Train your workforce to understand environmental management practices with these useful tools and tips. The latest news and best practice advice will help you stay in compliance with national EPA, and local state environmental rules and regulations.
Are Your Workers Receiving Proper Environmental Safety Training, Such as Working Safely with Asbestos?
"In yesterday's Advisor, we told you about the Occupational Safety and Health Administration's (OSHA) asbestos training requirements for different employee types. Today, we go over more OSHA training requirements that may apply to environmental training, and we showcase a whole library of online environmental training courses ready to use and available now."
"In today's Advisor, we share an article about what environmental managers need to know about OSHA training requirements that first appeared in our sister publication, Environmental Daily Advisor."
"In yesterday’s Advisor, we talked about RCRA training requirements for TSDFs. Today, we cover what you need to know about HAZWOPER training for TSDFs, plus we showcase a dynamic, online training resource of prewritten, interactive courses on more than 20 key environmental topics."
Under the requirements, employees who have received emergency response training under OSHA’s HAZWOPER rules do not need to receive separate emergency response training under Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) rules as long as the overall training program includes all of the elements of the RCRA training requirements.
"Today’s Advisor covers RCRA training requirements for TSDFs."
One of the biggest challenges for managers of hazardous waste treatment, storage, and disposal facilities (TSDFs) is hitting all the training requirements. This is because Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) regulations for TSDFs are more stringent than those for generators or transporters and include general facility standards as well as unit-specific design and operating criteria.