Evaluating the quality and effectiveness of hazardous waste training programs

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An installation`s compliance with Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) hazardous waste regulations is strongly dependent on the knowledge, skill, and behavior of all individuals involved in the generation and management of hazardous waste. Recognizing this, Headquarters Air Force Materiel Command (HQ/AFMC) determined that an in-depth evaluation of hazardous waste training programs at each AFMC installation was an appropriate element in assessing the overall effectiveness of installation hazardous waste management programs in preventing noncompliant conditions. Consequently, pursuant to its authority under Air Force Instruction (AFI) 32-7042, Solid and Hazardous Waste Compliance (May 12, 1994) to support and maintain hazardous waste ... continued below

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Kolpa, R.L.; Haffenden, R.A. & Weaver, M.A. May 1, 1996.

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An installation`s compliance with Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) hazardous waste regulations is strongly dependent on the knowledge, skill, and behavior of all individuals involved in the generation and management of hazardous waste. Recognizing this, Headquarters Air Force Materiel Command (HQ/AFMC) determined that an in-depth evaluation of hazardous waste training programs at each AFMC installation was an appropriate element in assessing the overall effectiveness of installation hazardous waste management programs in preventing noncompliant conditions. Consequently, pursuant to its authority under Air Force Instruction (AFI) 32-7042, Solid and Hazardous Waste Compliance (May 12, 1994) to support and maintain hazardous waste training, HQ/AFMC directed Argonne National Laboratory to undertake the Hazardous Waste Training Initiative. This paper summarizes the methodology employed in performing the evaluation and presents the initiative`s salient conclusions.

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  • Air and Waste Management (AWM) annual meeting, Nashville, TN (United States), 23-28 Jun 1996

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  • Other: DE96010771
  • Report No.: ANL/ER/CP--87749
  • Report No.: CONF-9606125--7
  • Grant Number: W-31109-ENG-38
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 231949
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc664605

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Kolpa, R.L.; Haffenden, R.A. & Weaver, M.A. Evaluating the quality and effectiveness of hazardous waste training programs, article, May 1, 1996; Illinois. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc664605/: accessed October 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.