Universal Waste Management

Learning objectives

  • Identify universal waste and explain why you need to handle universal waste properly
  • List and describe the activities involved in handling universal waste
  • Describe how to respond to a universal waste spill or release

Course overview

This lesson explains the hazards associated with universal waste and how employees and staff members can manage universal waste safely and effectively.

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Course Outline
  • Universal Waste Overview
  • Managing Universal Waste
  • Spill Response
Regulations
  • 40 CFR 273 Subpart A - Standards for Universal Waste Management - 273.1-273.9 General
  • 40 CFR 273 Subpart B - Standards for Universal Waste Management - 273.10-273.20 Standards for Small Quantity Handlers of Universal Waste
  • 40 CFR 273 Subpart C - Standards for Universal Waste Management - 273.30-273.40 Standards for Large Quantity Handlers of Universal Waste
  • 40 CFR 262 Subpart K - Alternative Requirements for Hazardous Waste Determination and Accumulation of Unwanted Material for Laboratories Owned by Eligible Academic Entities
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