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HEO 105 - Heavy Equip Regulation & Safety 2

Credits: 5
3 Lecture Hours 4 Lab Hours

Prerequisites: HEO 101  

This course provides students with an understanding of the hazards, regulations, proper procedures, decontamination, and protective equipment associated with the remediation of hazardous waste sites. While outfitted in personal protective equipment on a simulated waste site, students participate in hands-on exercises in the methodology of using equipment to perform remediation tasks.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will:

  1. List the safety hazards associated with the remediation of hazardous waste sites.
  2. List the regulations governing the role of heavy equipment operators engaged in the remediation of hazardous waste sites.
  3. Explain the proper application of personal protective equipment.
  4. Demonstrate the proper procedures for wearing and decontaminating personal protective equipment.
  5. Demonstrate the correct utilization of heavy equipment to perform removal of hazardous waste sites in a simulated situation.
Listed Topics
  1. Safety Hazards of Hazardous Waste Sites
  2. Regulations Covering Heavy Equipment Utilized in the Removal of Hazardous Waste
  3. Personal Protective Equipment
  4. Decontamination Procedures
  5. Waste Removal Techniques
Reference Materials
  1. Working Safely With Hazardous Materials, IUOE
  2. Scraper Safety
  3. Crawler/Tractor Loader Safety

Approved By: Johnson, Alex Date Approved: 09/11/2008

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