We are licensed, accredited, and authorized in many states to provide the environmental safety and health training required by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), the Environmental Protection Agency, and state agencies.
We offer courses to maintain accreditation and licensing in the fields of asbestos, lead and lead-based paint, OSHA construction and general industry standards, hazardous materials, and hazardous communication standard (HAZCOM).
The training center is conveniently located in the city of South Houston near Hobby Airport. We also offer onsite training at your company workplace.
Company president, Fredy Polanco founded Professional Environmental Training® in 2003. Today, he is a Board-Certified Safety Professional (CSP) with over 30 years of experience in occupational health and environmental training. After graduating with an engineering degree from The National University of Colombia "University of Valle (Universidad del Valle)",
Mr. Fredy Polanco went on to earn a Master’s degree in industrial hygiene and safety from The University of Houston at Clear Lake. Previously, he worked at the University of Texas Health Center at Tyler as a faculty member, as well as the director of The Occupational and Environmental Training Program. He has also served as an EPA peer reviewer for NESHAP alternative control method evaluation.
Asbestos fibers can cause serious health problems. If inhaled, they can cause diseases which disrupt the normal functioning of the lungs. They have the capacity to add tensile strength, resistance to fire and corrosion when added to construction material.
Lead is a naturally occurring element that people have used, including in paint, almost since the beginning of civilization. Workers in occupational settings, with sources of lead exposure, experience increased health risk.
Each employer shall furnish to each employee a place of employment free from recognized hazards that cause or are likely to cause death or serious physical harm to the employee.
Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response protects employees involved in cleanup operations at uncontrolled waste sites, hazardous waste treatment, storage, disposal operations,
and any emergency response to incidents involving hazardous substances.
The Resilient Floor Covering Institute recommended work practices for the removal of Resilient Floor Coverings are a defined set of instructions addressed to the task of removing all resilient floor covering structures.
IAQ is a complex issue, much more so than any single occupational or environmental factor. There are hundred of pollutants that affect IAQ and multiple sources.
Our goal, as a training provider of occupational safety and environmental education, is to offer a combination of the best value, the highest quality courses available, and superior service.