The Toxic Substances Control Act of 1976 (TSCA) authorizes EPA to necessitate reporting, record-keeping and testing requirements, as well as restrictions concerning chemical substances and/or their mixtures. Certain matters are commonly omitted from TSCA, including drugs, food, cosmetics and pesticides among others.
The aim of this course is to introduce students to the regulatory aspects of TSCA for the safe handling of hazardous chemicals.
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 be able to learn:
Specific features of the TSCA
History of the TSCA
Impact of TSCA on Water & Wastewater Utilities
Impact of TSCA on Industrial Facilities & Manufacturers
PCBs, Asbestos & Radon
Major TSCA Milestones
Subject Items of the TSCA
The Significance of the TSCA
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