Notice of a a free November 17, 2011 NJDEP seminar regarding regulated medical and pharmaceutical waste was recently announced by NJDEP. The information below provides the NJDEP announcement.
Regulated Medical Waste and Hazardous Pharmaceutical Waste. The seminar will be held on November 17, 2011 from 8:00 a.m. through 4:30 p.m. at the New Jersey Forensic Science Technology Center (1200 Negron Drive in Hamilton, NJ). Registration will start at 8:00 a.m., and the seminar will begin promptly at 8:45 a.m. Directions to the facility are available at:
This seminar will provide a thorough overview of both Regulated Medical Waste (RMW) and Hazardous (RCRA) Pharmaceutical Waste regulations. Commercial and Non-Commercial Medical Waste Facilities, Generators, Transporters, Destination and Destruction Facilities, Laboratories, Transfer and Treatment Facilities will benefit from attending this seminar. Any facility that also generates RCRA Pharmaceutical Waste should find the seminar helpful.
We have tentatively decided on the following agenda for this seminar:
“Welcome/Update on DEP Transformation & Stewardship” – DEP Speaker TBD “Regulated Medical Waste – Rules, Registration & Reports” – DEP Speaker TBD “Regulated Medical Waste – Best Management Practices” – Consultant/Transporter “Regulated Medical Waste – An Inspectors Viewpoint” – DEP Speaker TBD Q&A – Panel TBD
Lunch – On your own
“Is My Regulated Medical Waste also a RCRA Hazardous Waste?” – DEP Speaker TBD “RCRA Pharmaceutical Waste – An Inspectors Viewpoint” – DEP Speaker TBD “RCRA Pharmaceutical Waste – Best Management Practices” – Consultant/Transporter Q&A – Panel TBD
Seating is limited, so sign-up now! To register complete and submit the registration questionnaire found at:
http://www.state.nj.us/dep/enforcement/hw_seminar.html. You are welcome to bring other individuals from your business or organization, but please complete a registration questionnaire for them as well.
It will be worthwhile for you to send at least one employee to this seminar. The person you send will be provided with loads of information that they can bring back and teach to the rest of your employees
We hope to see you there. If you have any questions or need further information please call or send an email.
Bret Reburn, Principal Environmental Specialist Department of Environmental Protection Hazardous Waste Compliance & Enforcement
Telephone: (609) 292-3949
Fax: (609) 292-3970