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IVCC BTC offers OSHA training

Published: Wednesday, May 7, 2014 12:26 p.m. CDT

OGLESBY — Illinois Valley Community College’s Business Training Center will offer “OSHA 24 Hour Industrial Chemical Spill Response Training” from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 16 through July 18 in Room CTC 214.

The three-day course provides training for industrial hazmat teams and spill response teams and industrial emergency response personnel as outlined in the OSHA regulations 29 CFR 1910.120.

Participants will learn the basic concepts of response plan preparation and enhance their skills through a simulated spill conducted under realistic conditions using the Incident Command System.

The course is ideal for chemical companies with employees responding to emergency chemical releases, fire departments with hazmat teams or those considering starting a team, companies with ammonia for refrigeration, certain environmental companies, union laborers and equipment operators.

Cost of the course is $1,150 per person and includes materials, continental breakfast and lunch daily. Registration deadline is July 7. For information or to register, call 815-224-0547.

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