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Universal Waste - Bulbs, Batteries, Bugs & Barometers

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Advantage™  Advantage™
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31 to 62 minutes
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Standard Definition
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Browsers Supported
IE Desktop
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MasteryNet Player
Lesson Interactions
Quiz Questions
Closed Captioning
Interactive Producer
Excal Visual
Original Content Producer
Excal Visual Inc.
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This Universal Waste training benefits everyone, since just about every business, shop, manufacturing plant, maintenance facility and every other commercial operation produces some type of waste, including fluorescent light bulbs or CFLs, waste paper and cardboard, plastic, used oil, scrap, broken equipment, etc.

"Universal Waste Training" shows workers how to correctly collect, accumulate, containerize, handle and ship universal wastes, as well as, how to effectively respond to emergencies.

Advantage™ This course is in the Advantage™ format, to read about Advantage™ features click here.

  • Install on any SCORM LMS
  • Rich multimedia presentation with interactions and quiz
  • Print certificate and wallet card
  • You have 60 days to complete the course

Universal waste training is required for all workers.

The course presents the following topical areas:
  • Introduction
    • A special class of waste
    • What Are Universal Wastes?
    • The types of universal waste
    • The value of recycling
  • How Must Universal Wastes Be Handled?
    • Guidelines
    • Containers and storage
    • Accumulation areas
  • Emergency Preparedness
    • Prevention and response
    • Containers and storage
    • Accumulation areas
  • How Are Universal Wastes Recycled?
    • Recycling and disposal facilities
    • Transportation
  • Conclusion
    • Another Round
    • Transportation
  • Conclusion
    • Another Round
Intended Performance Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course you will be better prepared to:
  • Manage the four classes of universal waste properly.
    • Name the classes of universal waste.
    • List some common members of each class.
  • Avoid the hazards of universal wastes.
    • Identify hazardous components in universal wastes.
  • Abide by the regulated limits for UW accumulation.
    • State the time and quantity limits for UW accumulation.
  • Use the proper containers and labeling for UW storage.
    • Name accepted containers for different types of UW.
    • List the options for terms allowed on labels.
  • Exercise caution to prevent accidents when handling UW.
    • State the principle hazard of a UW accident.
  • Follow proper procedures in dealing with a UW accident.
    • State the principle action required.
    • Name the personal protection required.
    • Recognize one prohibited clean-up device.
  • Follow the rules for shipping UW off-site.
    • Name the allowed destinations.
    • State the labeling requirement.
    • Identify the proper transportation options.
  • Identify the special characteristics that allow special handling of UW.
    • List the characteristics that define universal waste.

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