Course Information

Refresher Training Course for Experienced Solid Waste Operators-16 Hours

Details:

Number:759
Hours:0
Active:Yes
Certification Only:No

Tracks:

TrackHoursInitial
Class I, III Landfill Operator16False
Construction and Demolition Debris Landfill Operator16False
Material Recovery Facility Operator8False
Spotter / Waste Screener4False
Transfer Station Operator8False

Providers:

Description:

COURSE DESCRIPTION

This course is design for personnel who have accrued significant work experience and knowledge in the solid waste industry. This course is approve as refresher training for operators at Solid Waste Facilities. 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.

Participants must be present for entire course to receive continuing education credit and a Certificate of Attendance. There is not an exam requirement associated with the course.

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 who have successfully taken the initial training course and need contact hours to maintain an active status in Florida solid waste training database.

     
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