Intro to HW Generation and Handling

This 24 hour course provides information needed by personnel who generate hazardous waste to perform their duties safely and in compliance with legal and Navy policy standards. The RCRA regulation 40 CFR 262 establishes standards for HW generators. Generators who accumulate waste for less than 90 days must prepare and implement a training program which complies with the standards in 40 CFR 265.16 which mandates that personnel must be trained to perform their duties in a way that ensures compliance. HMTA 49 CFR 172.704(a)(1) and 172.704(a)(3) require training in hazardous material recognition and identification; and safety for each HAZMAT employee. HAZWOPER regulations, 29 CFR 1910.120(q)(6)(i) requires personnel who are likely to witness a release of hazardous substances to be trained to an awareness level. In California, this course covers - Title 22. For other states, upon request, this course can be modified to include local state laws and requirements.