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FREE Hazardous Waste Generator Workshops - 2018

The 2018 Hazardous Waste Generator Workshops will be held on the following dates and locations..

  • August 7, 2018
    Wichita Marriott Hotel - 9100 E. Corporate Hills Drive, Wichita KS 67207
    September 06, 2018
    Sunset Drive Office Bldg - 11811 S. Sunset Drive, Olathe, KS 66061
    September 11, 2018
    The Water Center - 101 E Pawnee St, Wichita KS 67211
    September 13, 2018
    KS Highway Patrol - 821 Frontier Rd, Hays, KS 67601
    September 18, 2018
    KS Highway Patrol - 2025 E Iron Ave, Salina, KS 67401
    September 20, 2018
    The Water Center - 101 E Pawnee St, Wichita KS 67211
    September 25, 2018
    Chanute Recreation Center - 400 S Highland Ave, Chanute, KS 67720
    September 27, 2018
    Parks & Recreation Dept - 205 E Second St, Bonner Springs, KS 66012

The current hazardous waste regulations went into effect on April 29, 2011.

The basic workshop (offered in the morning 9:00 - 12:00 am) is designed as an introductory course in Kansas HW Regulations (RCRA) including:
Waste Determinations - Container Management - Generator Classifications
Emergency Preparedness and Training Requirements - What to Expect during an Inspection

The advanced workshop (offered in the afternoons 1:00 - 4:00 pm) will provide a more detailed look at the following (plus additional advanced topics):
e-Manifesting Update - EPA Regulation Updates (Generator Improvements Rule) - Solvent-Contaminated Wipes Rule
K, U, and P-Listings - F-Listings

Additional advanced topics (time permitting):
Used Oil Requirements - Used Antifreeze - Aerosol Cans - e-Waste
Universal Waste - Outreach - Compliance Training Manual

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  • 2018 Hazardous Waste Generator Workshop Presentations



    2018 Household Hazardous Waste 24-Hour Training

    CANCELLED

    September 11-13, 2018 -Junction City, KS - Barton County CC Grandview Plaza Campus

    The training registration fee will be paid for by KDHE Bureau of Waste Management. Registrants will be responsible for travel expenses.
    The training will be from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. There will be a minimum of 18 participants

    • The following topics are covered in the 2018 HHW training:
      • Globally Harmonized System (GHS)
      • Personal Protection Equipment
      • HHW handlingprocedures and labeling
      • Chemical identification
    For additional information or questions, email Jeff Walker.




    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 number is 1069056. The registration code is HHW2017. You must have a KS-TRAIN account before taking the course.
    • The following topics are covered in the 2017 HHW refresher training
      • Globally Harmonized System (GHS)
      • Safety
      • Pesticides
    For additional information or questions, email Jeff Walker.



    PRESENTATIONS


    Hazardous Waste Generator Workshops (Basic and Advanced Workshops)


    September 2017 - Olathe, Dodge City, Wichita, Independence, Beloit

    Basic Workshop September 2017 |        Advanced Workshop September 2017

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

    Basic Workshop September 2016 |        Advanced Workshop September 2016

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

    Basic Workshop September 2014 |        Advanced Workshop September 2014 |

    September 2013 - Junction City, Wichita, Olathe, Hays

    Basic Workshop September 2013 |        Advanced Workshop September 2013 |

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

    Basic Workshop September 2012 |        Advanced Workshop September 2012 |

    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?


    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




    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