Environmental and Safety

Environmental and Safety course can be customized to a company's needs.

BRCC Hazardous Materials Classes

24 Hour Moderate Risk HAZWOPER Online
OSHA–required training that meets the requirements of 29 CFR 1910.120 for HAZMAT technicians needing 24 hour Moderate Risk certification. All course work will be completed online.


40 Hour HAZWOPER Hazardous Waste Operations — Hybrid Course
OSHA–required 40 hour HAZWOPER certification meeting the requirements of 29 CFR 1910.120 for hazardous waste-site personnel, supervisors, and managers. Students must complete all online course lessons and quizzes before participating in the hands-on session at BRCC campus. Required hands-on component will be <<DATE>> in ARTS 120. Final exam will be completed during the hands-on session. 


HAZWOPER Refresher Online—8 Hours
OSHA–required refresher for students who have completed HAZWOPER 40 Hour and/or 24 Hour Spill Response certifications. Training as specified in 29 CFR 1910.120. All course work will be completed online. 


Additional HazMat Classes

  • 8 Hour HAZWOPER
  • 24 Hour Hazardous Materials Technician
  • Incident Command — Waste Site Supervisor
  • DOT Hazardous Material Awareness



OSHA 10 for General Industry
The 10-hour Outreach program provides entry-level workers training on General Industry safety and health, such as Lock Out/Tag Out and Machine Guarding.  


OSHA 30 for General Industry
The course is a comprehensive safety program for those in general industry. Devised for safety directors and field supervisors, the program provides complete information on OSHA compliance issues.  


OSHA 10 for Construction
As an orientation for new workers and as a refresher for experience workers, this course focuses on the hazards associated with the construction industry. 


OSHA 30 for Construction
The course is a comprehensive safety program for anyone involved in the construction industry. Designed for safety directors, foremen, and field supervisors, the program provides complete information on safety compliance issues.


Additional Safety Related Classes

  • Shock & Arc Flash Protection for Electrical Workers  NFPA 70E
  • ForkLift
  • ForkLift Train the Trainer
  • Fall Protection
  • Overhead Crane Safety
  • Rigging
  • Lock Out/Tag Out
  • Machine Guarding
  • Hazard Communications
  • Developing an Effective Safety Program

Wastewater Recertification Classes

Approved only for wastewater operators by NC DENR for 10 recertification hours.

WW Treatment — Disinfect-Chlorine Online
WW Treatment — Fixed Film Process Online
WW Treatment — Pond Systems Online
WW Treatment — Pollution Control Online
WW Preliminary Treatment Online
WW Primary Treatment Online
WW Suspended Growth Systems Online

In addition to reading assignments for test preparation, each course is enhanced with audio, up-to-date photographs, interactive exercises, and related online links.


Water & Wastewater Recertification Classes

Approved for water and wastewater operators by NC DENR for 6 recertification hours.

  • Pump Types, Components and Repair
  • Basic Pump Hydraulics & Operating Conditions
  • Electrical Fundamental for Water — Wastewater
  • Process Control
  • Utility Cave-In Protection & Competent Person Training
  • Waste and Wastewater Disinfection
  • Math Refresher — Water & Wastewater Operators


Contact Us

picture Monique EakerMonique Eaker
Continuing Education Program Specialist
(828) 694-1744