Hazardous Waste Management Training | Gauteng

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 to Thursday, October 26, 2017

Region: Springs, Gauteng


IWMSA Members: R 3,250.00 (Incl. VAT)

IWMSA Non-Members: R 3,820.00 (Incl. VAT)

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Cancellation policy for training and events:
Please note no refunds will be given within the two weeks preceding the course. Your options in the instance of a cancellation are:

  • you can send someone to attend in your place, or 
  • you can attend the next training

More information:

The Institute of Waste Management of Southern Africa's (IWMSA) Central Branch looks forward to hosting a two and a half day Hazardous Waste Management Training from 24 to 26 October 2017 at the Riverside Country Estate, Springs, Gauteng.

Please join us for this IWMSA recognised training course. The training programme includes the Waste Classification and Management Regulations. The course also includes a written knowledge test. The improved learner manual allows for more interactive sessions to determine if the candidates understand the contents of the material.

Outline of the course

The course is developed in line with the Waste Classification and Management Regulations, 2013 and NEM Waste Management Act, 2008.

The course is IWMSA recognised and is lectured by facilitators with years of experience in the hazardous waste field and provides comprehensive coverage of hazardous waste management. The course is lectured with exercises and culminates in a written examination. 

Aim of the course

The aim of the course is to introduce delegates to the broader aspects of Hazardous Waste Management and to better equip them to deal with hazardous waste generated in the industrial environment.

What topics will be covered?

The topics to be covered during the session include:

  • Waste definitions.
  • Properties of hazardous waste.
  • Waste risk assessments, sampling and analysis.
  • Hazardous waste handling and storage.
  • Transportation of Dangerous Goods.
  • The South African Waste Classification & Management Regulations.
  • SANS 10234: Globally Harmonised System for the Classification & Labelling of Chemicals.
  • Determining waste minimisation, reuse, recycling, treatment and/or disposal requirements.

Pre-requisites for the course

It is advisable that learners:

  • Have a Matric Certificate.
  • Can speak, read, write in English to NQF 4 level.

Benefits of attending

The topics presented will provide municipalities and companies with the necessary knowledge and information to successfully manage hazardous waste. In addition, delegates will have access to specialists within their respective disciplines.

The Hazardous Waste Training Programme will be beneficial to:

  • Waste Management Officers
  • Environmental consultants
  • Waste contractors
  • Landfill operators/supervisors
  • Laboratory technicians
  • Consultants’ delisting waste
Riverside Country Estate, Springs