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.
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
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