It is critical for every individual involved with hazardous waste, whether with its disposal or more commonly with its transportation, to acquire the relevant safe handling knowledge and skills.
The first step in effective hazardous is to understand the difference between what is hazardous and what is not. Many types of hazardous material require special handling, and the correct handling methods must be used for the material being disposed.
Indeed, hazardous waste, if not contained correctly can lead to fires, explosions, or the release of toxic fumes due to interaction with the container. It is crucial to ensure the hazardous material is ready for transport in order to reduce risks, last minute efforts and added expenses.
This course provides every professional involved with the knowledge and skills to ensure the safe handling of hazardous waste as well as drafts of contingency/emergency plans.
This course will be highly interactive and include group discussions, case studies and syndicate work. It will include practical exercises that will allow all participants to use the knowledge they gained to demonstrate their skills in hazardous waste management.
This course is beneficial for individuals in industries that generate hazardous materials and who are charged with the development of contingency or emergency plans. This course is also designed for individuals who are directly or indirectly involved in the cleanup efforts of areas or buildings contaminated with hazardous waste.
John Sams has been in the electrical equipment maintenance field for over 30 years, with at least 10 years of experience in an industrial environment involving the maintenance of electrical equipment used in an automated process. He also developed the Electrically Safe Work Practices policy and the supporting training for the logistics division of Walgreens, a Fortune 500 company, directly affecting the safety of over 3,000 individuals employed at more than 20 locations throughout the United States. John has experience in the distribution of electrical energy from the high voltage utility connection to the connection on the equipment performing the actual work. In addition, he has been involved with Electrical Safety, conducting 50 Arc Flash Hazard Assessments and training over 500 personnel in the requirements for working safely on energized electrical equipment.