Dealing with Hazardous Waste


Any employer who uses paint, anti-freeze, non-recycled oil, solvents, parts-washing solvent, plating solutions, laboratory chemicals, inks, dry cleaning solvents, glues, adhesives or any material that is a hazardous waste, must provide a program of classroom instruction or on-the-job training for facility personnel. Dealing with Hazardous Waste meets this annual requirement and covers the basics of proper handling, storage and disposal of dangerous waste to ensure your facility’s compliance with chapter 173-303 WAC. And, you may bring copies of manifests or annual reports for more specific questions of the instructor.

Topics that will be covered include:

  • Proper handling and storage of wastes
  • Emergency equipment and systems
  • Required communication systems
  • Fire and explosion response
  • Dangerous waste regulations, WAC 173-303
  • Record-keeping requirements
  • Daily and weekly inspection requirements
  • Reporting requirements
  • Written training program including the job description

After completing this course, participants will be able to:

  • Demonstrate a process for determining if a waste is a dangerous/hazardous waste
  • Complete a dangerous waste label
  • Demonstrate proper management of dangerous waste containers
  • Identify emergency response preparation steps
  • Explain the preparation for transportation and the use of the uniform hazardous waste manifesting
  • Demonstrate preventive maintenance procedures and spill containment practices

Requests for cancellation received at least 48 hours prior to the class date will be accepted and the class fee will be refunded in full. For cancellations received within 48 hours of the class date, and for participants who fail to attend the class, no refund will be issued.


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