RCRA Compliance

Course Length:  8 hours

Course Objective:

  • To provide delegates an overview of RCRA that can be used to perform their duties in compliance with the regulations.
  • To inform delegates about the hazards associated with the management of hazardous waste.
  • To prepare delegates to prevent injury or incident using hazard communication, personal protection equipment, and safe work procedures.
  • To understand hazardous waste management procedures, including complying with accumulation and storage requirements.
  • To provide delegates with techniques to respond effectively to hazardous waste emergencies in the workplace.

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Course Design:

  • Narrated e-learning modules

Successful Course Completion:

  • Requires successful completion of knowledge assessment.

Course Outline:

About HAZMAT

  • Hazardous Material Transportation Act (HMTA)
  • Hazardous Material Regulations
  • Enforcement Authorities
  • Penalties
  • Employee Training Requirements
  • Administrative Training Requirements
  • HAZMAT Definitions
    • Hazardous Material
    • HAZMAT Employee
    • Cycle of Transportation
    • Shipper
    • Hazardous Substance
    • Reportable Quantity (RQ)
    • Marine Pollutant
  • Hazard Classes
    • Class 1 – Explosives
    • Class 2 – Compressed Gases
    • Class 3 – Flammable Liquids
    • Class 4 – Flammable Solids
    • Class 5 – Oxidizers and Organic Peroxides
    • Class 6 – Poisonous and Infectious Materials
    • Class 7 – Radioactive Materials
    • Class 8 – Corrosive Materials
    • Class 9 – Miscellaneous Hazardous Materials
  • Five Steps to HAZMAT Compliance

Step 1 – Classification

  • Obtain Shipping Description
  • Review the Hazardous Material Table
    • Column 2 – Material Description, Proper Shipping Name
    • Column 3 – Hazard Class/Division
    • Column 4 – Identification Numbers

Step 2 – Packaging

  • General Packaging Requirements
  • Review Hazardous Material Table
    • Column 5 – Packing Groups
      • PG I, II, III
    • Column 7 – Special Provisions
    • Column 8 – Packaging Requirements
  • UN Specification Codes
      • Example on Box and Drum
  • Performance Orientation Packaging Example

Step 3 – Marking/Labeling

  • Marking Requirements
  • Labeling Requirements
  • Marking/Label Sizes
  • Marking/Label Examples
  • Additional Labels on Package
  • Additional Container Markings

Step 4 – Shipping Papers

  • General Requirements
  • Shipping Paper Examples
  • Additional Requirements
  • Shipper’s Certification
  • Hazardous/Non-Hazardous Materials
  • Accessibility
  • Retention
  • Emergency Response Information
  • Emergency Response Guidebook
    • Define colored sections

Step 5 – Placarding

  • General Requirements
  • Placard Examples
    • Required Size
  • Placard Determination
    • Non-Bulk
    • Bulk
  • Placarding Empty or Unpurged Tanks
  • Placard Location/Visibility
  • Placard Flow Chart

HAZMAT Safety

  • Loading/Unloading HAZMAT
  • Review HAZMAT Segregation Charts
  • Carrier Requirements
    • Highway
    • Air
    • Rail
    • Water
  • Vessel Segregation Chart

HAZMAT Security Awareness

  • Training Requirements
  • Awareness
  • Recognition
  • Potential Targets
  • Security Risks
  • Security Checklist
  • Security Plans

Resource Conservation and Recovery Act

  • Overview of RCRA
  • Goals of RCRA
  • The 3 Elements
    • The Act
    • The Regulations
    • Guidance and Policies
  • Related Acts and Regulations
    • CERCLA
    • Clean Air Act
    • Clean Water Act
    • SARA
    • EPCRA
    • HAZWOPER
  • Subtitles and their Provisions

Identification and Listing of Hazardous Waste

  • Terms
    • Solid Waste
    • Hazardous Waste
    • Exclusions
    • Cradle-to-Grave
    • Generators
    • Transporters
    • Treatment, Storage, and Disposal Facilities (TSDF)
  • Identification Criteria
    • Is the material in question a solid waste?
    • Is the material excluded from the definition of solid waste or hazardous waste?
    • Is the waste a listed or characteristic hazardous waste?
      • Toxic listed waste
      • Acute hazardous waste
      • Characteristic hazardous waste
    • Identification Criteria: Listed Wastes
      • F list
      • K list
      • P and U lists
    • Is the waste delisted?
  • Characteristics of Hazardous Wastes
    • Ignitability
    • Corrosivity
    • Reactivity
    • Toxicity
  • Special Regulatory Conventions
  • Mixed Wastes

Hazardous Waste Generators

  • Three categories - based on the amount of hazardous waste generated per calendar month
  • LQGs and SQGs Requirements
  • VSQG/CESQGs Requirements
  • Importing/Exporting
  • Farmer exclusions and Academic entities

Transporters of Hazardous Waste

  • Definitions
    • Regulated transporter
    • Transfer Facilities
  • The RCRA Subtitle C regulation requirements
  • EPA Identification Number
  • The Manifest
    • Required Forms
    • General Requirements
    • Required Information on Completed Forms
    • Using the Manifest System
    • The Electronic Manifest
    • Rejected Waste
    • Manifest Requirements for Water and Rail Transporters
    • Special Exemptions for Resource Recovery and Recycling
  • Handling Hazardous Waste Discharge
    • Must be prepared for an accident
    • Notification and diking
    • Contacting NRC
    • Role of NRC and local authorities
  • Additional Regulatory Requirements
    • Transporters becoming storage facilities
    • Transporters becoming generators

TSD Facilities

  • Overview
  • Definitions
    • Treatment
    • Storage
    • Disposal
    • Disposal facilities
      • Permitted facilities
      • Interim status facilities
    • Operation and Management Standards
      • Compliance with:
    • Standards for the variety of TSDF units
    • Closure
      • Requirements
      • Post closure/Final disposal
    • Financial assurance
      • Closure
      • Liability
    • Ground Water and Air Resources
      • Ground Water Protection
      • Air Resources Protection

Land Disposal Restrictions

  • Overview
  • Components
    • Disposal Prohibition
    • Dilution Prohibition
    • Storage Prohibition

Hazardous Waste Combustion

  • Overview
  • Regulations

Hazardous Waste Permit Program

  • Permitting
  • Permitting Scope
  • Permitting Process
  • Various Types of Permits
    • Interim Status
    • Special Provisions
    • Standardized Permit

State Hazardous Waste Programs

  • Overview
    • State Authorization

Specific Hazardous Wastes and Facilities

  • Part 266

Universal Waste Management

  • What is Universal Waste?
  • Universal Waste Program

Used Oil

  • Overview
  • Regulation
    • Recycling Presumption
  • Identification
  • Used Oil as a Hazardous Waste
    • Rebuttable Presumption
  • Storage Requirements
  • Burning Restrictions

Underground Storage Tanks

  • Overview
  • Regulatory Requirements

Post Training Evaluation:

  • The employer shall ensure that each employee is evaluated to confirm that he/she understands the information provided in the training.

Reference Material / Documents:

Title 40 of the CFR, Parts 239-282

DOT 49 CFR 171-180

M&A Safety Services training conforms to OSHA CBT Training standards and ANSI Z490.1. Criteria for Accepted Practices in Safety, Health and Environmental Training. M&A Safety Services LLC. follows all ANSI training criteria.

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  • Course ID #: E153

Date

Oct 18 2021

Time

7:30 am

Cost

$140.00
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