This course offers professional development hours (PDHs). You will see the PDHs on your course completion certificate, which also serves as documentation of your attendance. PDH requirements vary, therefore, it is up to you to determine whether or not this particular course qualifies under your State or board requirements.
Course overview: This course covers the regulatory and legal issues involved in hazardous material management. To better understand the initial site assessment (ISA) process, it is important to be familiar with the environmental laws, regulations, and guidance related to this field. While there are several, this lesson covers just the major ones. Some of the Federal regulations that are covered include the Clean Air Act (CAA), the Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA), and the Clean Water Act (CWA).
Training level: This training is recommended for the Transportation Curriculum Coordination Council levels II, III, and IV.
Target audience: The target audience for this training is anyone within the DOT or industry that deals with hazardous waste on a project. This includes areas such as construction, environment, right-of-way, etc. It also includes those who develop the ISA and those who ensure that all regulatory and legal requirements are followed.
Learning outcomes: Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
Identify the Federal regulations involved in hazardous material management; and
Recognize the guidance documents related to the ISA process.