Hazardous Waste Management Specialist (HMS)

Hazardous Waste Management Specialist (HMS): $395.00

Our Hazardous Waste Management Specialist certification covers:

  • Definition of Hazardous Waste
  • Comprehensive Overview of Applicable Standards
  • RCRA, CERCLA, SARA, TSCA, DOT
  • Container Marking and Labeling
  • Waste Minimization Requirements
  • Proper Manifesting
  • Transportation
  • Emergency Response
  • Land Disposal Certification
  • Universal Waste
  • Used Oil Regulations

Designation:

Hazardous Waste Management Specialist (HMS)

Course Objectives:

This course will provide a student with the knowledge of how to properly identify, accumulate, minimize, and ship hazardous waste. You will learn how to develop a contingency plan and how to comply with land disposal restrictions. The course provides a comprehensive overview of the latest regulatory requirements, waste exemptions and exclusions, universal waste requirements, VOC standards for hazardous waste generators, and waste minimization requirements. The required amount of time to complete the course is dependent upon your knowledge of workplace safety, but we find that the average completion time is approximately 16 hours. You have up to six months to complete the course.

Learning Outcome:

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to determine what is considered a hazardous waste, use various tables within the regulations to identify a hazardous waste and then properly mark, label and create a manifest for various types of containers. Individual will possess the knowledge to develop the elements of a hazardous waste management and minimization plan, a hazardous waste contingency plan, as well as understand the reporting requirements for spills and/or leaks of HAZMATs.

Online Exams:

The student will take a comprehensive online exam at the end of the course. You must score 80% to receive certification. You have three opportunities to pass the exam.

Recertification:

A refresher course and exam will be required every three (3) years. The cost of this recertification is $150.

Optional Credits:

Through the University of North Carolina at Wilmington, 1.6 CEUs are offered for this course. If you are interested in receiving CEUs for this course, upon successful completion of the exam, please either download the form and instructions here or obtain the form and instructions from a Member Services Representative by calling 800-922-2219 or clicking here.