Training 

This page contains a list of recommended training courses.  If you have any questions regarding USAPHC courses please contact the Training Officer. Courses sponsored by other organizations are included in this list as a convenience to our clients. Please refer questions about these courses to the sponsoring organization.

Important note: It is a violation of the Anti-Deficiency Act for the federal government to provide training to non-federal employees. Therefore, these courses are closed to non-government organizations and individuals without exception. All training required by non-government entities can be obtained in the civilian sector. Unless, the contract under which the subject contract employees are employed states that the Government is to provide this training to the contract personnel and/or; that the training provided is of such a unique nature that the Government is the only one that can provide this training for the particular circumstances (it is not adequately available in the private sector) and/or; it is in the Government's documented legal/fiscal/safety/security interest to provide the training to all personnel performing the subject specific duties on behalf of the Government even though similar training is available in the private sector.

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Advanced Waste Management - Onsite Training - Classroom
Course ID: 051
Sponsor: Army Public Health Command
On-site Training Requests: Requesting facility assumes responsibility to arrange for the training site & MIPR the cost of travel, per diem, and associated course costs to USAPHC.
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Waste Management
Advanced Waste Management Workshop - Classroom
Course ID: 056
Sponsor: Army Public Health Command
This workshop is designed for personnel who have completed the basic course and need to be updated on the latest regulatory changes. Dates will be posted when a course is scheduled.
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Waste Management
Applied Ergonomics - Blackboard
Course ID: 066
Sponsor: Army Public Health Command
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Ergonomics
Army IH Defense Occupational Health Readiness-Industrial Hygiene Initial Course - Online and Classroom
Course ID: 080
Sponsor: Army Public Health Command
The Defense Occupational Health Readiness-Industrial Hygiene Initial Course offered by the United States Army Public Health Command (USAPHC) and is mandatory for all GS-0690 and GS-0640 careerisist.
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Industrial Hygiene
Army Medicine 2020 Research to Practice Education Series - DCO
Course ID: 079
Sponsor: Army Medical Department; Army Public Health Command
The Army Medicine 2020 Research to Practice Education Series is held quarterly and consists of two or more presentations from experts in the fields of injury prevention, health promotion, and performance optimization.
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Health Promotion and Education; Injury Prevention; Nutrition ; Performance Triad; Soldier Medical Readiness Campaign; Tobacco-Free Living
Army Noise Measurement & Assessment - Blackboard
Course ID: 018
Sponsor: Army Public Health Command
This online module provides instruction on identifying situations that may cause noise-induced hearing loss or vibration related auditory injury, how to conduct measurements to evaluate exposure to noise, and how to discuss noise evaluation methods.
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Industrial Hygiene
Basic Epidemology for Industrial Hygienists - Blackboard
Course ID: 019
Sponsor: Army Public Health Command
This online module is provided using Blackboard and is designed to provide participants with an introduction to epidemiology and describe how IH data supports occupational epidemiology.
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Industrial Hygiene
Basic Industrial Hygiene Sampling - Blackboard
Course ID: 046
Sponsor: Army Public Health Command
This is a BEGINNER LEVEL course designed to provide attendees with knowledge of the advantages and disadvantages of using all types of direct reading and other air sampling instruments for collection of full-shift, task-based and grab samples.
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Industrial Hygiene
Basic Waste Management - On-site Training - Classroom
Course ID: 052
Sponsor: Army Public Health Command
This course can assist in fulfilling the general training requirements initially required for HW managers by RCRA regulations. The course is tailored to the level and/or experience of the group.
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Waste Management
Basic Waste Management Online Course - Blackboard
Course ID: 064
Sponsor: Army Public Health Command
This is a basic overview of hazardous and medical waste regulations to support your mission in your healthcare facility. In this course, we will focus on proper management and supervision of hazardous constituents in a military healthcare facility.
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Waste Management
Basic Waste Management Workshop - Classroom
Course ID: 057
Sponsor: Army Public Health Command
This course can assist in fulfilling the general training requirements initially required for HW managers by RCRA regulations. The course is tailored to the level and/or experience of the group, and is interactive with practical exercises.
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Waste Management
Blueprint Reading and Design Review - Classroom
Course ID: 073
Sponsor: Army Public Health Command
The Blueprint and Design Review Course provides instruction on basics of blueprint organization and structure, technical requirements for specific design criteria and evaluation procedures to performing a sound design review.
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Industrial Hygiene
Charting the Course to a Healthier Force: Military Health Promotion Program Basics - DCO
Course ID: 068
Sponsor: Army Public Health Command
This Army Health Promotion Course provides practical training in health promotion program development, implementation and evaluation to facilitate behavioral & environmental changes to improve the health and well-being of the military community.
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Health Promotion and Education; Public Health Assessment & Program Evaluation
CIH Noise Math Preparation - Blackboard
Course ID: 020
Sponsor: Army Public Health Command
This class was designed to improve student skills in the Noise and Hearing Loss IH Competency and prepare OHS staff for the noise math rubric of the CIH (Certified Industrial Hygienist).
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Industrial Hygiene
Defense Occupational and Defense Occupational and Environmental Health Readiness System-Industrial Hygiene (DOEHRS-IH) Initial Course - Online and Classroom
Course ID: 016
Sponsor: Army Public Health Command
This course is designed to teach students how to use the Defense Occupational and Environmental Health Readiness System-Industrial Hygiene (DOEHRS-IH) web-based application. It has two parts: phase 1 is online and phase 2 is hands on training.
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Industrial Hygiene
Direct Reading Gas & Vapor Instrumentation - Blackboard
Course ID: 021
Sponsor: Army Public Health Command
This module provides instruction on use of PID, FID, and IR equipment to include theories/methodologies, materials needed for calibration/sampling, sampling method/steps, and entering the sampling data into DOEHRS-IH.
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Industrial Hygiene
Environmental & Indoor Air Quality - Blackboard
Course ID: 022
Sponsor: Army Public Health Command
This online class is to provide training to help employees recognize the occupational hazards and health effects of indoor air contaminants and controls to help maintain good indoor and environmental air quality.
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Industrial Hygiene
Environmental Science & Engineering Officer Workshop - Classroom
Course ID: 058
Sponsor: Army Public Health Command
Topics covered include Environmental Program Requirements (EPR) project identification/funding management; basic/advanced hazardous waste management; regulated medical waste management; preparing for Joint Commission; Auditing Basics; and others.
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Waste Management
Epi-Tech Training - DCO
Course ID: 048
Sponsor: Army Public Health Command; NMCPHC (Navy and Marine Corps Public Health Center)
This course is designed for any epi-tech, community health nurse, public health nurse or preventive medicine physicians who may be interested in learning best surveillance practices for local medical treatments.
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Disease Epidemiology
FY2015 monthly Surety Medicine Teleconferences - Teleconference
Course ID: 049
Sponsor: Army Public Health Command
Monthly Surety Medicine-focused interactive instruction, offered by phone teleconference and Defense Connect Online (DCO), and scheduled to transition to Defense Collaboration Services (DCS) after deactivation of DCO.
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Occupational Medicine
General Toxicology - Blackboard
Course ID: 025
Sponsor: Army Public Health Command
This online module is provided using Blackboard and is designed to provide familiarization with terminology and concepts of toxicology. This module is designed for industrial hygiene, occupational health and safety professionals.
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Industrial Hygiene; Toxicology
GHS Update - Blackboard
Course ID: 033
Sponsor: Army Public Health Command
This class provides OHS professionals information regarding the HAZCOM/GHS change, updates from OSHA, and the procedure for recording DoD HAZCOM inspection and deficiency data.
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Industrial Hygiene
Global Medicine Course - Classroom
Course ID: 024
Sponsor: Air Force; Army Public Health Command
The Global Medicine Course is a continuing medical education program designed to train operational physicians to identify and plan for infectious diseases and environmental conditions of military significance worldwide.
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Altitude Illness ; Disease Epidemiology; Diseases; Drinking Water; Entomology and Pest Management; Environmental Medicine; Field Preventive Medicine; Food & Water Risk Assessments; Food Safety; Health Hazard Assessment; Health Risk Assessment, Surveillance, & Management; Heat Illness Prevention & Sun Safety; Natural Disaster; Nutrition ; Professional Medical Education; Vaccines
Green Procurement - Classroom
Course ID: 077
Sponsor: Army Public Health Command
On-site training is to assist installations with implementation of green procurement (GP) (also called sustainable procurement)and compliance with requirements. GP shows preference to products and services that consider environmental & health impacts
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Waste Management
Green Procurement Webinars - Online
Course ID: 078
Sponsor: Army Public Health Command
Online webinars to assist installations with implementation of green procurement (GP) (also called sustainable procurement). Webinars are tailored to activity types (food service, vehicle mtce, facility mtce/janitorial, lodging, medical, recreation).
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Waste Management
Health Physics Workshop - Classroom
Course ID: 050
Sponsor: Army Public Health Command
The workshop will cover issues and best practices in the use and regulation of sources of ionizing radiation, developments in radiation protection, and the knowledge and skills required to counter radiological and nuclear weapons of mass destruction.
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Health Physics
Health Risk Communication Training - Classroom
Course ID: 010
Sponsor: Other
This on-site course provides an understanding of the concepts, principles, and process of effective risk communication. Participants learn to strategically plan for effectively addressing public and/or worker concerns that affect mission success.
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Health Risk Communication
Hearing Technician Certification Course - Classroom
Course ID: 008
Sponsor: Army Public Health Command
This training is available to those who use the Defense Occupational and Environmental Health Readiness System-Hearing Conservation (DOEHRS-HC) test software as part of their military or DoD civilian job requirements.
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Hearing Readiness and Conservation
IH Management & Ethics - Blackboard
Course ID: 026
Sponsor: Army Public Health Command
This online module is provided using Blackboard and is designed to provide participants with a description of the ethical issues industrial hygienists need to consider when performing their duties.
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Industrial Hygiene
IH Math & Chemistry Review - Blackboard
Course ID: 027
Sponsor: Army Public Health Command
This online module is designed to teach BASIC LEVEL Industrial Hygiene Math and Chemistry Calculations. The module is recommended for EARLY CAREER PROFESSIONAL CP12 careerists and hygienists.
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Industrial Hygiene
IH Noise Instrument Basics - Blackboard
Course ID: 034
Sponsor: Army Public Health Command
This online module is designed to teach INTRODUCTORY LEVEL Industrial Hygiene Noise Instrument Basics. The module is recommended for early career technicians and hygienists, as well as safety and occupational health employees.
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Hearing Readiness and Conservation; Industrial Hygiene
Industrial Hygiene Standards, Regulations, and Committees - Blackboard
Course ID: 082
Sponsor: Army Public Health Command
LECTURE: Industrial Hygiene Standards, Regulations, andCommittees LENGTH OF LECTURE: 83 min CORE COMPETENCY: Army IH Business Practice
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Industrial Hygiene
Industrial Hygiene Statistics - Blackboard
Course ID: 013
Sponsor: Army Public Health Command
This online module will provide participants with knowledge of the basic concepts and logic of statistical reasoning, and a practical ability to choose, generate, and properly interpret appropriate descriptive and inferential methods.
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Industrial Hygiene
Intermediate Industrial Hygiene Topics Course - Online and Classroom
Course ID: 072
Sponsor: AMEDD Center and School; Army Public Health Command
This course provides training and continuing education in technical aspects and core competencies of industrial hygiene.
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Industrial Hygiene
Introduction to Bio-Safety Cabinets & Labs - Blackboard
Course ID: 014
Sponsor: Army Public Health Command
This online class teaches participants about Bio-Safety Cabinets and Labs as well as provides participants with knowledge about the equipment and procedures used in the labs, which is essential when working around potentially lethal organisms.
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Industrial Hygiene
Introduction to Ergonomics for DOEHRS-IH Users - Blackboard
Course ID: 015
Sponsor: Army Public Health Command
This Blackboard Learn self-development course supports the industrial hygiene ergonomics competency by demonstrating how to identify, control, and record ergonomic hazards during baseline and periodic workplace surveys.
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Industrial Hygiene
Introduction to Vision Conservation - Blackboard
Course ID: 045
Sponsor: Army Public Health Command
This online course supports the industrial hygiene Basic Science and Math competency by discussing introductory level vision conservation to include: lasers, occupational vision, and computer vision syndrome.
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Industrial Hygiene; Vision Conservation and Readiness
Laser & Radio Frequency Hazards Course - Classroom
Course ID: 047
Sponsor: AMEDD Center and School
This course is designed to provide a background for recognizing health risks from nonionizing radiation (laser and radio frequency radiation) sources and for establishing effective control measures for these hazards.
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Laser and Optical Radiation; Radio Frequency Radiation and Ultrasound
Medical Waste Transport - Online Refresher Course - Online
Course ID: 062
Sponsor: Army Public Health Command
The purpose of this on-line course is to recertify housekeeping and medical facility personnel who package and ship regulated medical waste.
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Waste Management
Medical Waste Transport Course - Classroom
Course ID: 059
Sponsor: Army Public Health Command
This course is designed specifically for laboratory personnel who package and ship laboratory samples and specimens. Housekeeping personnel should register for the 3 day USAPHC Medical Waste Transport Course.
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Waste Management
Medical Waste Transport Course - On-site Training - Classroom
Course ID: 053
Sponsor: Army Public Health Command
This on-site course is designed for housekeeping and medical facilities personnel who ship regulated medical waste ONLY. Laboratorians should register for the 5-day USAPHC Transport of Biomedical Materials Course.
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Waste Management
Military Tropical Medicine Course - Classroom and Field Exercise
Course ID: 029
Sponsor: Army Public Health Command; Other
This course is designed to offer advanced training in tropical medicine, and covers a broad range of topics to include infections, environmental illnesses, pre- and post-travel medical evaluations, outbreak investigations, and public health issues.
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Altitude Illness ; Disease Epidemiology; Diseases; Drinking Water; Entomology and Pest Management; Environmental Medicine; Field Preventive Medicine; Food & Water Risk Assessments; Food Safety; Health Hazard Assessment; Health Risk Assessment, Surveillance, & Management; Heat Illness Prevention & Sun Safety; Natural Disaster; Nutrition ; Professional Medical Education; Vaccines
Non Engineering Control Basics - Blackboard
Course ID: 081
Sponsor: Army Public Health Command
LECTURE: Non-Engineering Controls LENGTH OF LECTURE: 67 minutes CORE COMPETENCY: Non-Engineering Controls
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Industrial Hygiene
Online IH Biohazard Cometency Self Assessment Tool - Blackboard
Course ID: 083
Sponsor: Army Public Health Command
Do you want to know how much you really know about your IH Biohazard Core Competency? Are you preparing for the CIH exam? Take advantage of the new competency self-development tool available at the AIPH Blackboard Learn aiph-dohs.ellc.learn.army.mil
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Industrial Hygiene
Operational Risk Management for Deployment Occupational and Environmental Health Surveillance - Classroom
Course ID: 065
Sponsor: Army Public Health Command
A 3-day course on Risk Management for Deployment public health/preventive medicine. The intent is to train PM personnel in translating medical and environmental data into common Army ORM language that can be readily understood by field commanders.
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Health Risk Assessment, Surveillance, & Management
Pesticide Toxicology - Blackboard
Course ID: 028
Sponsor: Army Public Health Command
This online module will explain pesticide toxicology and teach OHS professionals how to recognize the signs and symptoms of overexposure to pesticides, identify pesticide hazards, and make medical surveillance and exposure control recommendations.
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Industrial Hygiene; Toxicology
Pharmaceutical Waste Disposal - Classroom
Course ID: 060
Sponsor: Army Public Health Command
The Pharmaceutical Waste Disposal Training is requested by MEDCOM Environmental to provide mission critical Hazardous Waste (HW) and Regulated Medical Waste (RMW) training to Pharmacists assigned to MTFs.
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Waste Management
Pharmaceutical Waste Management Training - On-Site Training - Classroom
Course ID: 054
Sponsor: Army Public Health Command
Provides pharmacy personnel fundamental training in waste management ensuring proper waste identification and management through the pharmacy reducing liability, protecting human health and preserving the environment.
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Waste Management
Pregnancy Postpartum Physical Training (P3T) Prerequisite Part 1 Course - Blackboard
Course ID: 032
Sponsor: Army Public Health Command
P3T Part 1 Course is a set of 10 distance learning modules in Blackboard that includes didactic sessions, video lessons, reading assignments, and checks on learning.
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Health Promotion and Education; Injury Prevention; Nutrition ; Public Health Assessment & Program Evaluation; Women's Health
Pregnancy Postpartum Physical Training (P3T) Resident Train-the-Trainer Part 2 Course - Classroom and Field Exercise
Course ID: 017
Sponsor: Army Public Health Command
The P3T Leader Course provides guidance to P3T Program Managers/OICs, Installation Instructor Trainers/NCOICs, Trimester Instructor Trainers (IT) and Medical Experts (ME) on establishing and operating local P3T consolidated programs.
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Health Promotion and Education; Women's Health
Public Affairs for the OHS Professional: Communicating with the Media - Blackboard
Course ID: 030
Sponsor: Army Public Health Command
This course is provided using Blackboard and is designed to provide participants with the knowledge, skills and tools necessary to communicate effectively with the media during times of crisis.
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Industrial Hygiene
Public Health Command Webinar Series: Tools to Enhance Behavioral Health Practice - DCO
Course ID: 067
Sponsor: Army Public Health Command
A series of webinars to encourage behavioral health and health care professionals to apply new technologies and research or trends in their behavioral health treatment practices; and maximize multi-disciplinary resources for optimal patient care.
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Behavioral Health ; Behavioral Health Epidemiology
Radiation Math Concepts for Industrial Hygienists - Blackboard
Course ID: 031
Sponsor: Army Public Health Command
This online module is designed to teach Radiation Math Concepts. The module is recommended for Journeyman level CP12 careerists and hygienists.
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Health Physics; Industrial Hygiene; Radio Frequency Radiation and Ultrasound
Risk Communication for OSH Professionals - Blackboard
Course ID: 035
Sponsor: Army Public Health Command
The Introduction to Risk Communication for OSH Professionals Class is sponsored by the US Army Public Health Command. This online class provides instruction on defining risk communication, perceptions of risk, and stakeholder identification.
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Health Risk Communication; Industrial Hygiene
Sampling Technical Guide 141 and Beyond - Blackboard
Course ID: 036
Sponsor: Army Public Health Command
Students will be determining appropriate sampling strategies, selecting and describing the advantages and disadvantages of using various types of air sampling instruments, and collecting full shift tasked based samples.
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Industrial Hygiene
Taking IH Field Notes the DOEHRS-IH Way! - Blackboard
Course ID: 037
Sponsor: Army Public Health Command
This online course supports the industrial hygiene work environments and industrial processes competency by demonstrating use of the Basic Characterization, Periodic Survey, and Recording and Reporting tasks of the DoD Exposure Assessment Model.
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Industrial Hygiene
Thermal Stressors - Blackboard
Course ID: 038
Sponsor: Army Public Health Command
This online course supports the industrial hygiene thermal stress competency by demonstrating and explaining basic thermal stress concepts. This class is recommended for industrial hygiene, occupational health and safety professionals.
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Heat Illness Prevention & Sun Safety; Industrial Hygiene
Transport of Biomedical Material Course - Classroom
Course ID: 075
Sponsor: Army Public Health Command
Details the provisions governing biomedical material transport. The course focuses on regulatory requirements as prescribed by the Department of Transportation (DOT), Department of Defense (DOD),and other regulatory agencies.
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Waste Management
Transport of Biomedical Material Course - Classroom
Course ID: 076
Sponsor: Army Public Health Command
The course focuses on regulatory requirements as prescribed by theDepartment ofTransportation (DOT), Department of Defense (DOD),andother regulatoryagencies.
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Waste Management
Transport of Biomedical Materials - Classroom
Course ID: 061
Sponsor: Army Public Health Command
This course is designed specifically for laboratory personnel who package and ship laboratory samples and specimens. Housekeeping personnel should register for the 2 and a half day USAPHC Medical Waste Transport Course.
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Waste Management
Transport of Biomedical Materials (Online Refresher Course) - Online
Course ID: 063
Sponsor: Army Public Health Command
Registrant must be DoD or DoD contractor personnel who has successfully completed the initial TBM training or a 2-week DoD certification training course.
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Waste Management
Transport of Biomedical Materials - On-site Training - Classroom
Course ID: 055
Sponsor: Army Public Health Command
This course is designed specifically for laboratory personnel who package and ship laboratory samples and specimens. Housekeeping personnel should register for the 2 and a half day USAPHC Medical Waste Transport Course.
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Waste Management
TRI-SERVICE VISION CONSERVATION AND READINESS COURSE - TSVCRC - Online and Classroom
Course ID: 011
Sponsor: Army Public Health Command
This course covers all elements of a Vision Conservation and Readiness Program (VCRP). Instruction concentrates on regulatory requirements and recommended practices to establish or enhance an installation vision conservation and readiness program.
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Vision Conservation and Readiness
Tri-Service Vision Conservation and Readiness Site or Occupation Specific Course (TSVCRSOSC) - Classroom
Course ID: 012
Sponsor: Army Public Health Command
This is a two-part course that includes a site visit to evaluate specific vision conservation requirements and a 4-hour course which is specifically tailored to meet the requesting organization's requirements.
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Vision Conservation and Readiness
Ventilation: Fans - Blackboard
Course ID: 039
Sponsor: Army Public Health Command
This online course explains basic ventilation units, mathematics, engineering properties and testing the equipment used to conduct ventilation measurements needed to evaluate exposure.
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Industrial Hygiene
Ventilation: Fundamentals of Ventilation - Blackboard
Course ID: 023
Sponsor: Army Public Health Command
This Blackboard Learn self-development course explains basic ventilation units, mathematics, engineering properties and testing the equipment used to conduct appropriate ventilation measurements needed to evaluate a worker's exposure.
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Industrial Hygiene
Ventilation: Hoods - Blackboard
Course ID: 040
Sponsor: Army Public Health Command
This online module is designed to differentiate between various types of exhaust hoods, perform calculations to determine capture velocity based on hood type, perform calculations to determine hood entry losses based on hood type.
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Industrial Hygiene
Ventilation: HVAC Components & Controls - Blackboard
Course ID: 041
Sponsor: Army Public Health Command
This online course describes various types HVAC Components and Controls, how to identify criteria for use as general dilution ventilation controls, and demonstrate how to apply related calculations.
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Industrial Hygiene
Ventilation: Protocols - Blackboard
Course ID: 042
Sponsor: Army Public Health Command
This online course describes ventilation evaluation protocols needed to control exposures related to spray painting and welding, to vehicle exhaust during vehicle maintenance and use, and in laboratories.
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Industrial Hygiene
Work Environments: Confined Spaces (4hr) - Blackboard
Course ID: 043
Sponsor: Army Public Health Command
This online module is designed to provide knowledge of the basic concepts that an Industrial Hygienist must be aware of while conducting assistance with, baseline, or periodic surveys in areas with permit required confined spaces.
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Industrial Hygiene
Work Environments: Fire Protective Services - Blackboard
Course ID: 044
Sponsor: Army Public Health Command
This online module gives participants knowledge of the basic concepts and use of the DoD Exposure Assessment Model for the Fire Protective Services Common Process.
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Industrial Hygiene

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