Who should complete this course?

Are you responsible for generating, handling, packing, or electronically signing a manifest requesting hazardous waste for pickup and disposal? If so, it is required to complete this training course annually. This training only covers hazardous waste policies and procedures. If you handle any other types of waste, it may require other training. A copy of the completed training certificate must be maintained in the laboratory files and presented to the proper authorities upon request.
Registration: If you are a UAB Campus Employee, go to the Campus Learning System to complete this training course. If you are an Academic Student, UAB Hospital, or UAB Medicine, follow these registration instructions.
To access transcripts, log into Learning Locker.

Course Objectives:

At the conclusion, participants should be able to:
  1. Describe the terminology associated with hazardous waste materials.
  2. Demonstrate the proper way to handle, label, and pack hazardous waste materials.
  3. Execute the basic requirements for a Satellite Accumulation Area.
  4. Implement the proper procedures for responding to spills.
  5. Complete the Hazardous Waste Manifest without any errors.

Below you will find reference material and job aids to assist you in handling and packing hazardous waste.  After completing the course, feel free to return here and print any of the material you find useful.
Call 205-934-2487 for more information.