Carnegie Mellon is required by law to train all those people who may generate hazardous waste or handle hazardous chemicals.
Initial Hazardous Waste Training Class: (1 hour)
Required for ALL new laboratory employees. This training class covers the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulations and Carnegie Mellon's policies on hazardous waste. Class topics include hazardous waste determination, proper containment and segregation, labeling, waste minimization and disposal procedures.
Annual Hazardous Waste Refresher Training:
EH&S recommends that all generators of hazardous waste annually review the EPA requirements. This information is provided annually in the August and September issues of the Laboratory Safety Newsletter.