1st Edition

Managing Industrial Hazardous Waste- A Practical Handbook

By Gary F. Lindgren Copyright 1989
    403 Pages
    by CRC Press

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    Here is your new handbook full of information and guidance necessary to understand and comply with the myriad and complex hazardous waste regulations. This handbook explains the regulations regarding identification and listing of hazardous wastes, walks the reader through the three determinations for all manufacturing firms, gives in-depth explanations of applicable standards, outlines the DOT standards applicable to shippers of hazardous wastes, presents a philosophical basis for corporate compliance, gives "how to" for actions and the paperwork necessary for such a program, and concludes with some practical information not commonly found in textbooks or regulations. This essential resource for personnel with waste management responsibilities at manufacturing firms should prove a valuable resource. This book will assist these practitioners in establishing or modifying regulatory compliance programs. This valuable new book helps you to reduce waste generation, segregate hazardous wastes, reuse on-site or off-site, recycle or reclaim, treat to reduce hazards, secure land disposal, follow regulatory standards, use best management practices, and establish or modify compliance programs.

    Part 1: Basics 1. The Hazardous Waste Management System 2. Regulatory Definitions of Solid and Hazardous Waste 3. Conducting a Waste Inventory: Procedures and Considerations 4. Hazardous Waste Determinations: Procedures and Considerations 5. Determining the Firm's Regulatory Category Part 2: Regulatory Standards And Responsibilities 6. Non-hazardous Industrial Solid Wastes 7. Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators 8. 100-1000 Kilogram/month Generators 9. Generators Who Accumulate Hazardous Wastes Onsite Less Than 90 Days 10. Generators Who Ship Hazardous Waste Offsite. Generators Who Store Hazardous Waste 11. Generators Who Treat Hazardous Wastes By an Exempted Method 12. Generators Who Market or Burn Used Oil Fuels 13. Owners/Operators of Underground Product Storage Tanks Part 3: Developing The Corporate Environmental Management Program 14. Key Factors Regarding the Management of Chemical Risks 15. Environmental Audits as a Management Tool 16. Environmental Auditing Techniques 17. Developing and Implementing the Environmental Management Program 18. Chemical Hazard Communication. Community Right to Know 19. Documentation Part 4: Implementing The Environmental Management PROGRAM 20. Selecting an Offsite Treatment or Disposal Facility-Handling and Storage 21. Waste Sampling and Analysis 22. Dealing with Regulatory Personnel 23. Legal Responsibilities and Liabilities 24. The Consultant's Role in Hazardous Waste Management