11-07-2023 - Lab Waste Management (LWM) - Online, Live

Training Provider: The Laboratory Safety Institute

Date: Tuesday, November 7, 2023 from 9:00am to 5:00pm EST

Location: Online, Live

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Why Should You Take This Lab Waste Management Course?

Meet the RCRA training requirements while learning the details of establishing and implementing a waste management plan by taking this Lab Waste Management (LWM) course. Learn how to make waste determinations, establish satellite storage procedures, and manage waste cost-effectively. Includes hands-on practice in completing and reviewing manifests. Review the most common RCRA violations and how to avoid them. This course is based on a waste management course developed by Russ Phifer of W. C. Environmental.


Intended Audience:

  • Anyone responsible for ensuring that the lab is in compliance with EPA and local hazardous waste regulations
  • Environmental, Health & Safety Professionals
  • Science, Art & Technology Educators / Researchers
  • Lab Managers / Supervisors / Workers


Topics To Be Covered Include:

  • Environmental Controls
  • Hazardous Waste Regulations As They Apply to Laboratories
  • Other Regulatory Requirements & Issues
  • Waste Minimization
  • Onsite Handling of Lab Wastes
  • Working with Vendors
  • Employee Training
  • Hands-on Practice on Waste Determinations & Manifest Review
  • Critique and Closing Comments



Environmental Controls 
ï‚· Laws 
ï‚· Regulations 

Hazardous Waste Regulations 
As They Apply to Laboratories 
ï‚· Waste Determinations 
ï‚· Waste Lists 
ï‚· Waste Characteristics 
ï‚· Proper Handling 
ï‚· Satellite Storage


Other Regulatory Requirements & Issues
ï‚· Personal vs. Institutional Liability 
ï‚· Down the drain 
ï‚· Non-RCRA Waste

Waste Minimization
ï‚· Recycling
ï‚· Reclamation Part of process 
ï‚· Treatment

Lunch Break

Onsite Handling of Lab Wastes
ï‚· Storage
ï‚· Consolidation

Working with Vendors
ï‚· Vendor selection
ï‚· Contracting
ï‚· Economics
ï‚· Transportation / brokers / packagers


ï‚· Manifest review
ï‚· Contract review

Other Issues
ï‚· Employee Training
ï‚· Hands-on Practice on waste
determinations & manifest review

CertificatesSame day as course completion
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This course is conducted as a live instructor-led webinar. Further details will be provided to you prior to the course.

Tuesday, November 7, 2023 from 9:00am to 5:00pm EST
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The Laboratory Safety Institute (LSI) was founded in 1978 by Dr. James A. Kaufman to provide safety training for secondary school science teachers. We are a non-profit (501C3) corporation and Massachusetts Public Charity and the only Non-Profit International Center for Lab Safety in Science and Science Education. We are dedicated to providing the highest quality safety training, audits, inspections and consultation services in a wide variety of academic and non-academic environments. To date, we have trained over 100,000 professionals from secondary schools, universities, colleges, government, and private industries.

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