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Health and Safety for EPA Site Supervisors
Hosted by Environmental Response Training Program (ERTP)

This eight hour course is for experienced personnel responsible for developing, implementing, or managing safety programs for hazardous waste clean-up operations, treatment, storage and disposal facilities, or responding to chemical emergencies. 

The course will help you answer the following questions as a site supervisor:

  • What are your health and safety responsibilities?
  • What do the National Oil and Hazardous Substances Pollution Contingency Plan (NCP) and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) say are your responsibilities and potential liabilities as the EPA representative?
  • What should you be looking for when reviewing a site health and safety plan?
  • How is an accident investigation conducted?

Topics discussed include responsibilities and liabilities, health and safety plans, accident investigations and lessons learned.

The instructional methodology for this course includes lecture, case studies, and group discussions. The target audience for this course is RPMs, OSCs and other site safety managers.  

This course meets the 29 CFR1910.120(e)(4) requirements of eight hours of initial training for on-site management and supervisors, directly responsible for, or who supervise employees engaged in, hazardous waste operations.

In compliance with Executive Order 13589 - Promoting Efficient Spending, Section 5; the ERTP will not be regularly printing or providing students hard copies of the course manual. Students may obtain an electronic copy of the student manual for personal printing or e-reading at

Note: This course is intended for U.S. EPA and U.S. Coast Guard personnel only.  

For general information contact Registrar by telephone at 513-251-7669 or via e-mail at

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  December 04, 2019 - December 04, 2019
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  May 14, 2019 - May 14, 2019
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Cancelled - Event Details
  March 06, 2019 - March 06, 2019
Bullet  Philadelphia, PA
Cancelled - Event Details
  March 05, 2019 - March 05, 2019
Bullet  Athens, GA
  March 02, 2016 - March 02, 2016
Bullet  Seattle, WA
Cancelled - Event Details
  June 09, 2015 - June 09, 2015
Bullet  Lenexa, KS
  May 19, 2015 - May 19, 2015
Bullet  Lenexa, KS
  May 18, 2015 - May 18, 2015
Bullet  Boston, MA
  February 24, 2015 - February 24, 2015
Bullet  San Francisco, CA
  February 19, 2015 - February 19, 2015
Bullet  San Francisco, CA
  February 18, 2015 - February 18, 2015
Bullet  Boston, MA
Postponed - Event Details
  January 28, 2015 - January 28, 2015
Bullet  Las Vegas, NV
  October 21, 2014 - October 21, 2014
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