This course offers professional development hours (PDHs). You will see the PDHs on your course completion certificate, which also serves as documentation of your attendance. PDH requirements vary, therefore, it is up to you to determine whether or not this particular course qualifies under your State or board requirements.
Course overview: The initial site assessment (ISA) is used to identify and evaluate the potential for hazardous material to affect a project. This course provides an introduction to the ISA process and offers definitions and acronyms for commonly used terms associated with hazardous material management.
Training level: This training is recommended for the Transportation Curriculum Coordination Council levels II, III, and IV.
Target audience: The target audience for this training is anyone within the DOT or industry that deals with hazardous waste on a project. This includes areas such as construction, environment, right-of-way, etc. It also includes those who develop the ISA and those who ensure that all regulatory and legal requirements are followed.
Learning outcomes: Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
Describe the ISA process;
Identify common acronyms used in hazardous materials management; and
List the common sections of an ISA report.