ECCC Workforce Development offers OSHA

From press reports

OSHA HAZWOPER, training for Hazardous Waste Operations Workers, is being offered at the East Central Community College Career Advancement Center located in the old Spartus facility at 923 South Church Street in Louisville.

This 40-hour course provides training in remediation and clean-up of an uncontrolled hazardous waste site. In addition, emphasis is placed on site safety and health plans, response protocol, confined space entry, emergency planning, decontamination, trenching, and excavation.

The course is being taught by Ben Rosenkrans, experienced HAZMAT instructor and is required for persons working the American Creosote Site. The course will include classroom lecture and hands-on skills. Participants will receive a training manual, NIOSH Pocket Guidebook to Chemical Substances, and an Emergency Response Guide.

A certificate and 40-hour card will document your successful completion of the course. Pre-registration with payment and 100% completion of the course is required.

Training will begin Monday, August 6, 2012 from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and will run through Friday, August 10, 2012.

Cost of the class is $400 per trainee. Financial assistance may be available; please contact Chris Clark, ECCC Workforce Development Center Coordinator, Phone 601-635-6245.

For more information and to reserve your seat, contact Clark or Shelley Thomas, ECCC Louisville Site Coordinator, Phone 662-536-1150. Their email address is or