Annual hazardous waste training is required for anyone who generates, accumulates, stores, transports, or treats hazardous waste. Learn how to manage your hazardous waste in accordance with the latest state and federal regulations.
In this online course, you will learn how to:
- Determine which of your wastes are classified as hazardous waste
- Manage hazardous waste in accordance with EPA and state regulations
- Operate accumulation points and satellite accumulation points
- Comply with EPA’s new rules for contaminated shop towels and hazardous secondary materials
- Ensure hazardous waste containers meet EPA and DOT requirements
- Properly mark and label containers
- Avoid manifest errors and learn the status of the new electronic manifest
- Properly store and manage universal waste, used oil, and other special wastes
- Prepare for and respond to emergencies
You’ll also learn how the new Hazardous Waste Generator Improvements Rule makes over 60 changes in the regulations that can impact your facility, including:
- New definitions for Central Accumulation Areas and Very Small Quantity Generators
- New requirements for how you must document which wastes are hazardous wastes
- New marking and labeling requirements for containers and tanks at central accumulation areas and satellite areas
- Requirements for small quantity generators to re-notify EPA or the authorized state of their generator status and wastes
- Changes that must be made to your site hazardous waste contingency plan
- How to keep small quantity generator status, even if you generate over 1,000 kg in a month
You can complete the training anytime it's convenient for you. Interactive exercises and quizzes help you learn and retain the information that you need to know. And, Environmental Resource Center’s Answerline™ is available at no charge for any questions you have during or after the training – for up to one year.
All of our online training modules require a web browser that supports the use of audio and video playback. When taking the training, web browser settings such as ad-blockers and pop-up blockers should be disabled.
This course fulfills your RCRA initial training requirements.