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ULC Course Description

Control Number: 429
Course Number: 56HWR01A
CEUs: 1.6     PDHs: 0.0     LUs: 0.0     PDUs: 0.0     CMs: 0.0     ACE: 0.0     CEHs: 0.0
This 16-hour course provides recurrent training regarding regulatory requirements of the Hazardous Materials Transportation Act (HMTA) and the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) as it applies to the generation, transportation, and disposal of hazmat, focusing upon hazardous waste. It enables employers to certify, as required by 49 CFR 172 Subpart H, that their employees have been trained and tested in general awareness and function-specific elements described below. In addition, this is an ISEERB approved and DoD approved course as per DoD 4500.9-R. It has been reviewed by subject matter experts from DoD components and found to be suitable for more than one agency. (Note: Certain RCRA and safety related training elements required by 49 CFR 172 Subpart H and 40 CFR 265.16 are typically site-specific and must be performed on the job.)

Training topics cover the identification and classification of hazardous wastes for purposes of preparing a hazardous waste manifest and fulfilling the DOT requirements for shipping hazardous wastes. Specifically, training topics include RCRA waste classification; land disposal restrictions and notification; manifesting requirements; identification of a DOT Reportable Quantity; use of the Hazardous Materials Table; and DOT requirements for determining a shipping name, proper packaging, labeling, marking, placarding, DOT emergency response requirements, and general security awareness. In addition, the course addresses special EPA and DOT requirements for shipping asbestos and PCBs. This course does not address Class 7, Radioactive Waste. Students needing recertification to ship radioactive waste are referred to PROSPECT course #430.

This is a refresher course. Students must have previously completed either PROSPECT course #223 or another initial training as specified under 49 CFR 172, Subpart H. This course is primarily targeted at persons in the following series: 0800, 0820, 0809, 0810, 0819, 0028, 0029, 0025, 0026, 0401, 1350, 1301, 0893, 0830, 1306, and 1320. (All series involved with environmental programs including engineers, chemists, industrial hygienists, health physicists, biologists, geologists, hydrogeologists, program managers, planners, etc.) as well as all Installation environmental staff, Civil Works Environmental Compliance Coordinators, and Civil Works personnel required to sign hazmat shipping documents and/or hazardous waste manifests. The training is designed for persons with any of the following job responsibilities: identification of proper shipping names for hazardous waste in accordance with DOT regulations; selection of appropriate packaging, markings, labels and placards in accordance with DOT regulations; RCRA waste identification and classification; completion or review of hazardous waste manifests and/or land disposal restriction notifications; preparation of shipping documents for used oil, asbestos and PCBs; shipping of analytical samples; or hazardous wastes; and transportation of hazardous materials in general.


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SessionLocationStart DateEnd DateSeats Open
2Baltimore, MD3/26/20243/27/20240