EHS Resource Group-we strive to provide HAZWOPER training of the highest possible quality, but that's not all! EHS Resource Group can assist with all of your OSHA General Industry programs and compliance challenges.
About EHS Resource Group and How We Can Assist
We've Had the Pleasure to Serve:
US Department of Agriculture Iowa Department of Agriculure and Land Stewardship Archer Daniels Midlands Cargill University of Nebraska John Deere Koch Industries Magellan Midstream Partners VeraSun Ethanol Helena Chemical Jacobson Companies Vermeer Manufacturing Amana Commercial Products Winnebago Industries Iowa State University
President of EHS Resource Group, Matt Woody-a provider of innovative and high quality HAZWOPER training for nearly twenty years
President of EHS Resource Group, Matt Woody served as Hazardous Materials Coordinator and provided HAZWOPER training for a metropolitan fire department for seventeen years. He and the 45-member Haz Mat Team he created and led has responded to literally hundreds of chemical releases of all shapes and sizes. Train derailments, illegal drug labs, Superfund and other hazardous waste sites, major chemical facility fires, highway cargo tanker mishaps. During his tenure with the fire service he worked with industrial design teams as a design consultant enforcing applicable codes and standards for chemical manufacturing, storage and handling installations. He created a multi-faceted HAZWOPER training and response program that has become a template for many in both the public and private emergency response community. Matt has authored HAZWOPER training texts for the National Fire Academy, International Association of Fire Fighters, National Fire Protection Association and developed instructional materials on topics ranging from ammonia emergency response, HAZWOPER operations training for transportation workers, preparing for bioterrorism, responding to fuel tanker emergencies and emergency care for chemically contaminated patients. He is a past member of the National Fire Protection Association's Technical Committee on Hazardous Chemicals. Since leaving the emergency services in 1999 he has continued to provide high quality guidance and support to both the public and private sector relative to chemical safety and HAZWOPER training.
Tony Merrill, our Skills Instructor, has many years experience in the field as a certified instructor, HAZ MAT Technician and Technical Rescue Responder
Tony Merrill serves as our skills or hands-on training instructor and is infinitely qualified. Trained and experienced in HAZ MAT response with years of experience, Tony has managed chemical emergencies of all shapes and sizes. He is recognized as a leader and respected trainer in the field. Tony is also trained and highly experienced in several technical rescue disciplines, including high angle, confined space and water rescue. His instructional skills consistantly receive high marks from our clients.
Tony provides OSHA General Industry support for our clients, conducting audits, consultation and assisting with compliance issues.
HAZWOPER Training Exercise
We can provide, on your site or at one of our open-enrollment offerings, instruction at all HAZWOPER training levels-40-hour Hazardous Waste Site Worker, Emergency Response Awareness, Operations, Technician, Specialist and Incident Command.
We can provide a variety of one and two-day HAZWOPER training courses on a number of topics of interest to Hazardous Waste Site Workers or Emergency Responders such as:
Air monitoring techniques and instrumentation
Handling fuel tanker emergencies
Handling of chemically contaminated patients
Spill and leak control techniques
Operations level training for public works and transportation workers
Emergency response to ammonia releases
Chemical accident case studies
These one and two-day courses make great HAZWOPER training refreshers!
We can create an unlimited number of specialty or custom training packages to meet your unique HAZWOPER training needs
OSHA's PERMIT REQUIRED CONFINED SPACE AND GRAIN HANDLING STANDARDS
EHS Resource Group provides OSHA Permit Required Confined Space Entry and Rescue training for a wide variety of industrial applications: grain handling, biofuels production, food and feed additive, wastewater and water production, petroleum and others. Our instructors have extensive experience in the technical rescue field and are accomplished and highly professional. Your employees will not receive cookie-cutter training that doesn't fit their workplace and is not OSHA-compliant (they must be trained on their specific types of spaces). They can assist with your unique confined space challenges and applications.
We can assist you with program development and compliance as well as employee training
EPA AND OSHA COMPLIANCE
EHS RESOURCE GROUP can assist you with compliance with most EPA and OSHA programs such as EPA Risk Mangement and Homeland Security Planning, Oil Pollution Spill Prevention Control and Countermeasure and Facility Response Plans, and OSHA Respiratory Protection, Forklift Safety, Control of Hazardous Energy, Bloodborne Pathogens and many others.
Participants train on liquid leaks from pressurized piping
CUSTOM TRAINING PACKAGES AND MATERIALS TO MEET YOUR UNIQUE NEEDS, PROCESS OR FACILITY
When existing and off-the-shelf training materials do not accurately reflect your chemical processes, inventories, operations or facility EHS Resource Group can create HAZWOPER-compliant training materials to meet your unique needs. We can create the necessary participant materials, instructor guide and visuals. We've done it for others with great success. We recently created a HAZWOPER Operations level training package for a state transportation department. We trained their instructors to present the information and they have trained over 1300 department employees!
EHS Resource Group provides support for your complete OSHA HAZWOPER program we can:
Develop required emergency response plans
Create required operating procedures
Assist and advise with regard to respiratory protection programs
Create training materials to reflect your unique processes, chemical inventory, facility and equipment
EHS Resource Group is a proud member of our State and National Safety Councils and the Grain Elevator and Processor Society