Regulatory Compliance Services of New England

Date(s) - Tuesday, September 26, 2023 - Wednesday, September 27, 2023
8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Marlborough, MA

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Course Title:
RCRA/EPA and Massachusetts Hazardous Waste Generator Training with DOT Hazardous Materials
Two day comprehensive, approximately 14 hours

IN PERSON – Marlborough, MA – Tuesday – Wednesday September 26 – 27, 2023 8:00 am – 4:00 pm

Duration: Two-day comprehensive, approximately 14 hours

Topics covered:
US DOT Regulations applicable to Hazardous Material Handlers
EPA statutes and regulations applicable to generators of RCRA Hazardous Waste
Massachusetts statutes and regulations applicable to generators of Hazardous Waste

General overview/description 
This is a fast paced one day class providing detailed instruction on the following regulations.

Attendees will receive instruction on US DOT Hazardous Material shipping regulations found in 49 CFR including an overview of the hazard class designations, bulk and non-bulk labeling requirements, packaging designations and requirements, and other areas of relevance.

EPA hazardous waste regulations found in 40 CFR are discussed, including instruction on how to identify and classify characteristic and listed wastes, generator classifications and storage limitations, associated paperwork for generators including waste profile sheets, land ban restrictions, the electronic manifesting program, and instruction on the use of a Uniform Hazardous Waste Manifest.

Massachusetts state hazardous waste regulations found in 310 CMR 30 are explored with a concentrated focus on generator requirements and state specific wastes. Topics include state waste codes, state manifest codes, waste oil, regulated recyclable materials, generator status, accumulation and storage, labeling, and record keeping. Universal waste, household hazardous waste, recycling options and other common exceptions to these regulations are also discussed.

Who should attend?
This one day class is ideal for new and experienced individuals to stay up to date with changes in these regulations. Even knowledgeable professionals can walk away with something new or perhaps a new perspective on an old topic. The content is not structured to be industry specific, and is an excellent source of information for all generators and handlers of hazardous materials and hazardous wastes.

  • CHMM, CIH, or LSP’s looking to broaden their knowledge base on these topics
  • Corporate EH&S Professionals
  • Truck drivers with Hazardous Material CDL Endorsement
  • Drivers of vehicles licensed to transport hazardous waste within Massachusetts
  • Massachusetts Hazardous waste Generators
  • Individuals who in the course of commerce, handle DOT hazardous materials, handle RCRA or state hazardous waste, or are involved with paperwork preparation, review or recordkeeping.


Attendees will be provided with an optional take-home examination to be completed and returned to RCSNE. Individuals whom have attended the instruction and completed and returned the optional examination may receive certification as follows:

  • US DOT Hazardous Material Handler as specified in 49 CFR 172.700
  • Massachusetts DEP Hazardous waste handler training as specified in 310 CMR 30.341, 310 CMR 30.351, or 310 CMR 30.409 if appropriate.
  • This class may be eligible for continuing education credit within numerous associations and organizations. Feel free to call with specific inquiries.

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