Prince William Chamber of Commerce

Know Toxics-Universal Waste Training

dcampbell April 24, 2015 Comments Off on Know Toxics-Universal Waste Training

Northern Virginia businesses can learn how to reduce company liability and improve safety at the “Know Toxics” training sponsored by Virginia Waste Management Board on Tuesday, May 12 in Alexandria, VA. The training will take place from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 2900 Business Center Drive. The cost is $95 per person and includes lunch and refreshments.

Attendees will learn to manage and properly dispose of common hazardous materials commonly found at businesses such as fluorescent light bulbs, batteries, thermostats, or electronics to reduce risk of injury and company liability.

Attendees will learn how to:

  • Identify, handle, dispose, transport, and manage materials safely,
  • Interpret the law
  • Create a plan using best management practices
  • Mitigate storm water impacts
  • Select a vendor
  • A free, optional presentation on waste oils versus used oils and their management

The Prince William County Solid Waste Division encourages Prince William businesses, schools and other property and facility managers to attend. This training is open to all Northern Virginia area businesses that want to gain a better understanding of hazardous waste and used electronics.

This valuable seminar offers local businesses and facility managers a low cost option for obtaining the required training on how to properly manage and dispose of all types of Universal and Hazardous wastes typically generated at a variety of businesses.

This valuable seminar offers local businesses and facility managers a low cost option for obtaining the required training on how to properly manage and dispose of all types of Universal and Hazardous wastes typically generated at a variety of businesses.

For additional information please contact {Scott MacDonald at smacdonald@pwcgov.org} or Debbie Spiliotopoulos at DSpilio@novaregion.org. To register, please visit http://www.knowtoxics.com

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