Hazardous Waste Management

Learning objectives

  • 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.

Course overview

Define a hazardous waste, recognize standards that regulate hazardous waste, and identify requirements of hazardous waste management.
  • 20 minutes
  • Format: Online Interactive
  • English
Course Outline
  • Introduction to Hazardous Waste
  • Handling Hazardous Waste
  • Special Instructions for Common Wastes
  • Emergency Response
  • Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), 40 CRF part 260-265
  • 40 CFR 261 Subpart D
  • 40 CFR 261 Subpart C
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