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RCRA for Very Small Quantity Generators

Course Code: RCRA 305

This RCRA training course covers the keys to compliance with EPA's hazardous waste management standards for very small quantity generators or VSQGs. Managers and  personnel who complete this course develop skills to navigate and apply hazardous waste, universal waste, and used oil regulations at a VSQG facility. 
VSQGs (formerly called CESQGs) are facilities that generate 100 kilograms or less of hazardous waste per month. While these facilities are typically exempt from many of the most  burdensome RCRA hazardous waste requirements, personnel must comply with specific EPA requirements in order to qualify for that exemption. 

Registration Includes:

  • Engaging, interactive RCRA hazardous waste personnel training
  • Trusted compliance resources
  • Certificate to demonstrate competence and fluency with RCRA regulations
  • Six months of Lion Membership for compliance support and updates

RCRA Very Small Quantity Generator Training covers: 

  • Applicability, enforcement, and liability
  • What is a RCRA hazardous waste
  • Determining generator status
  • Hazardous waste identification rules
  • Management, treatment, and disposal of VSQG  waste
  • Universal waste and used oil management rules
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Key Learning Objectives: 

  • Identify wastes subject to RCRA regulations for VSQG facilities
  • ​Properly and safely accumulate and manage hazardous waste and universal waste on site under RCRA regulations for VSQGs at 40 CFR 262.14 (formerly 261.5).
  • Label hazardous waste, universal waste, and used oil containers 

Online Course Details

Course code RCRA 305
Compatible on Desktop, tablet, or mobile
Duration 5 hours
Access time 90 days
Certificate issued Yes

CEUs and Certification Maintenance

CEUs awarded 0.50
ABIH CM Points Up to 0.58
Lion Membership          6 months

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Why choose online RCRA training?

Online RCRA training is convenient, cost-effective way to satisfy US EPA hazardous waste training mandates for hazardous waste personnel at large, small, or very small quantity generator personnel. Produced and kept up-to-date by Lion's team of experienced hazardous waste trainers and regulatory experts, RCRA for Very Small Quantity Generators is comprehensive, reliable, and designed to simplify compliance for employees at any experience level. 

Online courses are available 24/7 with support available 7 days a week. Our state-of-the-art learning management system gives you access to tools that enhance your online training experience:
  • Resume your training from where you left off with automatic bookmarking
  • Track your progress with the detailed course status display
  • Get answers to your course content questions from expert instructors
  • Develop your compliance expertise with engaging interactions
  • Test your knowledge with exercises and quizzes on critical topics
  • Access your complete Lion training history at any time


Who takes RCRA training for Very Small Quantity Generators (VSQGs)?

This RCRA training course is designed for managers, supervisors, and personnel with RCRA compliance responsibilities at very small quantity generator (VSQG) sites, formerly known as "conditionally exempt small quantity generator" (CESQG) sites under RCRA.

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