Requirements and applications of federal, state and local hazardous material laws and regulations. Emphasizes program compliance with the OSHA Hazard Communication Plan, EPA Community Right-To-Know, Department of Transportation, Proposition 65, and Emergency Response Plan. Provides an understanding of the legal framework of hazardous materials laws and requirements. Step-by-step program developments: written plan, obtaining/ interpreting MSDSs, labeling, emergency responders site map, shipping, handling and training. Students will develop plans related to hazardous materials management through hands-on program development: DEH/HMD Hazardous Material Business Plan, OSHA Hazardous Communication Plan, and components of a CalARP and RMP as well as planning and reporting functions.
Prerequisite: EHSM 100 or equivalent with a grade of "C" or better or "Pass" or concurrent enrollment
Recommended Preparation: None
4 UNITS 4 hours lecture