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Hazardous Waste Management Basics and Toxics Use Reduction

Presented by the State of Oregon Department of Environmental Quality
Hosted by 
BSI EHS Services and Solutions

A Free Workshop 
Tuesday, November 8, 2016
9:00 AM to 4:00 PM

BSI Conference Room
1600 NW Compton Drive, Suite 130
Hillsboro, OR 97006

This class addresses the basics of Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) compliance; best management practices for managing common hazardous wastes in Oregon; and enabling a business to go beyond compliance through pollution prevention and green chemistry.

 

Agenda

Morning session: HAZARDOUS WASTE BASICS

Light Breakfast & Beverages Provided

  • RCRA HAZARDOUS WASTE RULES – EXCLUSIONS & EXEMPTIONS
  • HAZARDOUS WASTE COUNTING & GENERATOR CATEGORIES
  • HAZARDOUS WASTE DETERMINATIONS
    • Why they’re important
    • How to perform them
    • State and Federal differences
  • ON-SITE MANAGEMENT
    • Containers
    • Accumulation limits
  • PERMIT REQUIREMENTS
  • RECORDKEEPING & REPORTING
    • Manifests
    • Land disposal notifications and certifications
    • Annual reporting to DEQ
    • Toxic use reduction requirements
  • EMERGENCY PLANNING

Lunch On Your Own – 12 PM to 1 PM   Local Restaurants

Afternoon session: MANAGING COMMON WASTE

  • DEQ HAZARDOUS WASTE POLICIES FOR:
    • Aerosol cans
    • Antifreeze
    • Demolition debris
    • Contaminated rags
    • Abandoned Hazardous Waste
  • UNIVERSAL WASTES: GENERATION, STORAGE, CONSOLIDATION AND DISPOSAL REQUIREMENTS FOR:
    • Batteries
    • Pesticides
    • Fluorescent lamps
  • WASTE OIL GENERATION, STORAGE & TRANSPORTATION
  • SPILLS OF HAZARDOUS MATERIALS
  • WHEN A PERMIT IS REQUIRED
  • SURVIVING A DEQ HAZARDOUS WASTE INSPECTION
  • TIPS FOR COMPLIANCE

DEQ