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Universal Waste Compliance: Managing Your Facility's Common Wastes


Webinar Recording

Recording Price: $199.00

(Includes Proprietary Materials)

Most facilities have "common" waste such as bulbs, batteries, aerosol cans and solvent-contaminated rags. Many are classified as hazardous waste and fall under the Universal Wastes rule. Is you facility properly managing these wastes? In this 60-minute webinar you and your team will learn:

  • How to identify common wastes in your facility that are "hazardous"
  • How you are required to handle solvent-contaminated rags
  • Tips to keep compliant with RCRA's Universal Waste program
  • Reducing your liability for certain hazardous wastes

Program Highlights

  • Classifying Common Wastes: Which are "Universal"?

    • Which wastes fall under the universal waste program
    • Common wastes that are considered as "hazardous"
    • How to avoid misclassification of wastes - and penalties
  • Compliance Guidelines for Managing Your Universal Wastes

    • Managing waste under the less restrictive rules
    • How you must handle, store and ship of your wastes
    • EPA's documentation requirements for wastes
  • Wastes that Qualify Under the Recycling Programs

    • Which of your wastes can be recycled -What regs apply
    • How recycling reduce your hazwaste liability
    • Requirements for treating your solvent rag wipes
  • Live Question and Answer Session- Have your specific universal waste issues addressed

About The Speaker

Michael Lawrence is principal of Summit Safety Technologies based in Long Beach, California. Lawrence is an accomplished safety manager and has been training adult workers and safety professionals for many years.

  • He is a frequent speaker and is recognized for his expert knowledge of safety regulations, safety management systems, business continuation planning, emergency preparedness, and quality management systems.
  • Lawrence has over 30 years experience in safety management, technical training, instructional design, and quality management, with skills that were honed during his 16 years in the semiconductor manufacturing industry and 14 years in Naval Aviation.
  • With over three decades of experience as a frontline worker, supervisor, manager, and business owner, he brings a refreshing down-to-earth approach in the effective sharing of knowledge and experience.

Program Benefits

In this 60-minute program learn how you can qualify common wastes under the Universal Waste Rule for exemption from RCRA's strict hazwaste regulations.