ENS Course Overview
The National Association of Safety Professionals (NASP) Environmental Specialist certification course provides a thorough review of regulations from the EPA, RCRA, SARA and other agencies that may impact industrial facilities. This course gives students the knowledge they need to understand and implement environmental safety precautions that protect employees and the environment from hazardous materials and waste.
Other topics covered in this course include:
- An overview of hazardous materials handling procedures.
- Permits for air and water waste.
- Information about hazardous waste management, operations and emergency responses.
- Spill control and containment plans for industrial oil.
- Energy and natural resource preservation information.
Upon completion of this training course, you will take a comprehensive exam. You’ll have two attempts to pass this exam, and you must score an 80% or higher to receive your certificate. Students who successfully complete the training course get the Environmental Specialist designation, which aids in professional development.
The ENS course is accredited by IACET and takes approximately 13 hours to complete, depending on your existing knowledge of environmental safety regulations. You will receive 1.3 continuing education units (CEUs) for ongoing learning along with your certificate.