Define a hazardous waste, recognize standards that regulate hazardous waste, and identify requirements of hazardous waste management. Expected Completion Time: 1 hour Requirement References: • Resource Conservation and Recovery Act, 40 CFR part 260-265 • 40 CFR 261 Subpart D • 40 CFR 261 Subpart C Objectives: • Identify the purpose of a waste management program. • Define the categories of waste, including hazardous, universal, “potentially' hazardous, and nonhazardous. • Identify the purpose for regulating hazardous waste, which regulatory standards apply to hazardous waste management, and the three classifications of waste generators under RCRA. • Recognize the criteria for determining if “you” generate a hazardous waste. • Identify the container, labeling, and storage requirements for hazardous waste. • Identify the requirements for developing and implementing an inspection program for hazardous waste. • Identify transportation and disposal requirements for hazardous waste. • Identify the requirements for emergency preparedness and contingency planning. • Recognize the requirements for training personnel, reporting, and record keeping. • Identify typical hazardous wastes, universal wastes, and potentially hazardous wastes. • Identify proper management and disposal procedures for typical hazardous, universal, and potentially hazardous wastes. • Recognize methods for minimizing the generation of hazardous waste and evaluating those methods.
Hazardous Waste Management