Hazardous Waste Management

According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), “Hazardous waste is waste that is dangerous or potentially harmful to our health or the environment. Hazardous wastes can be liquids, solids, gases, or sludges. They can be discarded commercial products, like cleaning fluids or pesticides, or the by-products of manufacturing processes.”

What does this course cover?

  • Define hazardous waste, explain the importance of managing it properly, and list the categories of hazardous waste generators.

  • List some actions industrial facilities use to manage hazardous waste and explain how you can assist your company with its hazardous waste management efforts.

  • Describe how to handle common types of hazardous waste.

  • Describe how you, and other individuals with various roles and responsibilities, should respond to an unintended release of hazardous waste.

What are the course takeaways?

  • Knowledge of hazardous wastes and how to manage it properly.

  • Certificate of completion (Immediately available for download and/or print).

  • Examination record available for employer.

Regulations – 

  • Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), 40 CFR part 260-265

  • 40 CFR 261 Subpart D

  • 40 CFR 261 Subpart C

Duration: 20 Minutes
Languages: English
Price: $45

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