Off Site Shipments of Hazardous Waste

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A presentation I gave at the 2012 Iowa-Illinois Safety Council Professional Development Conference. It contains an introduction to the two regulatory agencies (EPA & DOT), an overview of on-site management requirements, and an explanation of the the EPA & DOT regulations pertaining to the off site shipment of hazardous waste.

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  • Shipping papers provide a detailed explanation of the material being shipped, its Shipping Description .
  • Off Site Shipments of Hazardous Waste

    1. 1. Off-Site Transportation of Hazardous Waste @DanielsTraining 1 OFF-SITE TRANSPORTATION OF HAZARDOUS WASTE The applicable regulatory requirements of the US DOT, US EPA, Iowa DNR, and Illinois EPA. And ten (10) things to ensure compliance you must do today.
    2. 2. Off-Site Transportation of Hazardous Waste @DanielsTraining 2PRESENTED BY: Daniels Training Services 815.821.1550 www.DanielsTraining.com Info@DanielsTraining.com A different kind of training.
    3. 3. Off-Site Transportation of Hazardous Waste @DanielsTraining 3Two Agencies That Regulate theTransportation of Hazardous Waste
    4. 4. Off-Site Transportation of Hazardous Waste @DanielsTraining 4Hazardous Waste Regulations Iowa: Illinois: US EPA Region VII IEPA
    5. 5. Off-Site Transportation of Hazardous Waste @DanielsTraining 5Interstate & Intrastate TransportationRegulations Iowa Illinois
    6. 6. Off-Site Transportation of Hazardous Waste @DanielsTraining 6More About… US Department of US Environmental Transportation Protection Agency• Regulates the • Regulates hazardous transportation of waste from Cradle to hazardous materials Grave. in commerce. • Cradle = Point of• Hazardous material = generation. HazMat = hazardous • to = Transportation. waste from most • Grave = Final hazardous waste treatment and generators. disposal.
    7. 7. Off-Site Transportation of Hazardous Waste @DanielsTraining 7“Most hazardous waste generators…?”• US DOT defines a hazardous waste @ 49 CFR 171.8 as any material that requires a manifest.• A Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generator (CESQG) is not required to use the Uniform Hazardous Waste Manifest.• Therefore the hazardous waste generated by a CESQG is not a hazardous waste per the US DOT.• It may still be a hazardous material based on its potential hazards.
    8. 8. Off-Site Transportation of Hazardous Waste @DanielsTraining 8What is Your Hazardous WasteGenerator Status?• Large Quantity • Take the survey, or Generator. review the…• Small Quantity • Hazardous Waste Generator. Generator Summary• Conditionally Exempt Chart. Small Quantity Generator.
    9. 9. Off-Site Transportation of Hazardous Waste @DanielsTraining 91. Identify Your HazardousWaste Generator Status.
    10. 10. Off-Site Transportation of Hazardous Waste @DanielsTraining 10 On-Site Storage Requirements • Container in good condition. • Container compatible with waste. • Separate incompatible materials. • No waste on outside of container. • Closed except when adding or removing waste. • Weekly inspections.
    11. 11. Off-Site Transportation of Hazardous Waste @DanielsTraining 11 On-Site Labeling Requirements• “Hazardous Waste” while on-site.• Date of accumulation at 1st point hazardous waste goes in drum. 4/26/12 • Unless satellite accumulation area.
    12. 12. Off-Site Transportation of Hazardous Waste @DanielsTraining 122. Comply with US EPARegulations for On-SiteStorage of HazardousWaste.
    13. 13. Off-Site Transportation of Hazardous Waste @DanielsTraining 13 Off-Site Shipment Requirements: • Container must meet US EPA and US DOT requirements prior to off- site shipment. 1. Closed and sealed. 2. Labeled & marked. 3. Clean and in good condition. 4. UN performance oriented packaging.
    14. 14. Off-Site Transportation of Hazardous Waste @DanielsTraining 14Container Closure Requirements of DOT• US EPA regulations reference US DOT for packaging closure.• US DOT requires shipper to… 1. Apply closure consistent with manufacturer‟s closure instructions. 2. Maintain copy of manufacturer‟s notification and closure instructions unless permanently affixed to packaging.
    15. 15. Off-Site Transportation of Hazardous Waste @DanielsTraining 153. Obtain and MaintainContainer ManufacturerNotification and ClosureInstructions.
    16. 16. Off-Site Transportation of Hazardous Waste @DanielsTraining 16 The Hazardous Waste Label • The hazardous waste label fulfills US EPA requirements and the XYZ, LLC 234 Happy Lane marking requirements of Freeport, IL 61032 DOT. Paint Related Material, UN1 263
    17. 17. Off-Site Transportation of Hazardous Waste @DanielsTraining 17 More on the Hazardous Waste Label • “Hazardous Waste.” • “Federal Law Prohibits…” • Generators name and address. • Generator‟s EPA ID #. 4/26/12 • Manifest tracking number. • DOT Shipping information.
    18. 18. Off-Site Transportation of Hazardous Waste @DanielsTraining 18HazMat Labels for Hazardous Waste • Label must be near proper shipping name marking. • If more than 1 label, must be within 6” of each other. • Refer to DOT Chart 14 for more information about markings and labels.
    19. 19. Off-Site Transportation of Hazardous Waste @DanielsTraining 19 Condition of the Container • Container in good condition. • No waste on outside of container. • Container compatible with waste. • Separate incompatible materials.
    20. 20. Off-Site Transportation of Hazardous Waste @DanielsTraining 204. Ensure Container inProper Condition forTransportation.
    21. 21. @DanielsTraining 21UN Performance Oriented Packaging• A packaging construction system based on UN recommendations for non-bulk packages.• Packages/containers must have some form of this certification for use with hazardous waste.• Guide to Performance Packaging Codes.
    22. 22. Off-Site Transportation of Hazardous Waste @DanielsTraining 225. Use the Correct UNPerformance OrientedPackaging for YourHazardous Waste.
    23. 23. Off-Site Transportation of Hazardous Waste @DanielsTraining 23The Uniform Hazardous Waste Manifest • Required by both US EPA & US DOT. • Tracks HW from generator‟s site to final disposal. • “Uniform” since 9.5.06. • Required for PCB‟s since 1989.
    24. 24. Off-Site Transportation of Hazardous Waste @DanielsTraining 24The Manifest in Illinois • Required for Special Waste & Used Oil. • Must mail a copy of the manifest to IEPA within 48 hours of signing for hazardous waste. • Non-Haz/Special Waste Report for out- of-state shipments.
    25. 25. Off-Site Transportation of Hazardous Waste @DanielsTraining 256. Comply with StateSpecific Requirements.
    26. 26. Off-Site Transportation of Hazardous Waste @DanielsTraining 26 Information for the Manifest• Generator name, address, phone #, US EPA ID #.• Transporter name & US EPA ID #.• Designated facility name, address, phone #, US EPA ID #.• US DOT Proper Shipping Description.• Hazardous waste codes, up to six (6).• Emergency response information.• Emergency response phone #.• US EPA website: Manifests for more information.
    27. 27. Off-Site Transportation of Hazardous Waste @DanielsTraining 27 The Proper Shipping Description• Basic description – in order: 1. Identification number UN 1263 2. Proper shipping name Paint Related Material 3. Hazard class 3 4. Packing group II• Additional description.• Total quantity.• Number and type of packaging used.
    28. 28. @DanielsTraining 28 The Basic Description• Information can be found in the Hazardous Materials Table @ 49 CFR 172.101.• Add “Waste” to the beginning of the proper shipping name if shipping hazardous waste.
    29. 29. Off-Site Transportation of Hazardous Waste @DanielsTraining 29 What is Emergency Information?Emergency Response Emergency Response Information Telephone Number• Purpose is to provide • Purpose is to provide information so 1st responders with carriers and 1st „immediate access‟ to responders may a person respond to hazardous knowledgeable about material incidents in the hazards and transportation. characteristics of the hazardous material in transportation.
    30. 30. Off-Site Transportation of Hazardous Waste @DanielsTraining 30 What is Emergency Information?Emergency Response Emergency Response Information Telephone Number 815.222.3434
    31. 31. Off-Site Transportation of Hazardous Waste @DanielsTraining 317a. Ensure the driver hasthe emergency responseinformation.7b. Confirm the EmergencyResponse TelephoneNumber is Correct.
    32. 32. Off-Site Transportation of Hazardous Waste @DanielsTraining 32 Signatures on the Manifest1. Generator/Offeror.2. Transporter 1.1 copy left withGenerator/Offeror.Remaining copies gowith transporter 1.3. Transporter 2 (if necessary).4. Designated facility.Copy returned toGenerator.
    33. 33. Off-Site Transportation of Hazardous Waste @DanielsTraining 33You and the Shipper‟s Certification• Doesn’t have to be authorized representative of generator, can be… • Employee, vendor, etc. • Should have “direct knowledge” of the information on the manifest.• Shipment must comply with all regulations. „Best effort‟ is not enough.• EPA did not intend to impose personal liability on the person signing the manifest.
    34. 34. Off-Site Transportation of Hazardous Waste @DanielsTraining 34 The Shipper‟s Certification on the Uniform Hazardous Waste Manifest“I hereby declare that the contents of thisconsignment are fully and accuratelydescribed above by the proper shippingname, and areclassified, packaged, marked andlabeled/placarded, and are in all respectsin proper condition for transport accordingto applicable international and nationalgovernmental regulations.”
    35. 35. Off-Site Transportation of Hazardous Waste @DanielsTraining 35 The Waste Minimization Certification Large Quantity Generator Small Quantity Generator 40 CFR 262.27(a) 40 CFR 262.27(b)“I am a large quantity “I am a small quantitygenerator. I have a generator. I haveprogram in place to reduce made a good faiththe volume and toxicity of effort to minimize mywaste generated to the waste generation anddegree I have determinedto be economically select the best wastepracticable and I have management methodselected the practicable that is available to memethod of and that I can afford.”treatment, storage, ordisposal…”
    36. 36. Off-Site Transportation of Hazardous Waste @DanielsTraining 367. Comply With 40 CFR262.27(a) or (b) asApplicable.
    37. 37. Off-Site Transportation of Hazardous Waste @DanielsTraining 37 Generator Notification Requirements • Contact primary transporter or TSDF to determine status of hazardous waste if no signed copy of HW manifest w/i 35 days of signing. • Submit Exception Report to State or Regional EPA if no signed copy of HW manifest w/i 45 days for LQG or 60 days for SQG.
    38. 38. Off-Site Transportation of Hazardous Waste @DanielsTraining 388. Set a Reminder toContact Your Transporteror TSDF Within 30 Days ofSigning the Manifest.
    39. 39. Off-Site Transportation of Hazardous Waste @DanielsTraining 39Land Disposal Restrictions• Applies to LQG & SQG hazardous waste only.• Established treatment standards for some hazardous waste prior to land disposal.
    40. 40. Off-Site Transportation of Hazardous Waste @DanielsTraining 40Generator Responsibility for the LDR:• Determine applicable LDR‟s - if any - for their hazardous waste. This can be done by… • Testing. • Generator knowledge.• Provide signed LDR, or certification it is not necessary, to TSDF with initial shipment of waste. • Signed by authorized representative.• Maintain signed copy of LDR.• Update only if changes to waste.
    41. 41. Off-Site Transportation of Hazardous Waste @DanielsTraining 419. Confirm Submittal ofLDR to TSDF and MaintainCopy for File.
    42. 42. Off-Site Transportation of Hazardous Waste @DanielsTraining 42 Treatment Storage & Disposal Facilities• Remember generator‟s „Cradle to Grave‟ responsibility.• Limit number of TSDF‟s = limited liability.• Keep records (manifests, etc.) of all waste shipments for lifetime of facility. • Regulatory retention period is three (3) years.• Audit TSDF‟s.
    43. 43. Off-Site Transportation of Hazardous Waste @DanielsTraining 4310. Create an AuditSchedule for all TSDF‟s(not just hazardous waste).
    44. 44. Off-Site Transportation of Hazardous Waste @DanielsTraining 44For More Information Illinois Iowa• How do I manage my • US EPA: Hazardous Hazardous Waste? Waste Generators.• How do I manage used • US EPA: Hazardous rags/absorbants? Waste Manifests.• IEPA Small Business Hotline.
    45. 45. Off-Site Transportation of Hazardous Waste @DanielsTraining 45This Anyconcludes my Questions?presentation:TheRegulatoryRequirementsfor Off-SiteShipments ofHazardousWaste.Contact me to Daniels Training Services 815.821.1550learn more. www.DanielsTraining.com Info@DanielsTraining.com

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