This is a live, online course offering.
The objective of the HHW training course is to provide information to household hazardous waste operating staff on good operating practices and safety. Students will learn how to handle a wide range of household hazardous waste efficiently and safely, along with the basics of a well laid out site and operational procedures.
Who Should Attend?
The training course is suited to those persons who are involved in the planning, operation and supervision of HHW programs.
- Role of HHW in a Waste Management System
- Overview of HHW Operator roles, responsibilities, and requirements
- Customer Service
- The Chemistry of HHW
- Receiving HHW – Handling Requirements & Packaging
- Health & Safety and Emergency Response Measures
- Waste Classifications, Identification, and Storage
- Site Security and Organization
- Importance of Record Keeping and Documentation
- HHW Site Design and Traffic Flow
- BC Regulations
Course Date: Wednesday, July 26, 2023
Time: 08:00 AM – 04:00 PM PST
The HHW training course will be delivered online using the Zoom platform. You will require a computer with video camera and internet connection. If you are taking this training course for CEU’s, you will be required to be visible during the training.
Please submit your course registration with plenty of lead time so we can ship the course manual to you. If you register less than 10 days before the training course begins, we will do our best to ship your course manual out to you as soon as possible, however, please be aware that it might not arrive in time for the course.
*This training course was prepared by the Ontario Chapter of SWANA, with course content contributed by Ontario waste professionals. Please note that BC regulations will be included.
A full refund minus a $75 administration fee will be issued prior to 30 days (June 25) before a training or conference event. No refunds will be provided within 30 days of such an event for which the participant is registered. Although refunds will not be issued, substitutions can be made within 30 days of an event. Please note that all requests must be made in writing (email format is acceptable) and to the attention of the Executive Director at [email protected].
- Farbod Diba – Farbod Diba is a professional engineer with 10+ years of experience in the Solid Waste Management Industry. He specializes in various waste streams which includes Household Hazardous Waste (HHW). He is the lead engineer on HHW and Return Collection Facility (RCF) operations at the City of Vancouver.
- Allan Forster – Allan Forster is a solid waste technologist and administers the waste management program at Haldimand County. He has over 15 years of experience in the solid waste industry and has worked various household hazardous waste roles in both public and private settings.