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8 Hour RCRA Handling Hazardous Waste Training

(Initial or Refresher)
$250.00 ITEM #0344-1331

This online 8 Hour RCRA Handling Hazardous Waste Training (Initial or Refresher) training course helps to protect employees, prevent spills, and avoid costly EPA penalties as they carry out tasks involving hazardous waste. This training informs employees of EPA standards (found in 40 CFR Part 262) that address on-site accumulations of hazardous waste through manifest tracking, labeling, record keeping and reporting requirements, and OSHA standards (found in 29 CFR 1910.120 (p)(7)) that address employee safety.

This course has been approved for 8 Contact Hours (0.8 CEUs) of REHS Continuing Education Credits (Public Health Accreditation #044).


Certificate of Completion
About This Training

This course is required each year for employees who perform hazardous waste related tasks, such as:

  • Characterizing and Identifying waste
  • Scheduling hazardous waste shipments
  • Inspecting hazardous waste storage and accumulation areas
  • Maintaining inventory and recordkeeping
  • Marking and labeling containers
  • Maintenance of tanks or other equipment
  • Any emergency coordination
  • Loading/unloading or transporting hazardous waste.

Each student who successfully completes this course will be issued a Certificate and a PVC Wallet ID Card (with optional photo) from Safety Unlimited, LLC. in accordance with all relevant EPA and OSHA Hazardous Waste Handling Requirements.

How Long Is This Training?

This training will take a minimum of 8 hours to complete. Our standard 1-day delivery format is one 8-hour day. Other options are available for client-hosted classes.

Who Should Take This Training?

This course is intended for anyone involved in the management or handling of hazardous waste, whether you work for a generator or a treatment, storage, or disposal facility, or transport such waste.

How Else Can I Take This Course?

This classroom training is offered as open enrollment at our training facility or as on-site training hosted by the employer. You can request a quote for on-site training conducted at your location. This training requires hands-on experience and cannot be conducted online.

Is This Course Certified?

Each student who successfully completes this course will be issued a Fed-OSHA Certificate of Completion from Safety Unlimited, Inc. in accordance with 29 CFR 1910.120.

This course is also intended to meet any HAZWOPER training requirements for the EPA and State OSHA regulations. Students will also be mailed a PVC Wallet ID Card with an optional photo.

IACET Continuing Education Credits

Authorized IACET Provider

Safety Unlimited, Inc. is authorized by IACET to offer 8 Contact Hours (0.8 CEUs) of Continuing Education (CE) for this program.

Safety Unlimited, Inc. (Provider #5660170-2) is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). Safety Unlimited, Inc. complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard, which is recognized internationally as a standard of excellence in instructional practices. As a result of this accreditation, Safety Unlimited, Inc. is accredited to issue the IACET CEU. As an IACET Accredited Provider, Safety Unlimited, Inc. offers CEUs for its programs that qualify under the ANSI/IACET Standard.

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What Topics Does This Training Cover?

When this course is hosted by the client at their location, our OSHA Outreach Trainer will work with the client to be sure we address the specific needs of the students that will be attending. Our standard version of the 8-Hour RCRA Handling Hazardous Waste course will cover the following topics:

  1. Waste determination;
  2. Contain wastes properly;
  3. Inspect sites periodically;
  4. Manifest shipments;
  5. Prepare plans, records and reports;
  6. Safety and Health Program;
  1. Medical Surveillance Program;
  2. Hazard Communication;
  3. Personal Protective Equipment;
  4. Decontamination Program;
  5. Emergency Response; and
  6. Training Program.