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Hazardous (and Universal) Waste Management

Course Number: 499


Non-hazardous and hazardous solid wastes are regulated under the federal RCRA. The RCRA gives the federal EPA and its counterpart state agencies the responsible for developing and enforcing rules for solid waste management. These rules require all businesses, including oral healthcare facilities, to determine if they generate hazardous waste. Dental offices that generated hazardous wastes must comply with regulations related to managing and disposing such wastes.