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Universal Waste - 2111517


This course discusses the four types of universal waste as defined by the EPA: burnt out light bulbs, dead batteries, expired pesticides and used mercury containing devices (thermostats, barometers, etc.).

Employees learn the methods and practices for handling universal waste, while developing an understanding of the effects universal waste can have on the environment and on our health.


All workers

Time Required

13 to 19 minutes

Topics Covered
  • Introduction
  • What Are Universal Wastes?
  • How Must Universal Wastes Be Handled?
  • Emergency Preparedness
  • How Are Universal Wastes Recycled?
  • Conclusion
Last edited by: schnettler 12/07/2017