Course Information

Initial Training Course for Transfer Station Operators and Materials Recovery Facilities - 16 Hour

Details:

Number:443
Hours:0
Active:Yes
Certification Only:No

Tracks:

TrackHoursInitial
Class I, III Landfill Operator12False
Construction and Demolition Debris Landfill Operator12False
Material Recovery Facility Operator8True
Spotter / Waste Screener4False
Transfer Station Operator8True

Providers:

Description:

COURSE DESCRIPTION

This course is approve as initial training for Transfer Station & Materials Recovery Facility Solid Waste Operators. It includes 1 Exam with a 70% proficiency. Topics includes: Solid Waste Management Basics and Regulations, Environmental Concerns with Waste Handling Facilities, Screening for Prohibited Materials, Managing Special Wastes, Health and Safety, Compliance Inspections, Siting, Heavy Equipment, Transfer Station Operations/Layout and Materials Recovery Facilities Operations and Layout.

Daily morning and afternoon breaks are scheduled. On your own for lunch.


Course Objective

At the completion of the training the student should be able to discuss the basics of solid waste &  operations; environmental concerns with waste handling facilities; screening for prohibited materials; managing special waste; transfer station operations and materials recovery facilities operations. The students will also complete one exam.

Participants must be present for entire course to receive continuing education credit and a Certificate of Completion. All participants take the final exam.  Note - If participant is needing continuing education credits [CEUs] to maintain their active landfill operator training status, then they should probably take the refresher training 8 hour (no exam).

This course is Days 1, 2 of the three day course: Initial Training for Operators of Landfills and Waste Processing Facilities


WHO SHOULD ATTEND

 Solid Waste:

  • Operators, Spotters
  • Transfer Station or Materials Recovery Facility Owners, Managers, Supervisors
  • Consultants
  • Local and State Regulatory Inspectors

 

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