Waste Handler Training

Training (Hazardous Waste Personnel).  All sites that have hazardous waste must provide proper training to the workers that are involved with the handling of hazardous waste.

This course will address the hazardous waste training requirements of 22 CCR § 66265.16 40 CFR Part 262.  The course outline is as follows:


  1. Regulatory overview
  2. Certified Unified Program Agencies
  3. Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA)


  1. Solid waste and hazardous waste
  2. Characteristic waste
  3. Listed waste
  4. CA waste classification system

Other RCRA Terminology and Topics

  1. EPA identification numbers
  2. Liability
  3. Waste minimization
  4. Empty containers
  5. Samples

Hazardous Waste Storage Areas

  1. Generator Status, Accumulation and Storage
  2. Satellite Accumulation Area
  3. Hazardous Waste Storage Area

Tracking hazardous Waste

  1. Uniform Hazardous Waste Manifest


  1. Labeling of Containers
  2. Marking of Containers
  3. Placarding of Transport Vehicles

Contingency Plan

  1. The Purpose of a Contingency Plan
  2. Content of a Contingency Plan

Training Requirements