MD-Specific RCRA Hazardous Waste Training

Hazardous Waste Management (RCRA)

This is an 8-hour training program is designed for both new and previously-trained employees and addresses both the 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 their state and therefore integrates the state environmental department’s state-specific requirements which supersede the federal in “authorized RCRA program” states. Training is required every year.



  • 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

2020 Training Dates: 

  • Tuesday, June 9th, 2020 - Virtual Live Format
  • Tuesday, October 13th, 2020 at the Embassy Suites Hotel (1300 Concourse Drive, Linthicum, MD)

Trainings are from 8:30AM - 4:30PM. Please arrive at 8AM for sign-in.

  Meet your Lead Instructor:

Ashley Woodward is an Environmental Health and Safety Consultant for Triumvirate in the Baltimore region, and has 15 years of experience in the field of environmental management and compliance.  She conducts site-specific trainings in the areas of RCRA, HAZWOPER, Hazard Communication, Emergency Preparedness, Confined Space Entry and TSCA.  Ashley graduated with a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Science degree in Environmental Management from the University of Maryland University College.