If you work in a facility that generates hazardous waste, staying up-to-date on the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) regulations is essential. One aspect of compliance is ensuring that employees receive proper training on handling and disposing of hazardous waste. But how often is RCRA training required? This article will break down the training requirements and frequency to help you...
A Guide to RCRA Training
RCRA training is one of the most important aspects of being compliant. And lack of it is also among the most frequent causes of citations for noncompliance. The requirements for RCRA training are often state-specific, and documentation and proper coverage are particularly important. Training also affects employees differently depending on their job role.
Resource Conservation and Recovery Act 101
The Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) is the main federal law that governs solid and hazardous waste disposal in the USA. It was passed in 1976, as pollution from improper disposal of hazardous waste and the lack of a federal framework to ensure safe disposal became increasingly problematic.