Hazardous Waste Training Requirements
A personnel training program shall be designed to ensure that
employees are able to respond effectively to emergencies. This is to
be accomplished by familiarizing the employees with emergency
procedures, emergency equipment, and emergency systems, including
- procedures for using, inspecting, repairing and replacing facility emergency and monitoring equipment;
- communications and alarm systems;
- response to spills, fires, or explosions;
- response to groundwater contamination incidents;
- how to shut down operations;
- operation of automatic waste feed cutoff systems (if applicable); and
- emergency notification procedures.
***PLEASE BE ADVISED***
Large Quantity Generators Must Maintain Training Records
The following records must be maintained at the facility by the
owner/operator where the business is a
- the job title and job description for each position related to hazardous waste management and the name of the employee filling each job. The job description should include the required skills, education, or other qualifications and duties of employees assigned to each position;
- a written description of the type and amount of training (introductory and continuing) that will be given to each person filling the positions listed above; and
- documentation that the training required has been completed by each employee identified.
The above records must be maintained for current employees and for former employees for at least three years after the employee leaves the business.