NTSS provides OSHA compliant and industry standard training in various areas of occupational safety and emergency response. With over 150 years of combined experience, our team provides the highest level of course instruction and special response oversite. Our team has operated in all levels of hazardous environments, ranging from low-risk level D to high-risk level A responses, in addition to managing "high-hazard" energetic, reactive, and explosive materials incidents.
Author: Brett M. Postelli
Are you in the Hazardous Waste industry or considering entering into this line of work? If so, there are many things that you need to know. The most important thing to consider in this line of work is your own personal safety and the safety of your team. Second, you must know and understand the requirements that OSHA, U.S.D.O.T., EPA, and other local, state, and federal agencies expect you to strictly follow. There is a lot of new information in this 2nd edition that will especially help personnel out in the field. Some of these new additions are: Detailed Decontamination Procedures, OSHA Confined Space Entry Regulations, and a Chemical Compatibility Chart, just to name a few.The HAZWOPER Handbook - 2nd edition can be used as a training aid for new hazardous waste workers or for those who need to update their annual refresher training. The HAZWOPER Handbook was designed for those workers who may need to reference a particular area within industry standards and practices and covers many topics such as: Environmental regulations, safety program management, energy hazards, most common job hazards, fire behavior, responding to meth labs, responding to terrorist incidents, and more! This handbook provides you with the necessary information to work safely in the field and to operate as an OSHA compliant hazardous waste worker.
Author: Brett Postelli has 29 years of experience in public safety and private sector emergency response operations. Mr. Postelli began his career in public service in 1989 as a firefighter and medical first responder. While attending college, Mr. Postelli studied fire science and law enforcement. In 1994 Mr. Postelli graduated from the Kalamazoo Valley Regional Police Academy in Kalamazoo, Michigan and served as a State of Michigan certified firefighter, medical first responder and sworn police officer. After ten years of service, Mr. Postelli left the public sector and pursued work as a government contractor responding to environmental emergencies and natural disasters, provided support work and technical rescue for nuclear facilities throughout the U.S., served as an armed federal security contractor and communications technician in the Washington, D.C. area. Mr. Postelli is a published author, (Hazwoper Handbook – 8-40 Hr. Hazardous Waste Operations & Emergency Response, ISBN-10: 1537136453, ISBN-13: 978-1537136455, Second Edition ISBN-10: 107354656X, ISBN-13: 978-1073546565) and contributing writer for CERT Responder Magazine.