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This online training course can help you:

•   Meet compliance-based safety requirements
•   Reduce risks of accidents and injury on and off the job
•   Lower insurance premiums, workers compensation claims and lost work hours
•   Improve employee morale and retention

This course provides an overview on managing hazardous waste according to federal regulations including background on RCRA and the Pollution Prevention Act of 1990, recognizing when materials constitute a regulated hazardous waste, and information on generation, transportation, treatment, storage, and disposal requirements.

Learning Objectives:

•   Recognize a hazardous waste
•   Define ignitable, corrosive, reactive and toxic wastes
•   Be familiar with the types of wastes that appear on the K, F, U, P, and D lists
•   Summarize the purpose of and procedure for standard waste determination tests: the TCLP, Flash Point testing, determination of pH
•   Define three generator stat uses: LQG, SQG, CESQG and know that the three categories have differing responsibilities under the regulations
•   Summarize the steps for properly managing hazardous waste from "cradle-to-grave," including generation, transportation, treatment, storage, and disposal
•   State the main idea of the pollution prevention philosophy
•   Describe the purpose of the PBT list of high-priority wastes
•   State the main elements of several other regulations that are related to RCRA
•   Know your role in reducing risk from waste
•   Describe recent developments in waste management: fluorescent lamps, CRT’s
•   Know where to obtain assistance with waste disposal questions

Intended Audience:

This course is for all employees who are involved in the generation and management of hazardous waste.

Primary Regulations:

•   RCRA (1976, amended 1984)
•   Pollution Prevention Act of 1990

Related Regulations:

•   The Clean Air Act (CAA), 42 CFR 85 IV-A (1970)
•   The Clean Water Act (CWA), 33 CFR 26 (1977)
•   The Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA), 42 CFR 6A XII Part A Sec. 300f. (1974)
•   The Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), 15 CFR 53 (1976)
•   Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA or Superfund) 42 CFR 103 (1980)
•   Federal Insecticide, Fungicide and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA), 7 CFR 6 (1972)
•   The Emergency Planning & Community Right-To-Know Act (EPCRA) 42 CFR 116