The main objective of this session is to familiarize you with the facility’s waste management program and emergency procedures. By the time this session is over, you will be able to understand the facility’s hazardous waste management processes and procedures as they relate to your job; comprehend the facility’s waste acceptance procedures; know equipment maintenance requirements; identify personal protective equipment (PPE) required for your job and how to use it properly; understand the facility’s emergency and contingency plans; and how to act safely and effectively in an emergency.
Why “Hazardous Waste Facility Operations and Maintenance” Matters:
All employees involved in hazardous waste management must be familiar with routine facility operations; waste acceptance policies and procedures; equipment maintenance requirements; and emergency preparedness, prevention, and response.
- Working in a hazardous waste facility exposes you to many hazards.
- Facility waste management procedures that protect your safety and health.
- PPE requirements to protect against job hazards.
- How to follow the facility’s emergency procedures in the event of a fire, explosion, or spill.