ET 110 Hazardous Waste Generation/Reduction/Treatment
This course is designed to educate individuals working in or seeking employment in the hazardous waste management field with an overview of industrial processes and their generation of waste streams. The selected industries include: electroplating, metal finishing and printed circuit board production; oil refining and chemical production; steel production; general manufacturing; printing and graphic reproduction; agriculture; and consumer services.
ET 150 Hazardous Waste Management Applications
This course is designed to provide individuals, who are working in or seeking employment in the environmental field with an overview of hazardous waste management and regulations. The course explains the hazardous waste regulatory framework and develops research skills in the hazardous waste area. Emphasis is placed on the following topics: universal waste, generator compliance, site investigation and remediation, permitting, enforcement, liability, and storm water discharge. The course also provides “hands-on” applications of the regulations. These applications include: preparing a hazardous waste manifest, labeling and storing containers, sampling and analysis, and preparing a Phase I environmental audit.
ET 200 Hazardous Materials Management Applications
This course is designed to provide individuals, who are working in or who seek employment in the hazardous materials management field, with a general overview of the requirements and applications of federal, state, and local laws and regulations relating to hazardous materials. The course will emphasize compliance with Department of Transportation, OSHA Hazard Communications, SARA Title III Community Right-to-Know, Underground Tank, Asbestos, Proposition 65, and Air Toxics Regulations.
ET 240 Solid Waste Management Applications
This course is designed to provide individuals, who are working in or seek employment in the solid waste management field, with an overview of the solid waste industry and its components. Emphasis is placed on the various aspects of integrated waste management including: waste prevention, recycling, composting, incineration, landfilling, environmental sampling and monitoring, facility siting and permitting, and compliance with environmental, health and safety regulations.