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Household Hazardous Waste 8-Hour On-Line Refresher Course

Renew your required household hazardous waste (HHW) refresher training. This on-line course is through KS-TRAIN and is free to Kansas HHW personnel that have taken the 24 hour initial HHW training and need to maintain their certification. On-line training allows you to complete each of the five modules at your convenience. A course completion certificate will be available upon completion of all modules.

The course identification numbers are listd below. The registration code is hhw2015. You must have a KS-TRAIN account before taking the course.
  • HHW Hazardous Materials Classification - 1060883
  • HHW Spill Response - 1060885
  • HHW Inspections - 1060803
HHW Course Instructions |
KS-TRAIN Instructions

For additional information or questions, email Jeff Walker.



PRESENTATIONS


Hazardous Waste Generator Workshops (Basic and Advanced Workshops)


September 2016 - Olathe, Pittsburg, Wichita, Hays, Manhattan, Bonner Springs

Basic Workshop |        Advanced Workshop

September 2014 - Chanute, Wichita, Salina, Kansas City Area, Dodge City

Basic Workshop |        Advanced Workshop |

September 2013 - Junction City, Wichita, Olathe, Hays

Basic Workshop |        Advanced Workshop |

September 2012 - Kansas City area, Wichita, Topeka, Dodge City

Basic Workshop |        Advanced Workshop |

November - December 2010 - Topeka, Kansas City area, Salina, Dodge City, Hays, Pittsburg, Chanute, Wichita

Waste Classifications (Basic)        Hazardous Waste Container Management (Basic)
Compliance & Enforcement (Basic)        Generator Classifications and Requirements (Basic)
New Hazardous Waste Generator Regulations (Advanced)

Kansas City area, Salina, Topeka Chanute, Pittsburg, Wichita, Dodge City, Hays

Waste Classification |        Inspection Candidate |
Container Management |        Generator Classifications and Requirements 2008

November 2006 Topeka, Chanute, Dodge City, Hays, Wichita, Kansas City

Hazardous Waste Management |        What is a Hazardous Waste? |
How Do You Become an Inspection Candidate?


Post-Closure Care Workshops


2015 Post-Closure Care Reduction/Termination Workshop - September 9, 2015, Topeka

Accomplishments since May 7, 2014 Salina Workshop - Carl Burkhead, KDHE
Proposed Modifications to the Closure & PCC Plans for Allen Co Regional Landfill - Carl Burkhead, KDHE
ACRL Plan: A PCC and/or Termination Plan Using the Allen Co Regional Landfill as Prototype Landfill - Carl Burkhead, KDHE
ACRL Report - Carl Burkhead, KDHE
Proposed Allen Co Regional Landfill PCC Reduction and/or Termination Report - Carl Burkhead, KDHE

2014 Post-Closure Care Reduction/Termination Workshop - May 7, 2014 - Salina

Unit Cost Updates for Estimating Closure & Post-Closure Care Costs - Dennis Degner, KDHE
Presentation Outline & Supporting Documents - Carl Burkhead, KDHE
Preparing a PCC Reduction/Termination Plan - Carl Burkhead, KDHE
Developing a Leachate Sampling Plan - Carl Burkhead, KDHE
Developing a Landfill Gas Sampling Plan - Carl Burkhead, KDHE

2014 Post-Closure Care Reduction/Termination Workshop - March 18, 2014 - Topeka

Post Closure Care (PCC) Termination Plans: Principles and Needs (Modified Version) - Carl Burkhead, KDHE
SWPS re: Post Closure Care Reduction/Termination: Accomplishments and Future Plans - Carl Burkhead, KDHE


SWANA/KDHE Solid Waste Management Conference and Operator Training Course


October 5-6, 2016 - Mulvane

Where are we headed with post-closure? - Dennis Degner and Carl Burkhead, KDHE

October 21-22, 2015 - Mayetta

Coordinated Emissions Sampling for PCC Concerns - Carl Burkhead, KDHE, and Bret Clemens, SCS Engineers
Other Presentations

November 19-20, 2014 - Manhattan

General Session
Solid Waste Update |  -  Bill Bider, Director, KDHE/Bureau of Waste Management
SWANA/Kansas Chapter Executive Board Activities Update  -  John Hawk,McPherson Area Solid Waste Utility

MSWLF Track
Compliance and Enforcement - MSW Landfills |  -  Rebecca Wenner, KDHE, Bureau of Waste Management
McPherson Subtitle D Landfill & Baler Facility  -  Mike Tabor, Landfill Manager
PCC Statistics for Leachate Trend Analysis: Kendall's Tau  -  Dr. Carl Burkhead, KDHE, Bureau of Waste Management
Permit Drawings - Are they Noted on the Permit and Current?  -  Sam Sunderraj, KDHE, Bureau of Waste Management
Salina Landfill - Concept to Construction  -  Brett O'Connor, SCS Aquaterrar

Collection/Transfer Track
Curb Side Single Stream |  -  James Cook, McPherson Area Solid Waste Utility
Olathe Trash Day Mobile App  -  Aaron Vader, City of Olathe
Transfer Station Operational Issues  -  Joe Cronin, KDHE, Bureau of Waste Management

SAL & C&D Landfill Track
ABCs & 123s of Day to Day Small Landfill Operations |  -  Larry Jumper, Thomas County
Compliance and enforcement - SAL and C&D Landfills  -  Rebecca Wenner, KDHE, Bureau of Waste Management
How to Succeed - Cheyenne County Landfill from Marginal to Outstanding  -  Dave Fleming & Byron Moberly, Cheyenne County Solid Waste Landfill


November 8, 2012 - Salina

Post Closure Care (PCC) Termination Plans: Principles and Needs - Carl Burkhead, KDHE


WORKS! Conferences


2013 WORKS! Conference - March 26-28, 2013, Manhattan, Kansas

WORKS! 2013 Presentations

2011 WORKS! Conference - March 22-24, 2011, Wichita, Kansas

WORKS! 2011 Presentations

2010 WORKS! Conference - March 23-25, 2010, Junction City, Kansas

WORKS! 2010 Presentations

2009 WORKS! Conference - March 24-26, 2009, Bethany College, Lindsborg, Kansas

WORKS! 2009 Presentations


Other


Financial Assurance Training Workshops - May 7, 2013 - Garden City & May 14, 2013 - Emporia

Presentations
Key Issues in Estimating Closure & Post-Closure Costs (.pdf) - Dennis Degner
Preparing Your Site for Final Cover (.pdf) - Sam Sunderraj
Financial Assurance Methods, Criteria, & Calculating (.pdf) - Brian Busby
Guidance Materials
Permittee Action Guide (.pdf)

Small Arid Landfill Workshop - July 2, 2014 - Garden City

Presentations
Key Issues in Estimating Closure & Post-Closure Costs (.pdf) - Dennis Degner
Preparing Your Site for Final Cover (.pdf) - Sam Sunderraj
Financial Assurance Methods, Criteria, & Calculating (.pdf) - Brian Busby

Guidance Materials
Permittee Action Guide (.pdf)


2009 Kansas Landfill Association Annual Meeting- October 8, 2009, Junction City

Kansas Solid Waste Update - Bill Bider, Director, Bureau of Waste Management
KDHE's Proposed C&D LFG Regulations - Dennis Degner, Chief, Solid Waste PermitsSection, BWM

2008 Kansas Landfill Association Annual Meeting - September 26, 2008, Junction City

KDHE Update on Solid Waste Issues - Bill Bider, Director, Bureau of Waste Management
KDHE's Proposed C&D LF Regulation Changes - Dennis Degner, Chief, Solid Waste Permits Section

2009 Small Arid Landfill Commissioner Meeting (KDHE/KAC) - March 19, 2009, Garden City

Small Arid Landfill Overview - Bill Bider, Director, Bureau of Waste Management
Small Arid Landfill Communications - Dennis Degner, Chief, Solid Waste PermitsSection, BWM
Inspector Observations - Karen Schmidt, KDHE Northwest District Office
Groundwater Monitoring at Small Arid Landfills - Wally Mack, Bureau of Waste Management
Landfill Facility Plot Plan - Part 1 - Sam Sunderraj, Bureau of Waste Management
Landfill Facility Plot Plan - Part 2 - Mike Selm, Bureau of Waste Management
Current Permit Issues and Concerns - Sam Sunderraj, Bureau of Waste Management
Operations at Gove County Landfill - Dwight Tummons, Gove County Landfill Supervisor

2007 Workshops on Contingency Planning for Pre-Selection of Emergency Animal Burial Sites at Confined Animal Feeding Operations - January/February 2007 - Garden City, WaKeeney, Concordia, Hutchinson, Emporia

Protecting Kansas Livestock with the Kansas Plan for Foreign Animal Disease Emergencies - George Teagarden, Livestock Commissioner, Kansas Animal Health Department
Contingency Planning - Ken Powell, KDHE, Bureau of Waste Management
Hydrogeologic Considerations - John Monroe, KDHE, Bureau of Waste Management
Choosing & Evaluating Emergency Animal Burial Sites - Dennis Degner, KDHE, Bureau of Waste Management