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Annual RCRA Hazardous Waste and ICP Training


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The Wallops Flight Facility Environmental Office is offering the following training. To register, please use the information found below.

Annual Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) Hazardous Waste (HW) Training

Description: The regulations (40 CFR 262.34(a)(4)) governing generation and disposal of HW require that personnel who handle HW as part of their job receive training that teaches the proper handling methods. These regulations require that all new employees who generate or handle HW receive the training before working in unsupervised positions. Current employees must update their training annually.

Who should attend: Designated and alternate Points-of-Contacts are required to attend one of these sessions. Other personnel in the work area may either attend one of these sessions or attend a follow-up documented session conducted by their Point-of-Contact.

Integrated Contingency Plan (ICP) Training

Description: Wallops Flight Facility has followed the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency guidelines for consolidating multiple response plans into one functional emergency response plan or ICP. The ICP requires that all personnel who generate, handle, or store hazardous materials, hazardous waste, or petroleum products, as part of their job, receive training annually that teaches the proper emergency response methods.

Who should attend: All personnel who either generate, handle, or store hazardous materials, hazardous waste, or petroleum products and all emergency responders are required to take this training. For example:

  • Fire Department Personnel
  • Environmental Personnel
  • Scientist/Engineers who work with the above materials
  • Hazardous Materials Shippers
  • Logistics Personnel
  • Facilities Maintenance Personnel (who work with the above materials or assist with a clean-up)
  • Satellite Accumulation Area Points-of-Contact and Alternates
  • ANY other personnel who have more than casual contact with hazardous materials, hazardous waste, or petroleum products


Registration Information

Location: Building E-104, Chincoteague room
Cost: None
Registration: Please email Marianne Simko at Marianne.f.Simko@nasa.gov or call extension 2127

RCRA and ICP Training combined
Monday, April 29, 2013, 9:00-11:00 a.m.
Monday, April 29, 2013, 1:00-3:00 p.m.
Wednesday, May 1, 2013, 9:00-11:00 a.m.
Wednesday, May 1, 2013, 1:00-2:00 a.m.

ICP only class
Tuesday, April 30, 2013, 10:00-11:00 p.m.
Tuesday, April 30, 2013, 1:00-2:00 p.m.