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RCRA and DOT Refresher


This is a unique DOT-RCRA hybrid "refresher" course. The course includes an overview of hazardous waste management laws and regulations, a guide to complying with the myriad of hazardous waste regulations including how to recognize hazardous wastes, how to manage waste correctly on site, how to properly select, label and mark waste containers, how to prepare shipments for transport to treatment, storage and disposal facilities, and how to properly keep records for compliance and enforcement.

Who Should Take This Course:
Environmental professionals who are:

1) involved with handling, shipping, or receiving hazardous materials, including samples of hazardous waste, and

2) involved with managing hazardous wastes.

This may include:

  • Engineers
  • Scientists
  • Geologists
  • Facility personnel
  • Field technicians
  • Samplers
  • Drillers
  • Laboratory technicians
  • Shipping & receiving personnel


After completing this series, participants should be able to:

  • Know how to identify, and manage hazardous waste;
  • Be able to determine generator status and maintain facility compliance with hazardous waste regulations;
  • Recognize regulations for record-keeping and reporting;
  • Locate and use the Federal hazardous materials and hazardous waste regulations;
  • Properly label and mark hazardous waste containers for shipment;
  • Complete manifests for hazardous waste;
  • Select proper packaging for hazardous materials; and
  • Develop appropriate emergency response information to accompany shipments.


Two exams following each section.

course quick facts
course code DED2110
cost $149.00
estimated time to
complete course
8 Hours
course materials
90 Days

Linda R. Taylor, PE is the Coordinator of Environmental Training and Technical Assistance programs at North Carolina State University's IES. Ms. Taylor has over 10 years of civil and environmental engineering experience, and has taught numerous online courses on environmental, health, and Hazardous safety topics.


"Facilitator was extremely helpful and responsive. Good review process to re-enforce knowledge and skill." - E. D. HIPPLE