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This course is approved as initial training for transfer station operators and MRF operators. The combined course will be held over two days and will include an exam. (Attendees must achieve 70% proficiency.) Topics include: Brief History of Solid Waste Management in U.S., Regulatory Aspects, The Modern Transfer Station and MRF Facility, Siting, Leachate and Stormwater, Ventilation and Odor Control, Waste Control, Operating Guidelines, Employee Health and Safety, Contingency Planning, Financial Responsibility, Monitoring Site Development and Efficiency, and Facility Closure.
Daily morning and afternoon breaks are scheduled. Lunch on your own.
Participants must be present for entire class time to receive CEU and Certificate of Attendance. All participants are required to take the exam.
Operator Initial Training Courses
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