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Hazardous Waste Management

Course Introduction

It is critical for every individual involved with hazardous waste, whether with its disposal or more commonly with its transportation, to acquire the relevant safe handling knowledge and skills. The first step in effective hazardous is to understand the difference between what is hazardous and what is not. Many types of hazardous material require special handling, and the correct handling methods must be used for the material being disposed. Indeed, hazardous waste, if not contained correctly can lead to fires, explosions, or the release of toxic fumes due to interaction with the container. It is crucial to ensure the hazardous material is ready for transport in order to reduce risks, last minute efforts and added expenses. This course provides every professional involved with the knowledge and skills to ensure the safe handling of hazardous waste as well as drafts of contingency/emergency plans.

Course Objective

By the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Reduce waste management cost by effectively distinguishing the different types of hazardous waste and applying the relevant pre-transport requirements and disposal methods
  • Use engineering controls to ensure all individuals involved with hazardous waste have the required Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Avoid accidents by applying the correct handling methods for drums and containers used for various types of hazardous wastes
  • Identify training needs for all individuals involved with hazardous waste management
  • Develop emergency response plans to hazardous substance release
  • Training Details

    • Location : Asia
    • Date : Jan 23rd - 25th 2019