Contract Courses

Contract Courses

TNEC offers its clients two options to meet their training needs. Clients can choose from:

  1. Contract Course Training (this page)
  2. Open Enrollment Training (learn more)
  3. Course Descriptions (View here)

Contract courses are designed on TNEC's standard course curriculum and then they are customized to meet the needs of a specific client or industry. Course customization considers personnel needs, equipment, chemical exposure, past incidents encountered, employees and management experience in designing a customized site-specific course.

Pricing for contract courses is based on several factors including number of participants, location and training materials required. Most contract courses can be delivered at the contracting client's site or at the TNEC Training Center in Lowell, MA.

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Course Descriptions

(101) Basic Superfund Site Worker - 40 Hour

The course responds to the OSHA 1910.120 requirements for 40-hour health and safety training of workers employed at abandoned waste sites. Topics covered include hazard recognition, physical and chemical properties of hazardous materials, safety basic toxicology, decontamination procedures and practices, sampling, monitoring, drum handling, introduction to chemical protective clothing, respiratory protection, site safety plans, and rights and responsibilities under the law. Instruction involves hands-on sessions and simulations of field operations.

(102) Site Worker Refresher / BLENDED LEARNING

The curriculum for the Site Worker Refresher is reviewed and modified each year to reflect new modules. The typical curriculum includes Reviews of: Student Work History for the Past Year, the HAZWOPER Standard, use of the NIOSH Pocket Guide & MSDS's, Air Monitoring, Respiratory Protection & PPE, Decon and Spill Control. Also included is a HAZWOPER Review Game and the consideration by students of actions they might take to improve safety when they return to work. The Refresher concludes with a final Table-Top Activity relating to the evaluation of a storage facility suspected to contain hazardous materials/wastes and how removal of same should proceed.

(102) Site Worker Refresher - 8 Hour

The curriculum for the Site Worker Refresher is reviewed and modified each year to reflect new modules. The typical curriculum includes Reviews of: Student Work History for the Past Year, the HAZWOPER Standard, use of the NIOSH Pocket Guide & MSDS's, Air Monitoring, Respiratory Protection & PPE, Decon and Spill Control. Also included is a HAZWOPER Review Game and the consideration by students of actions they might take to improve safety when they return to work. The Refresher concludes with a final Table-Top Activity relating to the evaluation of a storage facility suspected to contain hazardous materials/wastes and how removal of same should proceed.

(104) Site Supervisor Basic Course

Under OSHA 1910.120(e), workers responsible for supervision at a hazardous waste site are required to take this one day course in addition to the 40-hour course. It is designed to train supervisors on various issues, including motivating safe work practices, accident investigation, monitoring and work zones also including handling the media, OSHA inspections, the utility of Standard Operating Procedures (SOP's) and the use of the Job Safety Analysis (JSA) tool.

(301) Emergency Response Refresher

This course is designed for members of emergency response teams in the public and/or private sector. The curriculum for the Refresher is reviewed and modified each year to reflect new modules. The typical curriculum includes Reviews of: Student Work History for the Past Year, the HAZWOPER Standard, use of the NIOSH Pocket Guide & MSDS's, Air Monitoring, Respiratory Protection & PPE, Decon and Spill Control. Also included is a HAZWOPER Review Game and the consideration by students of actions they might take to improve safety when they return to work. The Refresher concludes with a final Table-Top Activity relating to the evaluation of a storage facility suspected to contain hazardous materials/wastes and how removal of same should proceed.

(302) Emergency Response Basic Operations

The HAZWOPER Emergency Response Basic Operations Level course covers the requirements for small spills under 29CFR.1910.120(q). Activities can include PPE, respiratory protection, defensive control and procedures relative to decontamination.

(303) Emergency Responder HazMat Technician - 24 hour

The course is designed to meet OSHA requirements for training industrial emergency response workers and workers at RCRA licensed facilities involved in the generation, treatment, storage, and disposal of hazardous waste. For industrial workers, the emphasis is on anticipation of the possible emergencies that arise at fixed industrial settings. Topics covered include confined space entry and response to chemical emergencies. For RCRA workers, emphasis is placed on anticipation, recognition, evaluation, and control of safety and health hazards during normal operations and in emergencies. Also addressed are the required hazard communication program, medical surveillance program, and decontamination procedures.

(304) Emergency Response Awareness_Disaster Preparedness For Municipal Workers

This training is also intended to raise awareness that pre-incident training is essential to ensure worker safety and health in response to disasters. All workers at disaster sites need to be aware of the differences between disaster sites and regular construction or demolition worksites and be able to inspect, don, and doff air-purifying respirators.

(306) Emergency Response Incident Commander

This 8-hour course is for individuals who are responsible for managing and directing all response operations during and emergency at their facility. This course is offered as a supplement to the TNEC 24-hour Emergency Responder Training and is available on both an open enrollment basis and a contract basis. This course is most effective when delivered on a contract basis where simulated emergencies for that specific site can be incorporated into the training. Some of the subject areas covered include: making an assessment, on-scene reporting, setting goals and objectives, and tactical operation.

(309) Emergency Response For Specific Hazards_CBRNE

During this course students will learn a variety of hazard awareness and emergency preparedness skills which will make them better equipped to deal with all hazards emergency situations, as well as assist first responders and emergency management officials in certain aspects of response and post event recovery activities.

(309) Emergency Response For Specific Hazards_Work Zone Safety At HAZMAT Incidents

The objective of this training is to decrease the risk of municipal and other worker injury and illness in and around work and construction zones from traffic, especially in the case of hazmat emergencies. In this training, students practice how to develop and implement a formal traffic control plan for work zone safety. They also simulate the use of assorted barriers, traffic calmers, high-visibility clothing and traffic controls when working on or near public roads. The course is intended to assist workers in dealing with emergency response situations as well as day-to-day work zone issues.

(323) Disaster Site Worker

This training is intended to raise awareness that pre-incident training is essential to ensure worker safety and health in response to disasters. All workers at disaster sites need to be aware of the differences between disaster sites and regular construction or demolition worksites and be able to inspect, don and doff air-purifying respirators.

(807) Basic First Aid

The First Aid course is designed to provide rescuers the fundamental skills to recognize and treat medical emergencies. This video-based, hands-on course will teach students scene safety, the signs and symptoms of diabetes, stroke and seizures and how to best treat these emergencies. Students will also learn how to control bleeding, treat for shock and burns, and minimize spinal damage due to head and spine injuries. In addition, students will be trained on Adult CPR and AED (if needed). A course completion certification will be provided to those who successfully complete the course.

(808) Adult CPR

The adult Heartsaver CPR course is designed to provide lay rescuers the fundamental skills and confidence to perform CPR on an adult. This course will teach participants how to recognize and alleviate airway obstructions, the proper use of an AED (Auto External Defibrillator) and the signs, symptoms and corrective action for a stroke or heart attack. A course completion certification e-card will be provided to those who successfully complete the course.

(901) Confined Space_(Entrant, Attendant, Supervisor)

During this 14-hour program participants will learn the proper procedures for making entry into Permit Required Confined Spaces. This program of instruction will prepare the participant to operate in the capacity of Entrant, Attendant or Supervisor during Confined Space (CS) operations. Participants will become familiar with OSHA's Confined Space Standard, which is codified at 29 CFR 1910.146, and how to properly employ the permit program. This course is a combination of half classroom instruction with the other half devoted to practical scenarios in actual permit spaces utilizing the appropriate personal protective equipment, meters and ventilation. This course of instruction is required by OSHA before an employee can enter a Permit Required Confined Space. A special emphasis is placed on safety and non-entry rescue.

(905) General Industry Safety_OSHA 10

General industry can be broadly defined as any industry that falls under the OSHA Standard for General Industry, Title 29 of the Code of Federal Regulations, Part 1910. It is generally accepted that these places of business are static in nature and do not include agriculture, construction, and maritime industries. These regulations were designed to cover the safety of general industry employees; they are cited in other Parts of Title 29 to address hazards in other industries.

(905) Construction Safety_OSHA 10

This two day course is intended to provide a variety of safety and health training to entry level workers in the construction industry. It emphasizes hazard identification, avoidance, control and prevention, not OSHA standards. Training is based on various topics in OSHA's 1926 Construction Industry Regulations. Course requirements are set by OSHA's Directorate of Training and Education (DTE).

(905) Construction Safety_OSHA 30

This four to five-day course is intended to promote workplace safety and health and to make workers more knowledgeable about workplace hazards and their rights. The course emphasizes hazard identification, avoidance, control and prevention and other various topics found in OSHA Publication 2254, Training Requirements in OSHA Standards and Training Guidelines.

(910) Lock Out / Tag Out

The Lockout/Tagout standard requires the adoption and implementation of practices and procedures to shut down equipment, isolate it from its energy source(s), and prevent the release of potentially hazardous energy while maintenance and servicing activities are being performed.

(913) Hazard Communications_HAZCOM

This training is intended to promote common, consistent criteria for classifying chemicals according to their health, physical, and environmental hazards and to encourage the use of compatible hazard labels, safety data sheets for workers, and other hazard communication information based on the resulting classifications.

(931) Muck & Gut

This training program is designed to help participants avoid injuries and possible death due to trauma, and to avoid diseases, illnesses, injuries, or possible death due to exposure to hazardous substances.

(932) GHS_Hazard Communications

This training is intended to promote common, consistent criteria for classifying chemicals according to their health, physical, and environmental hazards and to encourage the use of compatible hazard labels, safety data sheets for workers, and other hazard communication information based on the resulting classifications.

(1205) Infectious Disease Awareness

This course is designed to prepare workers and communities for emerging and infectious diseases and provide a basic awareness of infectious diseases and how to protect themselves and their communities.

Request a Quote

For information about scheduling a private online event or in-person training at your facility, please submit the contact form below including date you are interested in and best contact information (if other than email) in the comment section.