Environmental Responsibility Part 1 (US) - Environmental and Waste Management

CE Credits Hours: 0.05


Course Objectives

 Identify our environmental mission and goals;

 State the purpose of an environmental management system (or EMS);

 Recognize the amounts of hazardous waste associated with each generator classification;

 Identify certain EPA-regulated environmental issues, including: hazardous waste, non-hazardous waste, industrial wastewater and stormwater;

 List best management practices (BMPs) for dealing with industrial waste

Course Description

What if your company mishandled hazardous wastes or dangerous chemicals, leading to environmental damage and worker injury? The implications for the company, your job, or even your life, would be enormous. The purpose of this 3-part series is to help you work in an environmentally responsible manner and in compliance with all applicable environmental laws and regulations. Part 1 outlines environmental goals, the purpose of environmental management systems, environmental issues such as hazardous waste and stormwater, and management practices when dealing with industrial waste. The ideal learner is anyone who must comply with environmental regulations on the job.

Regulations/Board Approvals

OSHA 40 CFR 239-282: Resource Conservation Recovery Act;

OSHA 40 CFR 122-133: National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Regulations for Industrial Stormwater and Wastewater Discharge

This course is provided in partnership with UL Solutions
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