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Registered Hazardous Substances Specialist

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National Environmental Health Association
Registered Hazardous Substances Specialist
720 South Colorado Blvd., South Tower - 970, Denver
CO 80246-1925


A Registered Hazardous Substances Specialist is an individual who, in support of and under the direcion of, Registered Hazardous Substances Professionals, environmental professionals and scientists, carries out in a responsible manner proven techniques of a technical nature in a particular hazardous materials/waste management field. Perfomance as a Registered Hazardous Substances Specialist requires the application of appropriate principles methods and techniques combined with practice and knowledge. Under professional direction, the Registered Hazardous Substances Specialist functions in positions that involve testing, sampling routine inspecting, and providing information on hazardous materials/waste practices, techniques and methods for the purpose of identifying, preventing, and eliminating environmental health hazards.

Registered Hazardous Substances Specialist Website


Work Experience Required? No

Either training or work experience required, but not both? Yes

Oral or Written Exam Required? Yes

Renewal Required? Every 2 Year(s)

Renew through Continuing Educational Units(CEU)? Yes

Renew through Re-Examination? No

Does applicant have choice of at least two options from above for renewal (CEU, CPD, or exam)? No

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