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Hazardous Waste Management for Generators

Course Details:

1 days, 7 instructional hours
MESH (Manager of Environmental Safety and Health) Hours
7 Engineering Professional Development Hours (PDHs)

Course Description:
According to the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), generators of hazardous waste are required to properly identify, and ship their wastes to a “destination” facility.  Employee training is required for large quantity generators, and small quantity generators must be thoroughly familiar with waste handling and emergency techniques.   This course, Hazardous Waste Management for Generators, is a one-day class designed to meet these training requirements.  Other topics covered in this course include:

  • Hazardous waste determination
  • On-site management for storage and accumulation requirements
  • Manifest requirements, labeling, marking and placarding hazardous waste
  • Recordkeeping, reporting, and fees
  • Emergency procedures, contingency plans and training
  • Reporting spills
  • Used oil regulations
  • Waste minimization under RCRA
  • Universal waste management

Learning Objectives:
Our experienced instructor will engage you in discussions and exercises. By attending this course you will be able to:

  • Identify hazardous wastes
  • Know how to manage wastes on-site
  • Prepare hazardous wastes for shipping
  • Explain why hazardous waste generators are regulated
  • Describe the penalties and fines incurred by violators

All course participants will receive a manual prepared for hazardous waste generators and selected 40 CFR Parts 273, and 279.

Who Should Attend:
Hazardous Waste Management for Generators is designed for generators of hazardous wastes including users of cleaning solvents, oil-based paints, inks, wood preservatives, plating solutions, photographic chemicals, degreasers and rust and paint removers; dry cleaners, auto body shops and printers; municipal and other staff whose duties involve the management of hazardous chemicals and waste; and environmental managers.

Additional Notes:
This course also pairs well with DOT Hazardous Materials Transportation Training.  Also customized classes can be arranged for delivery at your facility for shorter durations, covering both RCRA and DOT requirements.

Course Info


For location details and single session sign-ups:



Charlie Parrish

Upcoming Dates

Location: Virtual Instructor-Led Training
Start Date: April 01, 2021
End Date: April 01, 2021
Time: 8:00AM - 5:00PM
Cost: $395
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Location: Greensboro NC
Start Date: August 05, 2021
End Date: August 05, 2021
Time: 8:00AM - 5:00PM
Cost: $395
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Location: Raleigh NC
Start Date: October 21, 2021
End Date: October 21, 2021
Time: 8:00AM - 5:00PM
Cost: $395
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On-Site Availability

Any of our open enrollment classes can be brought on-site. Please Contact Us for more information.