Greater Cincinnati Occupational Health Center (GCOHC) was founded in 1984

GCOHC is a training center that specializes in emergency response and hazardous worker operations. It was one of the first labor-sponsored occupational health clinics in the nation. In 2014 GCOHC celebrated its 30 year anniversary of service to industry and workers throughout the state of Ohio. The training program in emergency response and hazardous waste operations is carefully monitored by the Board of Directors, comprised of representatives recognized nationally and internationally in emergency response, hazardous waste operations, and other environmental fields.

Midwest Consortium Hazardous Waste Worker Training Program of the University of Cincinnati

In 1987 the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) awarded the University of Cincinnati a Training Grant to teach emergency response and the handling of hazardous waste to workers and their communities. The University of Cincinnati, Department of Environmental Health, formed the "Midwest Consortium Hazardous Waste Worker Training” for Consortium, headed by Dr. Carol Rice, which is comprised of organizations throughout the Midwest region of the United States. Since its inception, Greater Cincinnati Occupational Health Center has been a member of this consortium and is responsible for training workers and industry throughout the state of Ohio. Courses comply with the HAZWOPER Standard 1910.120 and ANSI guidelines. Participants who successfully complete these programs receive a certificate of completion from the University of Cincinnati and Greater Cincinnati Occupational Health Center. All Instructors and Curriculum are approved and authorized by the University of Cincinnati's Hazardous Waste Worker Training Program.


Greater Cincinnati Occupational Health Center
Phone: (513) 421-1846
Fax: (513) 345-8833