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Storing & Shipping Hazardous Waste – Ops (RCRA & DOT)

Course Code: RCRA 231


This course provides required training to properly handle, manage, and ship hazardous waste for operations-level (ops) personnel who perform basic, hands-on job functions regulated by RCRA and/or the 49 CFR (US DOT) Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMR). 

$259 each





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Course Details
US EPA requires annual training for hazardous waste personnel (40 CFR 262.17(a)(7)). 

US DOT requires hazmat training for employees who affect the safety of hazardous materials (including hazardous waste) in transportation. Re-training is required every 3 years (49 CFR 172.704(c)).

Key Learning Objectives

  • Properly and safely accumulate and handle hazardous waste and universal waste on site under the RCRA 90-day or 180-day rules
  • Prepare and offer hazardous waste containers for ground transport in compliance with 49 CFR hazmat regulations 
  • Label and manage hazardous waste containers in satellite or central storage areas
  • ​Describe basic responsibilities for emergency preparedness and reporting

Training Topics

  • Introduction to RCRA—who is regulated?
  • Defining solid waste and hazardous waste under RCRA
  • Basics of RCRA waste codes
  • Requirements for RCRA satellite areas  
  • Marking and managing containers in 90- and 180-day storage areas
  • Storing and managing universal waste and used oil
  • Emergency preparedness and reporting requirements
  • Dealing with emergencies and releases
  • Hazmat General Awareness & Security Awareness
  • Selecting, filling, and closing hazmat packagings
  • Marking, labeling, and placarding hazmat shipments
  • Loading hazmat and checklist for hazmat shippers
  • Preparing hazmat shipping papers and the Manifest
Train with Lion to receive unmatched resources and reference materials to help you navigate and apply complex regulations to real world situations at your site.

digital access to online training resources
  • Digital Compliance Reference
  • Virtual tutorials and exercises
  • Digital flow charts and key info exhibits
  • Certification of Achievement (PDF)
  • Lion Membership (Details in sidebar)

Included with every EH&S training, Lion Membership gives you access to ongoing support services, regulatory updates, and exclusive resources, including:   

  • The Finder Service. Submit questions and Lion will guide you to specific requirements and answers about the regulations covered in your training.

  • My Resources. Find the valuable compliance materials included with your training—regulations, exercise answers, regulatory FAQ, and more. 

  • My Regulations. View and download updates to the US DOT, EPA, OSHA, and/or state hazardous waste regulations included with your training. 

  • Member Bulletins. Stay informed of significant regulatory activity and news, including a monthly summary of rulemakings that may impact you. 

  • New Rules & Updates. Make you aware of new regulations that are relevant to the training and materials you received from Lion.

  • State Tools. Access Lion's unique State Hazardous Waste Summaries to review unique hazardous waste requirements for all 50 states. 

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Train anytime, from any internet connection and pause or resume as needed to fit training into your work schedule. Online courses are organized into individual lessons, so you build expertise step-by-step and can make progress even when time is short.  
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         online hazmat training iata dgr ask the instructor      Ask the Instructor feature connects you to subject matter experts  
  closed captions on online training   Optional closed captions aid comprehension
  Interactive exercises hazmat training   Interactive exercises boost retention
  Flexible online hazmat training   Flexible access helps you fit training into your schedule
  Flexible online hazmat training   Online training support is available 7 days/week
  Flexible online hazmat training   Instant Certificate access when training is complete

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Professionals choose Lion’s online training because Lion courses are more detailed and more up-to-date than other training available. Hazardous materials, environmental, and safety professionals rely on Lion for:
  • Courses developed and supported by credentialed, experienced trainers.
  • Materials updated continuously to keep pace with changing regulations.
  • Unrivaled training resources to simplify compliance and inform decision making.
  • Flexible, convenient solutions to fit any schedule or learning style.
  • Ongoing compliance support, including the Lion Finder Service
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