MA-Specific RCRA Hazardous Waste Training

Hazardous Waste Management (RCRA)

This is an 8-hour training program designed for both new and previously trained employees and addresses both the Massachusetts State and Federal hazardous waste regulations applicable to generators.  It is specifically designed to instruct employees in the requirements as they pertain to generating and accumulating hazardous waste in a given state and therefore integrates state-specific environmental department's requirements which supersede the federal in "authorized RCRA program" states. 

Topics Covered: 

Who should attend?

  • Background, Applicability, Liability 
  • Waste Determination, Waste Codes, and Profiles 
  • Universal Waste Rule 
  • Generator Status 
  • Notification and EPA ID Numbers 
  • Hazardous Waste Manifests, Including E-Manifests 
  • Land Disposal Restrictions 
  • Waste Reporting 
  • Documentation of Training & Training Requirements 
  • Weekly/Daily Inspections 
  • Contingency Plan and Emergency Contact List 
  • Accumulation Area Security and Design Standards 
  • Satellite Accumulation 
  • Container Management, Marking, and Labeling 
  • Preparedness & Prevention 
  • Waste Minimization 
Employees who require this training would include those who have a role in handling or otherwise managing hazardous wastes. Those employees may have any or all of the following responsibilities: characterizing wastes, labeling containers, adding waste to containers, maintaining containers in satellite or central accumulation areas, recordkeeping and reporting, reviewing or completing hazardous waste manifests, or oversight of any of the aformentioned activites. 

Remaining 2019 Training Dates: 

11/14/2019 at the Holiday Inn, Mansfield (31 Hampshire Street, Mansfield)

12/5/2019 at the Courtyard Woburn, MA (700 Unicorn Park Drive, Woburn)

2020 Training Dates: 

  • Thursday, February 6th at the Courtyard Woburn, MA (700 Unicorn Park Drive, Woburn) 
  • Wednesday, June 17th at the Courtyward Woburn, MA (700 Unicorn Park Drive, Woburn) 
  • Wednesday, December 9th at the Courtyard Woburn, MA (700 Unicorn Park Drive, Woburn) 

Meet your Lead Instructor 

Douglas Graham, CHMM is our Senior EH&S Practice Director at Triumvirate Environmental. Doug has 23 years of EH&S training, consulting, auditing and program development experience and has provided over 12,000 hours of training. Doug is a nationally recognized trainer, annuel guest instructor at the New England Chapter CHMM prep course, developer of an award-winning innovative online hazmat training program, and a contributing author for EHS Journal