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Blue Ridge Hazardous Materials Classes

Course Descriptions

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.

Available Courses:
to be announced

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 Blue Ridge Community College campus. A required hands-on component and your final exam will be completed during the hands-on session at the College.

8-Hour HAZWOPER Refresher Online

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.

Available Courses:
to be announced

Additional Safety-Related Classes

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

Blue Ridge OSHA Classes

Course Descriptions

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

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

Wastewater Recertification Classes

Course Descriptions

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

Course Descriptions

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

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

Contact Us

ewdce@blueridge.edu
(828) 694-1735