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SEMINAR | Environmental Technician Workshop

June 26 - June 30

$2600


June 26-30, 2017 | Timmins, ON

Our Environmental Technician Workshop focuses on a variety of topics that help you become a safer and more effective monitor. Participants will learn proper monitoring techniques at industrial sites, and the laws and regulations that shape environmental monitoring duties.

The workshop is a mix of both classroom and field exercises. Proper seasonal apparel and PPE is required (i.e. CSA Approved footwear, reflective vest, hard hat, safety glasses, and gloves).

Purpose & Benefits:

Participants will participate in a hands-on comprehensive monitoring course:

  • Updates on the latest legislative and regulatory changes.
  • Monitoring and Sampling best practices for: groundwater, surface water, streamflow, dust fall, and soil sampling.
  • Conducting Site-Inspections
  • Safety considerations for a variety of field activities and environmental conditions.

 

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Topics Include:

INTRODUCTION TO ENVIRONMENTAL MONITORING

  • Introduction to Environmental Monitors – Responsibilities, Training Requirements, Career Opportunities
  • Introduction to Applicable Legislation (including Permits)
  • Environmental Inspections – Risk Identification and Assessment (field safety and environmental level risk assessments)
  • Field Safety Plans

EMERGENCY AND SPILLS PREPAREDNESS AND RESPONSE

  • Environmental Emergency Preparedness and Response Introduction and Regulatory Requirements
  • Spill Response Desktop Scenarios and Live Drills

ENVIRONMENTAL REPORTS

  • What’s important?
  • How to Interpret and Communicate Information

WATER MONITORING AND THE ENVIRONMENT

  • Water – Regulatory Requirements
  • Surface Water and Flow Monitoring Techniques
  • Groundwater – Monitoring Techniques
  • Practical Exercises

AIR/SOIL MONITORING

  • Air Monitoring Techniques
  • Soil Sampling
  • Practical Exercises and Site-Visit

WASTE MANAGEMENT

  • Regulatory Requirements
  • Best Practices – Management, Recycling and Diversion
  • Inspection Targets and Tools

POST-FIELDWORK PROTOCOLS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Field Navigation and GIS
  • Taking Proper Field Notes and Photos
  • Sample Handling and Shipment
  • Laboratory Protocols and Data Management
  • Interpreting Values and Data
  • Practical Exercises

WRAP UP

  • Designing and Implementing Site-Specific Monitoring Programs

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Audience:

This Environmental Monitor Workshop is applicable to a broad audience of resource industry workers, and people looking for an introduction into the field of environmental monitoring.

  • Environmental Technicians, Monitors and Coordinators
  • Environmental Consultants, and Professionals
  • Engineering Consultants, Professionals, Technologist and Technicians

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Webinar Cost: $2600*

*Ask us about our training bundles and save $ on each training session you attend in 2016!

 

Details

Start:
June 26
End:
June 30
Cost:
$2600
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Venue

Blue Heron Training Center
246 Mountjoy Street South
Timmins, Ontario P4N 1T4 Canada
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Phone:
705-264-4342
Website:
www.blueheronenv.com

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