Course Information

Understanding Hazardous Waste in Solid Waste Operations


Certification Only:No


Class I, III Landfill Operator4False
Construction and Demolition Debris Landfill Operator4False
Material Recovery Facility Operator4False
Spotter / Waste Screener4False
Transfer Station Operator4False




In July 2018, Florida adopted revisions to the federal hazardous waste regulations known as, “The Hazardous Waste Generator Improvements Final Rule.”  The changes will be covered in this four hour hazardous waste compliance course designed for solid waste facility personnel. The purpose of the training is to teach individuals who work at landfills, construction and demolition sites, solid waste transfer stations, and materials recovery facilities how to identify and properly manage any hazardous waste they may encounter.

Course Objectives

 Upon completing this course, the student should know the following information:
  • the difference between solid waste and hazardous waste
  • the difference between hazardous waste and Universal waste
  • what regulations govern waste management, including solid waste, hazardous waste, and Universal waste
  • responsibilities of personnel working at solid waste management facilities to prevent hazardous waste from entering the system
  • how to identify and classify hazardous waste
  • how to properly manage wastes that have been identified as hazardous waste
  • how to plan for incidents involving hazardous waste
  • how to properly document hazardous waste management activities and why recordkeeping is important


Jane Gregory, CHMM, CIT 

Jane Gregory has almost thirty years of experience in the environmental compliance field, working in both the public and private sectors.  She is a Certified Hazardous Materials Manager, a Certified Instructional Trainer and a LEED Green Associate.  Jane currently serves Orange County citizens as the Environmental Programs Administrator at Orange County Environmental Protection Division.  Programs include Petroleum Storage Tanks, Petroleum Cleanup, Brownfields, Air Quality Management, Sustainability and Energy. 


Onsite Training Available