The Prevention, Preparedness and Response (P2R) Academy
the Texas-Utah Consortium for Hazardous Waste Workers Training


March 4-8, 2019
Richardson, Texas


March 4-8, 2019

8:00AM - 5:00PM CST


University of Texas at Dallas
800 W. Campbell Road
SG 1.216

Richardson, TX 75080

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Pamela D. Phillips
Program Coordinator 

UTHealth| School of Public Health
Prevention, Preparedness and Response (P2R) Academy 

About the Course

 The HAZWOPER Hazardous Materials course for general site workers is a 40-hour week-long class. The Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response Standard (OSHA 29 CFR 1910.120) applies to employers and their employees who are exposed or potentially exposed to hazardous substances--including hazardous waste--and who are engaged in one of the following five operations: 1) clean-up operations conducted at uncontrolled hazardous waste sites; 2) corrective actions covered by the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA); 3) voluntary clean-up operations at uncontrolled hazardous waste sites; 4) operations conducted at treatment, storage, and disposal facilities regulated by the RCRA Emergency Response; 5) operations involving hazardous substances. 


Course Topics

  • Hazard/risk assessment techniques 
  • Selection and use of PPE
  • Decontamination procedures
  • Control, containment, and confinement operations
  • Implementing emergency response plans; classification, identification, and verification of materials 
  • Incident Command System.

Registration Refund and Course Cancellation Policy

To cancel your registration, send an e-mail to To refund your registration, we must receive your cancellation e-mail no later than 10 business days prior to the course start date. We will deduct a $50 administrative fee from the refunded amount. Cancellations received after the refund deadline will not be processed. If you paid your registration via check, provide the check number in your e-mail.

P2R Academy reserves the right to cancel a course no later than 10 business days prior to the course start date. If we cancel a course, we will notify you via the e-mail address provided on your registration form. Our liability for cancelled events is limited to the registration fee paid per course.


Training provided by P2R Academy is supported by the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) under awards U45ES019360 and UH4ES027055.