Hazardous Waste Management and Pollution Training

Course Info

Length: 1 Week

Type: Online

Available Dates


  • Feb-20-2023


  • Mar-20-2023


  • Apr-17-2023


  • May-22-2023


  • June-19-2023


  • July-17-2023


  • Aug-21-2023


  • Sep-18-2023


  • Oct-23-2023


  • Nov-20-2023


  • Dec-18-2023


Course Details

Course Outline

5 days course


Introduction to hazardous waste
  • What is Contamination and how does it affect us?
  • A Detailed Look at All the Various Types of Contamination
  • Global Environmental Issues related to Contamination
  • International Environmental Treaties and Guidelines related to Contamination
  • The Toxic 12 Chemicals and the Role of the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP)
  • The Current Watch List for Chemicals that soon may be added to the Toxic 12
  • Environmental Law and its Significance
  • Definition of Hazardous Wastes & Non-Hazardous Wastes
  • Connecting the Dots between Contamination and Hazardous Wastes


Management of Contamination and Hazardous Wastes
  • The Relationship between Contamination and Occupational Health & Safety
  • The Importance of Documentation in Hazardous Waste Management
  • Some Typical Hazardous Waste Regulations and the Need for Harmonization
  • The Purpose of a Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS)
  • The Purpose of a Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS)
  • Why a Globally Harmonized System (GHS) is Essential for WHMIS and MSDS?
  • Carrying-out a Contamination Audit
  • Managing a Waste Disposal Site


Contamination and Pollution Prevention


  • Exploration & Production-Refining & Transportation
  • Oil Spills with Special Reference to the April 2010 Gulf of Mexico Oil Slick Occurrence
  • Modern Tanker Design to Minimize the Occurrence of a Major Oil Spill
  • Other Oil related Sources of Pollution
  • The Common Thread amongst many Third World Countries concerning Pollution Issues
  • The Current Concepts of Zero Waste (ZW) and Zero Liquid Discharge (ZLD) and their Limitations


Continuation of Contamination and Pollution Prevention Planning and Contingency Planning for Major Incidents
  • Life Cycle Management of All Materials being Used in a Company
  • The 5R’s - Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Recover and Rethink
  • Detailed Requirements for Proper Storage of Hazardous Materials
  • The Importance of On-going Training
  • The Importance of Regular Reviews of Emergency Plans
  • Updated Information on ISO 14001, 18001 and 9001
  • Types of Environmental Audits
  • Discussion of Some Major Preventable Accidents


Review of HAZID and HAZOP
  • Methodology of HAZID (hazard identification)
  • Methodology of HAZOP (hazard operations)
  • Requirement of ethics in environment
  • Examples of real life situations
  • Case studies on climate change and its affects
  • Review of whole week and “Question and Answer session”

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