Environmental, Occupational Health and Safety (EOHS)

NEW IN 2018:

Safety Leadership


Check out our new series: Certificate in Safety Leadership! Your company’s safety is serious business that requires involvement at every level to be successful. Give your core safety team and others who aspire to become safety leaders the training that will take your program to a higher level. The Certificate in Safety Leadership Series offered by Greenville Technical College’s Economic Development and Corporate Training Division will help you strengthen your safety program and equip those with safety duties to become safety champions.

Certificate in Safety Leadership

Silica Training

Protect your workforce and be prepared to comply with OSHA’s new silica rule!  According to OSHA estimates, more than 2.3 million workers are exposed to silica dust — with more than 90% of them in the construction industry.  Our  Silica - Competent Person class is for employees who need to be able to identify existing and foreseeable respirable crystalline silica hazards in the workplace and take measures to eliminate or minimize them. He or she is responsible for implementing the employer’s written exposure control plan.  The Silica - Awareness Level  class is for workers exposed to silica dust who need to know how to protect themselves and comply with new OSHA requirements implemented through their employer's written exposure control plan.

Silica - Competent Person

Silica - Awareness Level   


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Asbestos kills... unless you understand how to manage it safely. Our asbestos experts have traveled throughout the US and internationally to offer customized training designed to protect employees and building occupants from hazards associated with asbestos exposure. We can tailor an online course to augment your Asbestos Operations and Maintenance program, or provide site-specific courses with hands-on exercises drawn from real world experiences your employees are likely to encounter. Our EPA-approved courses cover the full range of asbestos disciplines, but if you need a hybrid course to meet OSHA or state compliance requirements, please call Joy Finch at (864) 250-8155 to discuss your specific training needs.

EPA/State Asbestos Certification Courses

Asbestos Inspector  (QJ)
Asbestos Management Planner
Asbestos Project Designer
Asbestos Supervisor (QJ)
Asbestos Worker (QJ)
Asbestos Worker (Spanish) (QJ)
Asbestos Operations and Maintenance (O&M) Worker
NIOSH 582 - Sampling & Evaluating Airborne Asbestos Fibers (QJ)

EPA/State Asbestos Certification Refresher Courses

Asbestos Inspector Refresher
Asbestos Management Planner Refresher
Asbestos Supervisor Refresher
Asbestos Project Designer Refresher
Asbestos Operations and Maintenance (O&M) Worker Refresher
Asbestos Worker Refresher
Asbestos Worker Refresher (Spanish)

Training by Request

These courses are available upon request: Asbestos Awareness and Asbestos Awareness: Train-the-Trainer. Contract training also available.


Certificate in Safety Leadership Series

Certificate in Safety Leadership Series (NEW)

The Certificate in Safety Leadership Series is a five-month course that will help safety leaders of both large and small companies strengthen their safety programs and equip employees with safety duties to become safety champions. Classes will be held Jan. 19 – May 18, 2018.

Click here to register >

Energy & Environmental Management

NEW!! Basic Farm Maintenance courses

Taught by faculty from the Culinary Institute of the Carolinas at the Greenville Technical College Northwest Campus. 

Basic Farm Maintenance/Safety 
Basic Farm Maintenance/Carpentry 
Basic Farm Maintenance/Small Engines 
Basic Farm Maintenance/Welding 

Building Operator Certification

Building Operator Certification (BOC®) is a nationally recognized, competency-based training and certification program that offers facilities personnel the improved job skills and knowledge to transform workplaces to be more comfortable, energy-efficient and environmentally friendly.

Visit the BOC info page >

HVACR/EPA 608 Certification (Refrigerant Handling)

HVACR/EPA 608 Certification 
HVACR/NATE Service Technician (Core) 
HVACR/NATE Service Technician (A/C and Heat Pumps)

Renewable Fuels 

Solar Energy Technology Basics (Blended) (QJ)
Solar Photovoltaic Systems  (QJ)
Solar Photovoltaic Design and Installation

Wastewater Physical/Chemical Operator

Wastewater Physical/Chemical Operator - B & A 
Wastewater Physical/Chemical Operator - D & C 
Wastewater - Refresher for Physical/Chemical and Biological 

Environmental Management and Sustainability

ISO 14000 Environmental Management Systems Overview and Internal Auditor
ISO 14000 Lead Auditor

Healthy Homes

If you visit homes to provide health or inspection services of any type, check out our healthy homes courses offered as a Training Partner of the National Healthy Homes Training Center and Network. These courses are designed to help you understand the connection between health and housing and learn how to take a holistic approach to identify and resolve problems which threaten the health and well-being of residents.

Essentials for Healthy Homes Practitioners 
Healthy Homes Essentials for Environmental Professionals
Healthy Homes Rating System (2-day)
Code Inspection for Healthy Homes 
Healthy Homes Environmental Assessments: Principles & Practice

Indoor Air Quality / Mold

Want to enhance your business opportunities by learning about indoor air quality and mold remediation? Not only do our courses provide you with practical skills for the field, they also prepare you for the industry's most recognized certifications.

IAQA Indoor Environmentalist - Fundamentals   
IAQA Indoor Environmentalist - Intermediate Level (CIE) 
IAQA Microbial Remediator/Supervisor (CMR/CMRS) (QJ) 
Mold Remediation Technician (QJ) 


Lead-Based Paint Safety

Lead poisoning can affect anyone, but it is especially dangerous for children under the age of six. More than 6,000 professionals nationwide have attended our EPA-approved Lead Renovation, Repair and Painting course. We also offer EPA-approved lead abatement training for five disciplines: lead inspectors, risk assessors, supervisors, workers, and project designers. These courses may be used for licensing as a Certified Renovator or lead abatement professional in NC, SC, and several other states. Call Karen Hampton at (864) 250-8438 to inquire about specific state approvals.

Training for Certified Renovators

Lead Renovation, Repair and Painting (QJ)
Lead Renovation, Repair and Painting (Spanish) (QJ)
Lead Renovation, Repair and Painting Refresher 
Lead Renovation, Repair and Painting Refresher (Spanish)

EPA Lead-Based Paint Certification Courses

Lead Inspector (QJ)
Lead Risk Assessor
Lead Supervisor (QJ)
Lead Project Designer
Lead Worker EPA (English)  (QJ)
Lead Worker EPA (Spanish) (QJ)

EPA Lead-Based Paint Certification Refresher Courses

Lead Inspector Refresher
Lead Risk Assessor Refresher 
Lead Supervisor Refresher
Lead Project Designer Refresher
Lead Worker Refresher (English) 
Lead Worker Refresher (Spanish)

General Lead Safety

Lead Worker OSHA

Emergency Response

Food Safety

Hazardous Materials / Hazwoper

Every community and workplace should have well-honed response capabilities for hazardous chemical emergencies. We offer traditional, online and blended courses for compliance with OSHA Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER) regulations, Department of Transportation (DOT) requirements, and EPA RCRA required training.

OSHA HAZWOPER Certification

HazMat Chemical Emergency Response Awareness Level (8-Hour HAZWOPER) 
HazMat Chemical Emergency Response Operations Level (24-Hour HAZWOPER)
HazMat Chemical Emergency Response Technician Level (40-Hour HAZWOPER) (QJ)
HAZWOPER 40-Hour Waste Site Worker - Online Blended

OSHA HAZWOPER Certification Refreshers

HAZWOPER 8-Hour Annual Refresher
HAZWOPER Annual Refresher Online

EPA/DOT Hazmat Certification

Handling and Shipping of Hazardous Materials, Substances, and Wastes (DOT and EPA RCRA)

HazMat and Emergency Preparedness Online and Blended

DOT Hazardous Materials Transportation
Hazardous Waste Management and Shipping for Environmental Professionals
Hazardous Waste Manifest Update
HAZWOPER 24-Hour Moderate Risk Worker Online 
IATA Dangerous Goods 
RCRA Hazardous Waste Management for Generators (QJ)
RCRA and DOT Refresher
Shipping Infectious Substances (IATA and DOT) 
Shipping with Dry Ice

Occupational Health Certifications

Our Occupational Health and Safety courses include both traditional classroom settings and courses offered in a convenient online format. Certifications for occupational health professionals include CAOHC-approved audiometric technician training and NIOSH-approved instruction in all aspects of spirometry for pulmonary function testing.

Refer to the list below for OSHA-related course offerings designed to help employees recognize and prevent of job hazards, learn safe work practices, and reduce occupational risk of injury and disease.

Audiometric Technician Certification (Hearing Conservation)
Audiometric Technician Recertification
Pulmonary Function Testing - Certification
Pulmonary Function Testing - Recertification

Infection Control and Blood Borne Pathogens for Tattooists 


OSHA Outreach Training

All OSHA 10-hr and 30-hr successful course completers receive an OSHA certification card. 

30-Hour OSHA Construction Industry
10-Hour OSHA Construction Industry

30-Hour OSHA General Industry
10-Hour OSHA General Industry

Schedule an OSHA 10/30 Hour Course for your employees or organization. Contract training available.
For more information contact Karen Hampton at (864) 250-8438.

Occupational Safety

Confined Space Entry - Competent Person 
Forklift Safety Training 
Forklift Train-the-Trainer Competent Person 
OSHA Lead (Pb) Worker Compliance

American Heart Association Training

As an American Heart Association (AHA) Training Center, we provide emergency cardiovascular care courses for healthcare professionals, employees in workplace settings, and general community needs. 

Complete list of AHA Training Center courses >


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