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Lab Waste Management (LWM) Meet the RCRA training requirements while learning the details of establishing and implementing a waste management plan. Learn how to make waste determinations, establish satellite storage procedures, and manage waste cost-effectively. Includes hands-on practice in completing and reviewing manifests. Review the most common RCRA violations and how to avoid them. This course is based on a waste management course developed by Russ Phifer of W. C. Environmental.

Course notebook includes regulatory information, an inspection checklist, and secrets to economic disposal of laboratory wastes.

Bring copies of your manifests and waste determinations for review.

Registrants Receive:
  • Seminar Notebook,
  • Certificate of Participation,
  • 0.7 Continuing Education Units (CEU's),
  • One-year phone/email consultation with LSI staff,
  • Discounts/coupons for future trainings, consultation services, and publications
  • Refreshments

Not Included: lodging, transportation and meals.

Who should attend?

  • Anyone responsible for ensuring that the lab is in compliance with EPA and local hazardous waste regulations
  • Environmental, Health & Safety Professionals
  • Science, Art & Technology Educators / Researchers
  • Lab Managers / Supervisors / Workers

This course is designed for small quantity generators, but CESQGs and LQGs will gain valuable insight into developing or improving their waste management plan.

Discussion Topics:

  • Environmental Controls
  •  Hazardous Waste Regulations As They Apply to Laboratories
  • Other Regulatory Requirements & Issues
  • Waste Minimization
  • Onsite Handling of Lab Wastes

  • Working with Vendors
  • Employee Training
  • Hands-on Practice on waste determinations & manifest review
  • Critique and Closing comments
  • Discussion
Time: 8:00AM - 5:00PM*
*Times may vary
Course Location:

The Laboratory Safety Institute
192 Worcester St
Natick, MA 01760

 Suggested Lodging:
 Hampton Inn
 319 Speen Street
 Natick, MA 01760

Full Course Schedule
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1 person: $495 (*$445) each
*Early Registration (ends 60 days prior)
2-4 persons: $420 each
Groups of 5 or More Contact LSI for Special Pricing

Contact LSI for more info or to learn how you can host an LSI course.

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Cancellation Policy:

Cancellations received seven business days prior to the course, qualify for 100% refund of the paid tuition. Cancellations received less than seven business days prior are subject to a cancellation fee of 15%, or can be applied fully to a future course, product or service. An alternate may be appointed to attend up to the last minute, without any additional cost. No-shows are subject to the full registration fee.

LSI reserves the right to cancel a course due to insufficient enrollment. Registrants of canceled courses will be notified as soon as the decision has been made. LSI’s responsibility will not exceed the amount of the collected tuition. Please confirm with LSI before making non-refundable travel arrangements.

For additional information, please contact Ana Adams at 508-647-1900