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Hazardous Waste Training Seminars

The challenge as we see it

The hazardous waste industry is an ever-changing business with important compliance regulations. Staying up to date on today’s DOT, EPA and OSHA standards require more than textbook instruction in each subject matter — hands-on training is the best way to master the require skill.


Our differentiated value 

We offer basic, advanced and refresher Hazmat training for individuals and employees responsible for safely managing hazardous materials. We draw on years of field experience to provide trainees with a practical knowledge and hand-on experience necessary to maintain safety and compliance on the job and to achieve Hazmat certification.

When you sign up for one of our hazardous waste training seminars, you’ll be in great hands. Our courses include:

  • Specialized courses at our facility or at your location
  • Training equipment that is identical or compatible to your existing equipment
  • All training materials, including reference materials
  • Certificates of completion
Veolia is uniquely positioned to service industry, government and commercial entities in improving performance, managing water, waste and energy.
Our hazardous waste training seminars vary in price, location and date. Contact a representative today to get scheduled.
 

Our solutions for hazardous waste training seminars

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We offer a wide variety of hazardous waste training seminars that are open for enrollment. Also, our programs can be customized to meet your organization’s specific group training requirements.

Be sure to check out each course description below to find out which event is the best fit for you.
 

We offer these six different Hazmat management seminars, hosted several times a year at various operating locations on the East Coast:

  • Hazardous Materials Technician
  • On-Scene Incident Commander
  • Wis. Hazardous Materials and Waste Disposal Awareness
  • First Responder Operations Level (HAZWOPER Refresher)
  • Hazardous Materials Transportation (DOT) Initial - Refresher Training
  • Hazardous Waste Management (RCRA) Initial - Annual Refresher Training

Benefits for our customers

Hands-on training

Up-to-date seminars

Certificates of completion

 


Types of training seminars

Hazardous Materials Technician

Veolia's 24-Hour Hazardous Materials Technician course complies with the OSHA 29 CFR 1910.120(q)(6)(iii) training requirements for employees who respond to actual or potential releases of hazardous substances for the purpose of stopping the release.  This is a three-day training program for individuals who assume a more aggressive role than first responder.

Veolia's 24-Hour Hazardous Materials Technician training course focuses on the following topics:
Hazard awareness | Toxic substances | Personal protective equipment | Respiratory protection | Air-purifying respirators | Self-contained breathing apparatus | Confined spaces | Air monitoring equipment | Survey and reconnaissance | Site control work zones | Confinement and containment | Decontamination | Practical exercise

Who should attend
→ Emergency Response employees that offensively approach, contain and/or confine a spill
→ Employees who work on contaminated sites including, but not limited to, occasional workers with no exposure and regular workers with no exposure. (This training does not include the required one day supervised field experience.)

Training fees for this program are $800.00 for the first participant from each company, and only $650.00 for each additional person. Training fees include training reference materials,  continental breakfast and lunch, and certificate of course completion.

On-Scene Incident Commander

Veolia's 8-Hour On-Scene Incident Commander course complies with the OSHA 29 CFR 1910.120(q)(6)(v) for employees who will assume control of an incident scene. Trainees learn how to implement their employer's incident command system and appropriate emergency response plans when faced with an incident. Training also encompasses the risks associated with employees working in chemical protective clothing. Prerequisites include current 24-Hour Hazardous Materials Technician certification.

Veolia's 8-Hour On-Scene Incident Commander training course focuses on the following topics:
Chemical protective clothing | Documentation procedures | Practical | Incident command system | Emergency preparedness | Emergency response plan | Incident analysis

Who should attend
→ Emergency response employees that take control of emergency situations.

Training fees for this program are $325.00 for the first participant from each company, and only $275.00 for each additional person. Training fees include training reference materials,  continental breakfast and lunch, and certificate of course completion.

 

Wisconsin Hazardous Materials and Waste Disposal Awareness

The State of Wisconsin Bureau of State Risk Management (BSRM) will sponsor Awareness Level training for all employees working at state-owned or state-operated facilities that use and dispose of materials or objects that contain hazardous chemical products. These training sessions are free of charge to eligible employees. The training includes information on the management and proper disposal of products such as: fluorescent lamps, mercury switches, oils, paints, thinners, laboratory chemicals, cleaners, corrosives (acids and bases) and poisons. Attendees are encouraged to bring specific examples and/or questions about hazardous material management from their workplace for general discussion.

State-owned or operated facilities that use products or objects that contain hazardous chemicals are required to provide training to "ensure that all employees are thoroughly familiar with proper waste handling, disposal and emergency procedures, relevant to their responsibilities during normal facility operations and emergencies." These training sessions are designed to meet the state regulatory requirements in Wisconsin Administrative Code NR 662. 192 (e) 3 for Small Quantity Generators of Hazardous Waste and NR 673. 16 for Small Quantity Handlers of Universal Waste. Sessions will be held at several locations throughout the State of Wisconsin from February 22 through April 10, 2018.  

Who should attend
→ Facility operations, maintenance, and buildings and grounds management personnel
→ Personnel involved with vehicle and equipment maintenance and repair including: surface preparation and painting, cleaning activities, battery and lamp replacement, boiler and/or swimming pool maintenance, parts washing, fluid transfers and oil or antifreeze changes
→ Personnel working in laboratories that generate waste solvents or other chemical wastes
→ Personnel working in stock/supply-areas that order, receive or store chemical products
→ Supervisors who oversee personnel with the above duties

The Bureau of State Risk Management sponsors this FREE training for employees working at state-owned or operated facilities and to employees of municipalities, tribal governments, public K-12 schools, technical colleges and universities.

First Responder Operations Level (HAZWOPER Refresher)

Veolia's First Responder Operations Level - HAZWOPER Refresher course complies with OSHA 29 CFR 1910.120 and is for responders who are part of the initial site response to releases or potential releases of hazardous substances for the purpose of protecting nearby persons, property or the environment.

Veolia's First Responder Operations Level - HAZWOPER Refresher training course focuses on the following topics:
Hazard awareness | Toxic substances | Personal protective equipment | Respiratory protection | Air monitoring equipment | Survey and reconnaissance | Site control work zones | Confinement and containment | Decontamination | Practical exercise

Who should attend
Initial Course:
→ Emergency Response employees that provide initial defensive action (turning on/off equipment, HVAC, valves, covering drains, etc.)

Refresher Course:
→ HAZWOPER trained personnel including, but not limited to: First Responder Operations Level, Hazardous Materials Technician, Hazardous Materials Specialist, On-Scene Incident Commander
→ Employees who work on contaminated sites including, but not limited to: those exposed to hazardous substances, Superfund site workers, general site workers engaged in hazardous substance removal, occasional workers with no exposure, regular workers with no exposure and site management

Training fees for this program are $325.00 for the first participant from each company, and only $275.00 for each additional person. Training fees include training reference materials,  continental breakfast and lunch, and certificate of course completion.

Hazardous Materials Transportation (DOT) Initial - Refresher Training

Veolia's Hazardous Materials Transportation Initial - Refresher course complies with DOT training requirements stated in 49 CFR 172.704 and covers general awareness/familiarization training and safety training for all HazMat employees. This session also covers Hazardous Materials Security training.  Please note that this course focuses on the requirements for carriage by public highway.  It does not cover training required for air shipment of dangerous goods or modal-specific training for carriage by rail or vessel.

Veolia's Hazardous Materials Transportation Initial - Refresher training course focuses on the following topics:
Introduction and general awareness | Hazardous material classification | Shipping paper information | Marking and labeling | Performance-oriented packaging | Placarding | Hazardous materials security | Loading and unloading hazardous materials | Hazard awareness, assessment and prevention | DOT emergency response

Who should attend
→ HazMat employees
→ Employees who affect hazardous materials in transportation
→ Drivers, dock workers, shipping clerks, hazardous waste employees
→ Anyone who signs a manifest

Training fees for this program are $325.00 for the first participant from each company, and only $275.00 for each additional person. Training fees include training reference materials,  continental breakfast and lunch, and certificate of course completion.

Hazardous Waste Management (RCRA) Initial - Annual Refresher Training

Veolia's Hazardous Waste Management Initial - Annual Refresher Training course complies with EPA training requirements stated in 40 CFR 265.16 for all employees who manage hazardous waste.

Veolia's Hazardous Waste Management Initial - Annual Refresher training course focuses on the following topics:
Introduction to RCRA | Waste identification and classification | Generator requirements | Transportation of hazardous waste | Land disposal restrictions | Disposal site technology | Enforcement | Regulatory Trends

Who should attend
→ Facility personnel involved in hazardous waste management
→ Laboratory personnel
→ Employees who accumulate hazardous waste

The training fees for this program are $325.00 for the first participant from each company and only $275.00 for each additional person. Training fees include training reference materials,  continental breakfast and lunch, and certificate of course completion.


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