ALERT: CCAC will be closed January 19, 20 and 21, 2019 with all weekend classes cancelled

Due to inclement weather conditions, all CCAC campuses, centers and off-campus locations will be closed on Saturday, January 19 and Sunday, January 20 and all weekend classes will be cancelled. The college will also be closed on Monday, January 21 to observe the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday. The college will reopen for business on Tuesday morning, January 22.
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  • Hazardous Materials

    These courses are designed to enable you to contribute to the reduction of the harm created by hazardous materials emergencies. These courses develop skills with which to identify the hazardous materials problem in their communities; recognize hazardous material presence; and identify the specific hazardous material(s) and associated hazard characteristics. Federal regulations (OSHA) and National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) standards require that anyone who might come into contact with hazardous materials need to learn about HAZMAT. Our programs include general information about hazardous materials, Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS); incident command and control procedures; personal protection equipment (PPE) and everything else you may need to know to be prepared in the event that you become involved in a HAZMAT incident.

    PSI Training & Education Partnership (TEP)
    CCAC PSI announces a Training & Education Partnership (TEP) pay-as-you-go program for emergency services agencies in western Pennsylvania with an annual maximum cost of training for qualifying members. Fees are program-based for the required minimum number of students per course. 

    • Hazardous Material Awareness
      This course will provide instruction in the basic skills of identifying hazardous materials problems in a community, recognize hazardous materials, identify hazardous materials and the associated hazard characteristics.
    • HAZMAT Operations
      This course is designed to prepare the student to respond to hazardous materials incidents at the First Responder Operations Level. Topics include: Protect your health and safety during a HAZMAT incident, recognize hazardous materials, prevent or minimize exposure to hazardous materials, defensively control hazardous materials incidents.
    • EMS Hazardous Material Operations
      This course trains the EMS Responder in those knowledge and skills required of EMS personnel at the Operations level for hazardous materials response. It has been reviewed and approved by the Community College of Allegheny County for this purpose. The course is heavily oriented toward EMS personnel.

    PREREQUISITES: First Responder

  • Search and Register for Public Safety Classes Online

    The CCAC ShopCommunityEd–Public Safety website allows you to search and register for public safety classes. Register early to get the classes you want!

    Register Online Now!

  • CCAC Public Safety Institute
    West Hills Center
    1000 McKee Road – Suite 1100
    Oakdale, PA 15071
    Phone: 412.237.2500
    Fax: 412.788.2194
    psi@ccac.edu