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This course is designed to provide initial introduction and review of the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT), Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Nuclear Regulatory Commission’s (NRC) regulations governing the safe transportation and disposal of radioactive and hazardous materials. This course provides a detailed focus on regulatory issues, guidance documents, and packaging requirements. Practical exercises are utilized that allow participants to apply the concepts of the training as it is being discussed. Materials will be provided to facilitate completing the course. This week-long training also includes a Bear Creek Operations/Processing Facility Tour.

Successful participants receive a certification stating that the training meets the requirements of 49 CFR 172 Subpart H and NRC IE Notice 79-19. Successful completion is achieved with a passing score of 80% or better on a written exam.

This course is for anyone requiring to certify hazardous waste/mixed waste shipments in accordance with 10, 40 & 49 CFR, and ensure disposal requirements of NRC and radioactive commercial disposal sites are followed. AAHP has awarded forty (40) CEUs for this class.

Course Topics include: Identify and Classify Hazardous/Mixed Waste; Determine Most Appropriate Shipping Description; Package Mixed Waste for Transportation; Package Mixed Waste for Storage; Apply Correct Markings, Labels, Placards and Shipping Papers; Identify Critical Generator Issues; Interface Between EPA and NRC or Agreement States; Sampling and Waste Characterization; Radiation & Contamination Shipping Limits; Treatment and Disposal Options; Case Studies; Transportation Security; and Written Exam.

This is an advanced class and strongly recommend attending our DOT/NRC Radioactive Waste, Packaging, Transportation and Disposal Training or an equivalent course before attending this Mixed Waste Shipping course.