RCRA and DOT Refresher Course
From Hazardous Waste
This is a unique DOT-RCRA hybrid 'refresher' course. The course includes an overview of hazardous waste management laws and regulations, a guide to complying with the myriad of hazardous waste regulations including how to recognize hazardous wastes, how to manage waste correctly on site, how to properly select, label and mark waste containers, how to prepare shipments for transport to treatment, storage and disposal facilities, and how to properly keep records for compliance and enforcement.
In addition, this course includes a review of the DOT's regulations for shipping hazardous materials, including the Hazardous Materials Table (HMT), proper shipping name, hazard classes, marking and labeling, shipping papers, packing groups, and security.
This is a fast-paced refresher course and is intended for individuals who are familiar with both RCRA and DOT requirements. It is not recommended as initial training.
The course is designed to help meet the annual training requirements for generators of hazardous waste, such as those requirements presented in 40 CFR 265.16, 40 CFR 264.16 and 40 CFR 262.34. It is also designed to assist with the recurring training requirements specified in 49 CFR 172 Subpart H, including testing of participants.
Environmental professionals who are 1) involved with handling, shipping, or receiving hazardous materials, including samples of hazardous waste, and 2) involved with managing hazardous wastes. This may include:
- facility personnel
- field technicians
- laboratory technicians
- shipping & receiving personnel
After completing this series, participants should be able to:
- know how to identify, and manage hazardous waste;
- be able to determine generator status and maintain facility compliance with hazardous waste regulations;
- recognize regulations for recordkeeping and reporting;
- locate and use the Federal hazardous materials and hazardous waste regulations;
- properly label and mark hazardous waste containers for shipment;
- complete manifests for hazardous waste;
- select proper packaging for hazardous materials; and
- develop appropriate emergency response information to accompany shipments.
- identification of hazardous wastes;
- onsite management;
- offsite transportation;
- marking and labeling;
- hazardous materials table;
- exceptions and exemptions;
- environmental samples and equipment;
- shipping papers;
- training requirements; and
- security awareness training.