Hazardous Waste Management and Disposal Course

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We are proud to offer this course in a variety of training formats to suit your needs. We use the highest quality learning facilities to make sure your experience is as comfortable as possible. Our face to face calendar allows you to choose any classroom course of your choice to be delivered at any venue of your choice - offering you the ultimate in convenience and value for money.

July 2024

Code Date Duration Location Fee Action
HMD030 22 Jul 2024 - 26 Jul 2024 5 days Kampala, Uganda $1,900 Register
HMD030 22 Jul 2024 - 26 Jul 2024 5 days Accra, Ghana $2,400 Register
HMD030 29 Jul 2024 - 2 Aug 2024 5 days Pretoria, South Africa $2,400 Register
HMD030 29 Jul 2024 - 2 Aug 2024 5 days Nakuru, Kenya KES 84,000 | $1,100 Register
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July 2024

22 Jul - 26 Jul
5 days
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22 Jul - 26 Jul
5 days
- | $2,400
29 Jul - 2 Aug
5 days
- | $2,400
29 Jul - 2 Aug
5 days
KES 84,000 | $1,100
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Some of the leading causes of environmental contamination are improper storage of hazardous chemical, incompatible inspection of certain containment having hazardous materials. Contamination can occur in any form such as land, pollution, air, water, food, molds, radioactive, odor, vibration, construction etc. and improper usage of these containments will result serious health issues and pollution.


5 Days

Who should attend

  • Environmental professionals
  • Health and safety professionals
  • Laboratory technicians
  • Technical assistants
  • Emergency personnel
  • Staff involved in the management of hazardous wastes
  • Staff accountable for contamination issues
  • Staff willing to minimize liability and risk appearing from polluting events

Course Level:

Course Objectives

  • Acquire knowledge about the ways of prioritizing contamination problems in dealing with waste management and contamination issues
  • Acquire knowledge about the related environmental treaties dealing with pollution and contamination
  • Acquire understanding about contamination types and identify which ones are more applicable to your organization
  • Acknowledge and discuss the methodologies for the cleanup of surface and ground water, contaminated soil, construction and radioactive materials and air pollution.
  • Demonstrate and highlight the close relationship between environment and health affected directly by contamination

Course Outline

Module I

  • Introduction to Hazardous Wastes and history of contamination
  • Contamination: Introduction and effects
  • Types of Contamination: An overview
  • Overview of Global Environmental issues related to Contamination
  • Introduction: International Environmental Treaties and Guidelines related to Contamination
  • The Role of the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP),and the toxic 12 chemicals
  • Significance of environmental law
  • Hazardous Wastes & Non-Hazardous Wastes: Definition
  • The concept of Connecting the dots between Contamination and Hazardous Wastes

Module II

  • Hazardous Wastes and contamination management
  • Description: The relationship between Occupational Health & Safety and contamination
  • The significance of documentation in Hazardous Waste Management
  • Hazardous Waste Regulations and the need for harmonization
  • Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS): The purpose
  • Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS): The purpose
  • The reason: Why a Globally Harmonized System (GHS) is essential for WHMIS and MSDS?
  • Carrying out a Contamination Audit: Description
  • Waste Disposal Site management
  • Class Assignment

Module III

  • Pollution Prevention and contamination: Overview
  • Sources of pollution, techniques and technologies to minimize them: Discussions on contamination sources from the contamination audit

Module IV

  • Refining & Transportation – Exploration and production
  • Description: Oil Spills with special reference to the April 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil slick occurrence
  • Understanding Modern Tanker design to reduce the occurrence of a major oil spill
  • Overview of Other oil related sources of pollution
  • Overview of the third world countries concerning pollution issues: The common thread
  • Limitations and concepts of zero liquid discharge (ZLD) and zero waste (ZW)
  • The Bird Problem: Overview
  • Class Assignment

Module V

  • Description: Continuation of Pollution Prevention Planning, Contamination and Contingency Planning for Major Incidents
  • Life Cycle Management of all materials: Description
  • The concept of The 5R’s- Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Recover and Rethink
  • Proper Storage of Hazardous Materials: Detailed requirements
  • Significance of On-going Training
  • Significance of regular reviews of Emergency plans
  • Description: Updated information on ISO 14001, 18001 and 9001
  • Environmental Audits: Types
  • Some major preventable accidents: Discussion

Module VI

  • Management and Prevention of Contamination and Hazardous Wastes: Review
  • HAZID (HAZard IDentification): Introduction and Overview
  • HAZOP (HAZard & OPerability): Introduction and Overview
  • Understanding Environmental Ethics
  • The significance of Climate Change and its update for the Gulf Coast Countries
  • Summary

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Course Administration Details:


The instructor led trainings are delivered using a blended learning approach and comprise of presentations, guided sessions of practical exercise, web-based tutorials and group work. Our facilitators are seasoned industry experts with years of experience, working as professional and trainers in these fields.

All facilitation and course materials will be offered in English. The participants should be reasonably proficient in English.


Upon successful completion of this training, participants will be issued with an Indepth Research Institute (IRES) certificate certified by the National Industrial Training Authority (NITA).


The training will be held at IRES Training Centre. The course fee covers the course tuition, training materials, two break refreshments and lunch.

All participants will additionally cater for their, travel expenses, visa application, insurance, and other personal expenses.


Accommodation and airport pickup are arranged upon request. For reservations contact the Training Officer.

Email:[email protected]/[email protected]

Mob: +254 715 077 817/+250789621067


This training can also be customized to suit the needs of your institution upon request. You can have it delivered in our IRES Training Centre or at a convenient location.

For further inquiries, please contact us on Tel: +254 715 077 817/+250789621067

Mob: +254 792516000+254 792516010 , +250 789621067 ,or mail [email protected]/[email protected]


Payment should be transferred to IRES account through bank on or before start of the course.

Send proof of payment to [email protected]/[email protected]

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