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Hazardous Waste Generators: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), 42 USC 6922 with regulations at 40 CFR 260 to 265 and Appendices

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Hazardous Materials Transportation Act (HMTA), 49 USC 5101 to 5128 and regulations at 49 CFR 105 to 180

Definitions: 40 CFR 260.10

Counting hazardous waste: 40 CFR 262.10(b) and 40 CFR 261.5

Requirements for conditionally exempt small quantity generators (CESQGs): 40 CFR 261.5

Large quantity generator responsibilities:

Hazardous waste determination: 40 CFR 262.11

Notification and EPA ID numbers: 40 CFR 262.12

On-site accumulation standards: 40 CFR 262.34

Air emissions standards: 40 CFR 265 Subparts AA, BB, and CC

Pretransport requirements: 40 CFR 262.30 to 262.34

Off-site shipments: 40 CFR 262.34

Tracking off-site shipments: 40 CFR 262.20 to 262.27

Recordkeeping: 40 CFR 262.40 to 262.44

Contingency plan: 40 CFR 262.34(a)(4) and 40 CFR 265.50 to 265.56

Training: 40 CFR 262.34(a)(4) and 40 CFR 265.16

Land disposal restrictions: 40 CFR 268

Closure requirements: 40 CFR 262.34(a)(1)

Preparedness and prevention procedures: 40 CFR 262.34(a)(4), 40 CFR 262.34(d)(4),and 40 CFR 265.30 to 265.37

Small quantity generator responsibilities: 40 CFR 262.34(d)(5)

Emergency Planning and Community Right to Know Act (EPCRA) REQUIREMENTS FOR GENERATORS: 40 CFR 350 TO 372

U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) requirements for generators:

DOT registration: 49 CFR 171.8 and 49 CFR 107.601 to 107.620

DOT (Hazmat) training: 49 CFR 171.1, 49 CFR 171.8, 49n CFR 172.702, and 49 CFR 172.704

Security plan: 49 CFR 172.800 to 172.804

Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) requirements for generators:

Personal protective equipment (PPE): 49 CFR 1910.132

Hazard communication standard: 49 CFR 1910.1200

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