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Handbook of Hazardous Waste Management for Small Quantity Generators

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Special features of this book include: practical "how to" instructions, state/federal regulations-plus overview, lab waste management, interpretations of regulations, enforcement, generator checklist, and complete coverage. This handbook is an excellent resource for hazardous waste managers, safety managers, lab managers, occupational health/safety workers, hazardous waste brokers, and small business managers. Disposal facilities, trade associations, consultants, administrators, attorneys, unions, and industrial hygienists will find this practical guide useful as well.



Auteur

Mr. Phifer has specialized in the management of small quantity generator wastes since 1980. As Chairman of the American Chemical Society's Task Force on RCRA, he is involved in establishing policies on hazardous waste management for laboratories and other small gener­ators of waste. Other responsibilities include the development of training programs and publications on hazardous waste management. Mr. Phifer has served as a guest lecturer at a number of colleges and universities, and has advised a number of state and federal regulatory agencies on waste management policies and regulations. He has pub­lished technical papers on laboratory waste management, laboratory safety, risk assessment, and the problems of small quantity genera­tors. Mr. Phifer is a graduate of the College of Wooster (Ohio) and currently serves as an Environmental Planner for Fitch & Sandell, Inc. in Wayne, Pennsylvania. He is a Certified Hazardous Materials Manager. Mr. Phifer is married and resides in Mont Clare, Pennsylvania. Mr. McTigue has served in the hazardous waste management industry in numerous capacities, including: manager of a commercial hazardous waste storage facility; project coordinator in emergency response actions; permit administrator for commercial TSD facilities; environmental regulatory consultant; health and safety manager for a hazardous waste remediation firm. His experience has required him to interact extensively with governmental bureaus, dealing particularly with enforcement agents and permit writers at the federal and state levels. His approach to regulatory problem solving is based firmly in understanding a situation in the context of applicable regulations and designing a cost-effective solution which is sensitive to a business firm's resource base. Mr. McTigue received his BA from Temple University and his MBA from La Salle University in Philadelphia. Approved by the Institute of Hazardous Materials Management as a Certified Hazardous Materials Manager (CHMM), he is currently the manager of health and safety for Envirite Field Services, Inc., Plymouth Meeting, Pennsylvania.



Contenu

List of Figures -- List of Tables -- 1 WHY YOU NEED THIS BOOK -- 2 INTRODUCTION TO THE REGULATIONS -- The Regulatory Scheme -- Federal Legislation -- EPA Regulations -- State Authorization of RCRA Programs -- Responsibilities of the Small Quantity Generator -- Determination of Jurisdiction -- Determining Quantity of Waste Generated -- Hazardous Waste Determination -- Understanding Definitions and Exclusions -- Evaluation of Nonexcluded Wastes -- EPA Lists of Hazardous Wastes -- EPA Characteristics of Hazardous Waste -- 3 TYPES OF WASTE GENERATED BY SMALL QUANTITY GENERATORS -- Types of Small Quantity Generators -- Waste Streams of Small Generators -- Waste Types , -- Solvents -- Acids and Bases -- Heavy Metals -- Pesticides -- Reactives -- Chemical Reagents -- Plating and Heat Treating Wastes -- 4 GENERATOR REQUIREMENTS -- Conditionally Exempt Generators -- Required Actions -- Maintaining Conditionally Exempt Status -- Small Quantity Generators -- Notification -- Definition -- Process -- Updating the EPA -- Eligible Recipients of Waste -- The Hazardous Waste Manifest -- When to Use -- Types -- Acquisition -- Number of Required Copies -- Retention -- Submission of the Completed Manifest -- Proper Completion -- Pretransport Requirements -- Activities Required by U.S. DOT -- Accumulation Time -- Preparedness and Prevention -- Contingency Procedures -- Recordkeeping and Reporting -- USING THE CODE OF FEDERAL REGULATIONS (TITLES 40 AND 49) -- Basis for the Regulations -- Federal Regulations -- State Regulations -- Organization of the Regulations -- Supplementary Information -- Edition Dates -- Authority -- Federal Register References -- Notes and Comments -- Obsolete Provisions -- Other Information -- 6 ON-SITE STORAGE AND HANDLING OF HAZARDOUS WASTES -- Facets of On-Site Waste Management -- Storage of Hazardous Waste -- Compatibility in Storage -- Packaging of Hazardous Wastes -- Containers -- Proper Labeling -- Regulatory Compliance -- Segregation of Wastes in Storage -- Ventilation -- Climate /Environment : -- Space -- Economics -- Choosing a Waste Management Company -- Effect on Management Methods -- 7 LIMITING LIABILITIES -- Internal Environmental Audits -- Purpose -- Audit Follow-up -- Choosing Hazardous Waste Management Companies -- Transporters -- Permits -- Vehicles -- References -- Experience -- Personnel -- Insurance -- Financial Stability -- Lead Time -- Cost -- Waste Brokers -- Experience -- Personnel -- Cost -- Disposal Facilities -- Location -- Materials Handled -- Permits -- Notices of Violation -- Financial Stability -- Personnel -- Insurance -- Approval Process -- Costs -- 8 ENFORCEMENT -- Inspecting Agencies -- What State Inspectors Look For -- Ensuring Successful Inspections -- 9 LABORATORY WASTE MANAGEMENT -- Labpacks -- Disposal in Municipal Systems -- Facets of Management -- Program Administration -- The Waste Manager -- Training -- Inventory Analysis and Control -- On-Site Treatment and Disposal -- Storage, Packaging, and Labeling -- Off-Site Disposal Method Selection -- 10 DISPOSAL OPTIONS -- Thermal Treatment -- Incineration -- Detonation -- Pyrolysis -- Open Burning -- Chemical Treatment -- Acid /Base Neutralization -- Carbon Absorption -- Ion Exchange -- Oxidation /Reduction -- Precipitation /Clarification -- Biological Treatment -- Microorganisms -- Microbial Breakdown -- Landfarming -- Land Disposal -- Secure Chemical Landfilling -- Deepwell Injection -- Surface lmpoundment ; -- Disposal Method Selection -- 11 TRENDS IN HAZARDOUS WASTE MANAGEMENT -- Political Aspects -- Land Disposal: An Interim Step in Disposal Technology -- Mobile and On-Site Treatment Advances -- Research Funding -- Additional Waste Listings and Delistings -- Waste Minimization -- Greater Focus on Nonhazardous Wastes (Solid Waste) -- NIMBY Syndrome: A Challenge for Society -- APPENDICES -- I Hazardous Waste Agencies and Small Quantity Limits -- II Materials Which Are Not Solid Wastes -- III Solid Wastes Which Are Not Hazardous Wastes -- IV Listed Hazardous Wastes -- V Table 1 - Maximum Concentration of Contaminants for Characteristic of EP Toxicity -- VI Instructions for Completing the Uniform Hazardous Waste Manifest -- VII U.S. DOT Hazardous Materials Definitions -- VIII Preparedness and Prevention -- IX Contingency Procedures -- X Guide for Reuse of Packagings (Boxes, Kegs, Cylinders and Steel Drums) -- XI Federal Regulation ( 40 CFR 261.7) Regarding Hazardous Waste Residues in Empty Containers -- Index.

Informations sur le produit

Titre: Handbook of Hazardous Waste Management for Small Quantity Generators
Auteur:
Code EAN: 9781000157468
Protection contre la copie numérique: libre
Format: eBook (epub)
Producteur: Taylor & Francis Ltd.
Genre: Technique
nombre de pages: 216
Parution: 26.08.2020
Taille de fichier: 4.5 MB