Hazardous Waste Management

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Date Oct 1, 2014
Time 12:00 PM EDT
Cost $183.00
Waste that causes potential threats to public health or the environment is called Hazardous Waste. In the United States, the treatment, storage and disposal of hazardous waste is regulated under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA).
Under RCRA in 40 CFR 261, hazardous waste is categorized into two: characteristic wastes and listed wastes. The general categories of hazardous waste include universal wastes like batteries containing lithium, device containing mercury and fluorescent bulbs. Household Hazardous waste includes solvents and paints, pesticides, Aerosols, cleaning agents and refrigerant-containing appliances.

Disposal of hazardous waste include a lot of challenges as majority of them are non-biodegradable. Many hazardous wastes could be recycled. The commonly used treatment for disposal of hazardous waste is cement-based solidification and stabilization. There is no specific scientific background needed for attending this course, only limited experience with wastes and their properties.

Why Should you Attend:
If you are responsible for the environmental or safety management system, operation of industrial site or management of construction project, you need to be sure that your output wastes are identified, categorized according to their properties and managed in a proper manner.

Also, you need to be sure that you are taking all the necessary considerations to reduce the wastes from the source. And finally, if you have hazardous wastes, you need to be sure that you are identifying these wastes properly and is taking all the necessary measures to treat or store these hazardous wastes properly.

Objectives of the Presentation:
  • To learn about the disposal methods used for municipal solid waste and the laws that controls them.
  • To know more about categorization of hazardous wastes and the policies that controls their disposal.
Who can Benefit:
  • Top Management
  • Health, Safety and Environment Advisors
  • Construction Managers & Supervisor
  • Facility Management Professional
  • Contractor and Subcontractor
  • Those who are responsible for operation and maintenance of industrial sites that may generate different kinds of wastes.
Live Session - How it works
  • Username and Password will be sent to you 24 hours prior to the webinar
  • Presentation handouts in pdf formate will be mailed to you
  • Login to the session using the username and password provided to you
  • Get answer to your queries through interactive Q&A sessions via chat
  • Please let us know your thoughts and views at the end of webinar, your valuable feedback will help us improve
  • Get certification of attendance.
Recorded Session - How it works
  • A link will be provided to you upon purchase of the recorded session
  • Please click on the link to access the session
  • Presentation handouts in pdf formate will be mailed to you
  • Get certification of attendance.

Instructor Profile:

Mohamed Tash, Ph.D., is currently an environmental manager, Dr. Tash has extensive experience in environment, health, safety and quality operations, auditing, management, in the oil and gas industries.

Dr. Tash specializes in speaking and consulting in environmental and safety technical topics like environmental impact assessment, environmental management system, air pollution and chemical safety.

Tash works with several international funding agencies like World Bank and European investment bank for assessing different projects funded by these organizations. Since oil and gas projects have different complexities and introduce several environmental and safety risks , Dr. Tash is a team leader for preparation, execution and follow-up of several environmental impact assessments of different oil and gas projects at Egypt and Middle East. Tash has several research projects concerned with environmental management , pollution control and energy management.

Dr Tash received his doctorate of environmental science from Ain shams university in Egypt, also he is certified with several professional certificates in Health, Safety and environment such as NEBOSH –UK, environmental professional engineer from American University in Cairo, Certified Auditor for HSE management system from DNV.

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