Persistent Bioaccumulative Toxics : Toxic Hazards That May Impact You and Your Community

TARGET POPULATION: This program is intended to assist residents in identifying any of the r hazards identified by the EPA may be in the community. This course was developed for community members and focuses on community awareness and covers recognition of the toxic chemical hazards, the sources of these hazards in the community, health effects, […]

COURSE DESCRIPTION

TARGET POPULATION:

This program is intended to assist residents in identifying any of the r hazards identified by the EPA may be in the community. This course was developed for community members and focuses on community awareness and covers recognition of the toxic chemical hazards, the sources of these hazards in the community, health effects, and strategies for reducing exposure to these hazards.

Description:

This course was developed to complement the requirements of the OSHA Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response regulation, 29 CFR 1910.120, and to increase awareness of toxic hazards. This program focuses on community awareness and covers recognition of toxic chemical hazards, the sources of these hazards in the community, health effects, and strategies for reducing exposure to these hazards.

Training Provider: UNIVERSITY OF CINCINNATI

Instructor Qualifications: N/A
Languages: English
Open enrollment: Yes
Delivery Method: Classroom-based
Course Hours: 4 hours
Credits: N/A
Prerequisites: N/A

Caveats:

The Midwest Consortium has copyrighted this material. A recipient of this material, other than the Federal Government, may not reproduce it without permission of the copyright owner.

Grantee:

Linda Linda

Midwest Consortium
University of Cincinnati, Midwest Consortium
3223 Eden Avenue, PO Box 670056
Cincinnati, OH 45267
Phone: 513-558-1751
Email: alerdilr@ucmail.uc.edu

Carol Carol

Midwest Consortium
3223 Eden Avenue, PO Box 670056
Cincinnati, OH 90095-1478
Phone: 513-558-1751
Fax: 513-558-1722
Email: alerdilr@ucmail.uc.edu

Course Owner

Midwest Consortium, Linda Alerding
Phone: 513-558-0528
Fax: 513-558-1722
Email: alerdilr@uc.edu

OVERALL LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

  • How you define a PBT chemical.
  • What toxics are on the priority PBT list.
  • How PBT chemicals spread throughout the environment and into the food chain.
  • How to determine if exposure to PBTs occurs in your community.
  • Strategies for reducing exposure.

Chapter 1: OVERVIEW

  • How Chemicals Enter, Change, and Move Throughout the Environment.

Chapter 2: PBTS-WHATARE THEY?

Chapter 3: ARE PEOPLE IN YOUR COMMUNITY EXPOSED?-MAJOR CONTENTS

  • Exercise: Map Sources
  • Exercise: Match PBTs to Exposure Sources
  • Exercise: More Information Needed

Chapter 4: HEALTH EFFECTS-EXERCISE

Chapter 5: STRATEGIES FOR REDUCING EXPOSURE-MAJOR CONTENTS

  • Fish Consumption in Rivers and the Great Lakes Region
  • Exercise–Matching Strategies to Sources

Chapter 6: FEDERAL LAWS-MAJOR CONTENTS

  • Toxic Releases Inventory
  • Superfund (CERCLA)
  • The Impact of Pesticides

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