The course includes the following topics: DOD Environmental Policy; hazardous terminology; Pollution Prevention (P2); identification and classification of hazardous materials and hazardous wastes; health effects and personal safety; packaging, labeling, handling, storage, and transportation procedures; contingency planning and release response; and hazardous materials and waste laws, regulations, and policies. It provides the attendees with fundamental information to handle hazardous waste as required by the RCRA regulations (40 CFR 260-265), by appropriate state and local requirements, and DOD policy. This course fulfills the general training requirements initially required for hazardous waste handlers by RCRA regulations (40 CFR 264.16 and 265.16), the Hazardous Communications Program (29 CFR 1910.1200), and the Department of Transportation (DOT) Hazardous Material Training (49 CFR 172.704). The Inter-service Environmental Education Review Board has designated this course a Joint Service course to train all DOD personnel in hazardous waste compliance. DoD CAC needed to access the training schedule in the Army Logistics University, Army Training Requirements and Resources System (ATRRS) for Course number 9E-F50/322-F34 (MT).
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