New at Massachusetts Hazardous Waste Management Online Training

Posted on 10/16/2018 by Lion Training Staff

Lion Technology launched the Massachusetts Hazardous Waste Management Online Coursethis week to help industry professionals in the Bay State meet their responsibilities under the state’s hazardous waste rules.

Why a Massachusetts DEP Hazardous Waste Course?


Professionals who work with and manage hazardous waste in Massachusetts must know their state’s unique rules to prevent releases, liability, and costly civil penalties. These state-only rules are not only critical to compliance, they are often stricter and more complex than the Federal standards.


“If you don’t know your state’s rules, you may be unaware of extra requirements that affect your site. You could even be missing crucial parts of your hazardous waste management plan, like waste streams regulated only in your state,” says Manager of Content Development Jennifer Harris, who worked for two years to develop and launch the new online course for

Do you manage hazardous waste in Massachusetts?
See the course details and enroll here.

What's Different About the Massachusetts Hazardous Waste Rules?

First authorized by US EPA to run its own hazardous waste compliance program in 1985, Massachusetts DEP creates and enforces its own hazardous waste rules, including: 
  • Massachusetts DEP’s waste ID criteria

  • State-only hazardous waste codes

  • A state Recyclable Materials program

  • Fewer available exclusions for solid waste

  • Unique contingency plan release reporting rules

Meet Mass DEP’s Annual RCRA Training Mandate

The new online course covers the key differences between Federal RCRA and Massachusetts hazardous waste regulations. Managers and employees develop in-depth expertise to identify and apply the state hazardous waste rules that impact generator facilities in Massachusetts. The course is designed to satisfy Massachusetts DEP’s annual hazardous waste training mandate at 310 CMR 30.516. online courses give professionals convenient, flexible access to lessons and resources that simplify the job of regulatory compliance. The new course can be completed on any internet connection and dynamic content design ensures the training runs smoothly on a computer or tablet. 

Professionals in Massachusetts can enroll now in the new online course at $379 per student. 

Online RCRA Training Rising in Popularity

Every year, thousands of EHS professionals turn to for interactive online courses that drive home the critical knowledge and skills needed to manage hazardous waste. Known since the 1970’s as a leader in classroom-style environmental and transportation training, Lion Technology was also one of the first training providers to offer online EHS courses.

Besides saving on travel and hotel costs, students cite many reasons why online training is becoming more and more popular format for EHS training. Among the major benefits: 

  • Convenient, 24/7 access from work or home

  • Interactive, engaging lessons, video, and exercises

  • “Ask the Instructor”—a direct line to submit questions

  • Expert IT support available 7 days/week

  • Compliance support through Lion Membership with every course

The Massachusetts Hazardous Waste Management Online Course is the latest in a growing suite of RCRA and state hazardous waste training courses now available online. In addition to public workshops presented nationwide and year-round, Lion offers these hazardous waste training programs in an online course format:

Tags: hazardous, Massachusetts, RCRA, rules, state, training, waste

Find a Post

Compliance Archives

Lion - Quotes

I tried other environmental training providers, but they were all sub-standard compared to Lion. I will not stray from Lion again!

Sara Sills

Environmental Specialist

Given the choice, I would do all coursework this way. In-person courses go very fast without the opportunity to pause or repeat anything.

Ellen Pelton

Chemical Laboratory Manager

Lion courses are the standard to which all other workshops should strive for!

Brody Saleen

Registered Environmental Health Specialist

Lion Technology workshops are amazing!! You always learn so much, and the instructors are fantastic.

Dorothy Rurak

Environmental Specialist

Energetic/enthusiastic! Made training enjoyable, understandable and fun!

Amanda Walsh

Hazardous Waste Professional

Lion's online training is more comprehensive, has better slides, and is a superior training experience than what I would get from other trainers.

Robert Brenner

District Environmental Manager

The workshop covered a lot of information without being too overwhelming. Lion is much better, more comprehensive than other training providers.

George Alva

Manufacturing Manager

I had a positive experience utilizing this educational program. It was very informative, convenient, and rewarding from a career perspective.

John Gratacos

Logistics Manager

The course was very informative and presented in a way that was easily understood and remembered. I would recommend this course.

Jeffrey Tierno

Hazmat Shipping Professional

Lion was very extensive. There was a lot of things that were covered that were actually pertaining to what I do and work with. Great Job. I will be coming back in three years!

Tony Petrik

Hazmat Shipping Professional

Download Our Latest Whitepaper

Spot and correct 4 of the most common universal waste errors before they result in a notice of violation during a Federal or state inspection.

Latest Whitepaper

By submitting your phone number, you agree to receive recurring marketing and training text messages. Consent to receive text messages is not required for any purchases. Text STOP at any time to cancel. Message and data rates may apply. View our Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policy.