The Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA), sometimes known as the Superfund Law, was enacted by Congress on December 11, 1980. By imposing a levy on the chemical and petroleum industries, this law gave the federal government extensive authority to respond immediately to discharges or threatened releases of hazardous substances that could be harmful to human health or the environment.
The Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980 (CERCLA):
Two types of response actions were authorized by the law:
This training program gives a detailed insight into CERCLA regulations by training participants on essential aspects of the law through a comprehensive module-based course.
The goal of the course is to focus on professional development of trainees on a variety of issues in both the areas of solid and hazardous waste as well as emergency and remedial response to improve job performance.
training requirements of 29 CFR 1910.120(e)(3)(i) defined by Federal OSHA HAZWOPER for general industry.
training requirements of 29 CFR 1926.65(e)(3)(i) defined by Federal OSHA HAZWOPER for construction sector.
HAZWOPER training requirements for EPA and State OSHA guidelines.
The training applies to every OSHA employee, who intends to address emergencies disturbing the
sustained operations of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration office. This includes
employees handling hazardous waste material.
At the completion of this course, students will learn:
Basics of Superfund
Technologies for Field-Based Site Characterization
Detailed Site Characterization of Ground Water
Hazard Ranking System
Responsibilities of On-Scene Coordinator
Initial Evaluation and Inspection of Site
Repairing the Damage and Taking Corrective Measures
Remedial and Removal Process
Disposal Method for Corrective-Project Managers
Treatment, Transportation, and Disposal of Waste
Quiz will be held at the end of each module to comprehend the knowledge of students about that
module and its relevant aspects. It is mandatory to pass all quizzes to be able to take final