Product code: AIC_057_EL_EN

Hazardous Waste Management Requirements

This course introduces employees to the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) and the Pollution Prevention Act of 1990, which govern waste management. This course will give employees the background to manage hazardous waste according to federal regulations. After successfully completing the course, employees will be able to summarize the steps for properly managing hazardous waste including generation, transportation, treatment, storage, and disposal.

Training Topics:

  • Recognize a hazardous waste
  • Define ignitable, corrosive, reactive and toxic wastes
  • Be familiar with the types of wastes that appear on the K, F, U, P, and D lists
  • Summarize the purpose of and procedure for standard waste determination tests: the TCLP, Flash Point testing, determination of pH
  • Define three generator stat uses: LQG, SQG, CESQG and know that the three categories have differing responsibilities under the regulations
  • Summarize the steps for properly managing hazardous waste from "cradle-to-grave," including generation, transportation, treatment, storage, and disposal
  • State the main idea of the pollution prevention philosophy
  • Describe the purpose of the PBT list of high-priority wastes
  • State the main elements of several other regulations that are related to RCRA
  • Know your role in reducing risk from waste
  • Describe recent developments in waste management: fluorescent lamps, CRT’s
  • Know where to obtain assistance with waste disposal questions


This course is for all employees who are involved in the generation and management of hazardous waste.

Regulatory Requirements

Primary Regulations: RCRA (1976, amended 1984); Pollution Prevention Act of 1990

Related Regulations: The Clean Air Act (CAA), 42 CFR 85 IV-A (1970); The Clean Water Act (CWA), 33 CFR 26 (1977); The Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA), 42 CFR 6A XII Part A Sec. 300f. (1974); The Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), 15 CFR 53 (1976); Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA or Superfund) 42 CFR 103 (1980); Federal Insecticide, Fungicide and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA), 7 CFR 6 (1972); The Emergency Planning & Community Right-To-Know Act (EPCRA) 42 CFR 116"

This training program focuses on the needs of the “end user”, and upon successful completion, will provide an updated operator's certificate and a wallet card.

Training Topic

  • Requirements

Education Type

  • Awareness

Learning Setting

  • Online

Instruction Language

  • English
Price per seat
24.95 USD
Session Details
  • Awareness
  • Online
  • English
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