Professional Development Courses
Course Description: Earnshaw Environmental provides this training for Humboldt Scientific, Inc., a leading manufacturer of portable nuclear gauges. This course will qualify participants to use and transport portable nuclear gauges, and satisfies the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) and Agreement State requirements for use of such gauges.
Course Description: Earnshaw Environmental provides this training for Humboldt Scientific, Inc., a leading manufacturer of portable nuclear gauges. This course will qualify participants to serve as facility Radiation Safety Officers. The course satisfies U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) and U.S. Department of Transportation Regulations, and is directed toward the individual responsible for the organization's radiation safety program. Course participants will receive a comprehensive training manual as well as the recent NRC Guidance Document (NUREG-1556, Vol. 1), Program-Specific Guidance About Portable Gauge Licenses.
Course Description: This comprehensive 5-Day Radiation Safety course has a twenty year track record of success. It has been met with acclaim from representatives from facilities engaged in research, medical, industrial, and educational programs. Attend and you'll leave with a wealth of technical information and practical experience. You'll be prepared to serve as a Radiation Safety Officer, or to successfully manage a radiation safety program wherever radioactive materials are used.
Course Description: This 2-Day Radiation Safety Refresher course will provide a valuable overview if you have completed a 40-hour radiation safety course or if you currently manage a radiation safety program. It will also provide you with up-to-date technical information and practical exercises if you are a new worker entering the radiation protection field.
Course Description: The Risk Management Program (RMP) training course provides the information needed to comply with EPA's new risk management regulations (40 CFR Part 68). Risk management planning will receive considerable attention over the next few years as thousands of facilities nationwide must comply with the CAA section 112(r) rule. All facilities with at least one covered process must submit a risk management plan, which will be made available to government agencies and the public. Course participants will learn ways to develop, manage, and implement their Risk Management Program.
Course Description: Energy is a three credit hour course designed to introduce students to various sources of energy production and the environmental, social, and political aspects of energy consumption and resource depletion. The causes and implications of environmental effects such as acid rain, ozone depletion, and the greenhouse effect will be discussed. Energy Lab is a one credit hour course designed to introduce students to energy sources and environmental issues through a combination of lectures/discussions, videos, group projects, and field trips to energy facilities. Student groups will focus on the design of an energy efficient home which uses alternative energy sources and is off the utility grid system.
Course Description: Environmental Biology introduces students to some of the fundamental concepts of biology including the structure and function of cells and organisms, diversity, genetics, and ecology. Biology is important for everyone because it has vital things to say about health and medicine, agriculture, fisheries, sociology and ethics, economics, and industry. It is necessary for all persons to understand the living world and how to live well in it.
Course Description: Environmental Ethics is a three credit hour course designed to introduce students to the theory and application of environmental ethics in their everyday lives The challenge of the last millennium has been to pass from the medieval to the modern world, building modern cultures and nations, with an explosion of technological development. The challenge of the next millennium will be to join technology with human wisdom and morality, and to develop an ethics of respect for life with a global sense of obligation.
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