OSHA 2015: Hazardous Materials

Course Description

Get an overview of OSHA's general industry standards and other consensus and proprietary standards that relate to hazardous materials.

Course ID: OTI 2015P
Course Format: Classroom

Important Course Information

Are you approved for VA Education Benefits?  The certificate program associated with this course, if offered in classrom format and on the Atlanta campus, is approved for VA Education Benefits. Details and eligible programs can be viewed from this link.

Available Classroom Sections

Start Date End Date Registration Deadline Format Location Cost CRN
Section Details Aug 13, 2018 Aug 17, 2018 Monday, August 13, 2018 - 23:59 Classroom Atlanta, Georgia $875 18089
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CRN Start date End date Format Location Cost
14046 Aug 18, 2014 Aug 22, 2014 Classroom Atlanta, Georgia $795
15059 Aug 17, 2015 Aug 21, 2015 Classroom Atlanta, Georgia $875
16163 Aug 15, 2016 Aug 19, 2016 Classroom Atlanta, Georgia $875
17302 Aug 14, 2017 Aug 18, 2017 Classroom Atlanta, Georgia $875
18088 Mar 5, 2018 Mar 9, 2018 Classroom Atlanta, Georgia $875

How You Will Benefit

  • Describe methods for detecting unsafe storage conditions for hazardous materials.

  • Explain electrical factors that may contribute to the creation or abatement of hazardous conditions.

  • Relate hazardous conditions and unsafe procedures to appropriate standards for abatement action.

  • Specify necessary precautions for hazardous operations, such as dispensing flammable and combustible liquids.

  • Describe proper abatement techniques for selected industrial hazards.


  • Flammable and combustible liquids

  • Compressed gases

  • LP gas

  • Cryogenic liquids

  • Spraying and dipping processes

  • Electrical equipment

  • Process safety management

  • Hazardous waste operations and emergency response

  • Permit-required confined space entry

  • Welding

  • Ammonia



  • Photo identification (present at check-in)

For Course-Related Questions

Please contact the course administrator: Myrtle Turner Harris, Ph.D., MPH, CET