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HAZMAT Resources

Resources for Our Hazmat Courses

EEA offers a complete schedule of Hazardous Materials training courses. Haz-Mat training is designed to meet USEPA RCA and USOSHA Hazardous Waste operations requirements including remediation of PCBs in light fixtures and window adhesives.

We maintain the necessary credentials to present the US Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) 10-hour and 30-hour Construction Safety courses, the OSHA 40 General Site Worker I (HazMat) and OSHA Haz-Mat Supervisor training. EEA also offers specialized, on-demand Safety Training in Hazard Communication, Permit Required Confined Space, Fall Protection and Fire Prevention.

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Review our various hazmat resources to prepare for our various courses or to give yourself a refresher as you look for pertinent information.

Important Hazmat & Hazardous Material Documents


Pigeon Waste

Hazardous Materials Course Agendas

Below find course agendas for classes offered by Environmental Education Associates, Inc. in asbestos at our Brooklyn, Buffalo, Syracuse, and Rochester locations. These document show daily schedules for how each class day is organized as well as what sections will be covered on each day of the course.

Practice Tests & Review Sheets

Hazmat Resources for Important Laws & Regulations

U.S Environmental Protection Agency

The Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA)

Under the RCRA, the U.S. EPA has divided Hazardous Waste into two categories:

  1. Listed Wastes, which appear on one of the four hazardous wastes lists established by EPA regulations:
    • The F-list (non-specific source wastes), which can be found in the regulations at 40 CFR §261.31.
    • The K-list (source-specific wastes), which can be found in the regulations at 40 CFR §261.32.
    • The P-list and the U-list (discarded commercial chemical products), which can be found in the regulations at 40 CFR §261.33.
  2. Characteristic wastes, which exhibit one or more of four characteristics defined in 40 CFR Part 261 Subpart C:

The U.S. EPA, responsible for creating requirements that can be used to implement and enforce the RCRA ruling, have made Hazardous Materials regulations which are available through 40 CFR Part 260. These sections explain the regulations for hazardous waste identification, classification, generation, management and disposal.

The U.S. EPA Hazardous Wastes Quick Finder

This online resource provided by the U.S. EPA gives detailed information for Hazardous Waste, how it is classified, and the regulations that govern different types of waste. Within this link there is a definition for solid waste (DSW), types of hazardous waste, how hazardous waste is generated, regulations for the transportation, treatment storage and disposal (TSD) of HAZ-MAT. Also included are information on waste minimization, hazardous waste recycling, corrective action, testing methods, and laws governing international waste.

Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) Resources

Federal Registers


State Regulations of the Hazardous Materials HAZ-MAT Industry

New York State

In New York State, the DEC enforces the U.S. EPA’s federal Hazardous Waste laws and regulations under the RCRA. The NYSDEC is also responsible for permits, compliance inspections, corrective action, ground water protection, hazardous waste annual reports, assessments and fees, financial assurance and NYS’s Manifest Program. The NYSDEC manages the permitting, inspection and compliance of both hazardous waste treatment, storage and disposal facilities (TSDFs), as well as hazardous waste land disposal facility operating permits/post-closure permits.

New Jersey

  • New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP)

The NJDEP enforces the states NJ Solid Waste Management Act by managing the transportation, handling, treatment, storage, and disposal of hazardous waste through their Solid and Hazardous Waste Management Program.

This link connects you to a downloadable .PDF file of the full text of the state legislation which governs hazardous waste.

Contact Us Today for More Information Regarding Our Hazmat Resources

Contact our team today with any questions you have about any of our hazmat resources or about any of our hazmat courses. Register today to earn your certification, available online and off for New York State residents.