UNIVERSITY OF ALASKA FAIRBANKS

EQE 649 Hazardous and Toxic Waste Management Fall 2013

COURSE OUTLINE

 

Module 1, Closes Monday, September 16
Introduction; Basic Hazard Concepts, Toxicology and Industrial Safety Concepts.

Module 2, Closes Monday, September 23
Overview of Laws and Regulations, Chapter 1

Module 3, Closes Monday, September 30
Hazardous material or waste? Introduction to RCRA, Chapter 3;
Preliminary Paper Topics due
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Module 4, Closes Monday, October 7
Exposure and Workplace Monitoring Chapters 4 and 5.

Module 5, Closes Monday, October 14
Personal protective equipment, Chapter 6; Safety, Chapter 7;
Paper Outline due.

Module 6, Closes Monday, October 21
Radiation, Chapter 8; Tank systems, Chapter 11

Module 7, Closes Monday, October 28
More RCRA: Administrative requirements, Chapter 9; Transportation, Chapter 10

Module 8, Closes Monday, November 4
Introduction to Risk Assessment and Ecological Risk Assessment

Module 9, Closes Monday, November 11
Risk Communications and Public Involvement; Emergency Planning and Response, Chapter 19

Module 10, Closes Monday, November 18
Waste Treatment, Chapter 12

Module 11, Closes Monday, November 25
Groundwater and Soils, Chapter 13

Module 12, Closes Monday, December 2
Water Quality, Chapter 14; Air Quality, Chapter 15; Process Safety Management, Chapter 18

Module 13, Closes Monday, December 9
Environmental Site Assessments; Facility Environmental Assessments Chapter 16;
Papers Due

Module 14 Closes Monday, December 16
Pollution Prevention, Chapter 17; Voluntary Standards, ISO 14000, Chapter 2