Hazardous Waste Compliance

By

  • Clifford Florczak, Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH); Certified Safety Professional (CSP), Midwest Director of Safety and Health, IT Corporation
  • James Roughton, Certified Safety Professional (CSP); Canadian Registered Safety Professional (CRSP); Certified Hazardous Materials Manager (CHMM); MS in Safety Science; Past President of the Georgia Chapter of ASSE, Consultant and Trainer in safety management with experience in social media productivity and applications in effective process development, USA.

Hazardous Waste Compliance concentrates on government regulations as they relate to hazardous waste and other hazardous materials. The main focus of this book is on how to comply with these requirements as well as on other best management practices (BMP), which will ensure worker safety and business protection from the risk of the commercial penalties associated with regulations breaches.The authors provide the reader with useful techniques to enhance worker protection and promote efficiency, productivity and cost effectiveness, along with achieving the necessary quality standards for the work being performed. The authors further outline and define methods to help reduce worker injury and illness, the scope and application of HAZWOPER, and ways to implement hazardous material related requirements through enhancements of existing programs.In addition, detailed discussion helps to provide methods to help promote consistency in health and safety program development for handling hazardous materials, encourage a high standard for health and safety, and share lessons learned to help provide approaches that have been implemented on hazardous waste and other sites.
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Audience

Safety, health, and environmental managers.

 

Book information

  • Published: July 2001
  • Imprint: BUTTERWORTH HEINEMANN
  • ISBN: 978-0-7506-7436-2


Table of Contents

Introduction; Compliance Issues; Planning Activities; Conducting a Job Hazard Analysis; Developing a Site-Specific Health and Safety Plan; Development of a Site-Specific Health and Safety Plan;Implementing the Safety Plan; Training Requirements; Personal Protective Equipment; Decontamination Activities; Emergency Preparedness; Appendices