations and emergency response.
Many employers require the Hazwoper 40 hour course for certain positions. In addition to completing the online course, students must also complete supplemental hands on training, which is usually done by the employer at the worksite. Students completing the course will receive a certificate of completion to be provided to their employer, and kept for your records.
Enrollment in the degree program allows students to apply to obtain professional certification. Individuals who are interested in enrollment in any of the CSU occupational safety and health degree programs may visit their website for more information.