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Start Date : 11 Nov,2024
End Date   : 15 Nov,2024
Duration    : 5 Days
Price          : $ 4,950 ( SAR 18,562.50 )



This course will give details on various types of contaminants and the new frontiers in eliminating or minimizing these contaminants, the use of effective non-hazardous products in your company, and also environmentally acceptable methods of disposal for both hazardous and non-hazardous wastes 


Course Objectives: 

At the end of this course the participants will be able to: 

  • Learn about the various types of contamination and which ones are more applicable to your company 

  • Encourage and facilitate dialogue with like-minded individuals on specific contamination issues of concern in their organizations and the opportunity to develop regional networks to address common concerns 

  • Learn about the relevant environmental treaties dealing with contamination and pollution 

  • Learn how to prioritize contamination problems in dealing with contamination and waste management issues in a logical sequence. 

  • Show and emphasize the close relationship between human health and the environment that’s been directly affected by contamination 

  • Study the current methodologies for the cleanup of contaminated soil, ground and surface water, air pollution, construction materials, and radioactive materials 


Course Content: 

1. Brief History of Contamination and Introduction to Hazardous Wastes: 

  • What is contamination and how does it affect us? 

  • Detailed look at all the various types of contamination 

  • Global Environmental issues related to contamination 

  • International Environmental Treaties and Guidelines related to Contamination 

  • The toxic 12 Chemicals and the role of the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) 

  • The current watch list for chemicals that soon may be added to the toxic 12 

  • Environmental Law and its significance 

  • Definition of hazardous Wastes & Non -Hazardous Wastes 

  • Connecting the dots between Contamination and Hazardous Wastes 


    2. Management of Contamination and Hazardous Wastes: 

    • The relationship between Contamination and Occupational Health & Safety 

    • The importance of documentation in Hazardous Waste Management 

    • Some typical Hazardous Waste Regulations and the need for harmonization 

    • The purpose of a Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) 

    • The purpose of a Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) 

    • Why a Globally Harmonized System (GHS) is essential for WHMIS and MSDS 

    • Carrying out a Contamination Audit 

    • Managing a Waste Disposal Site 


    3. Contamination and Pollution Prevention: 

    • Exploration & Production- Refining & Transportation 

    • Modern Tanker design to minimize the occurrence of a major oil spill 

    • Other oil-related sources of pollution 

    • The common thread amongst many third world countries concerning pollution issues 

    • The current concepts of Zero Waste (ZW) and Zero Liquid Discharge (ZLD) and their limitations 

    • The Bird Problem- Pollution from bird droppings and dead birds and the latest available technologies to control this problem 


    4. Continuation of Contamination and Pollution Prevention Planning and Contingency Planning for Major Incidents: 

    • Life Cycle Management of all materials being used in a company 

    • The 5R’s- Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Recover and Rethink 

    • Detailed requirements for proper storage of hazardous materials 

    • The importance of on-going training 

    • The importance of regular reviews of emergency plans 

    • Updated information on ISO 14001, 18001 and 9001 

    • Types of Environmental Audits 


    5. Big Picture Review of the Management and Prevention of Contamination and Hazardous Wastes: 

    • HAZID ( Hazard Identification) 

    • HAZOP (Hazard & Operability) 

    • Environmental Ethics 

    • Examples of Environmental Ethics from the Instructor’s personal experiences 

    • Climate Change update and its significance for the Gulf Coast Countries 


    Targeted Audience: 

    • Health & Safety and Environmental Professionals 

    • Staff responsible for managing Hazardous Wastes 

    • Staff responsible for Contamination Issues 

    • Laboratory Technicians 

    • Staff wishing to reduce risk and liability arising from polluting events 

    • Technical Assistants and anyone who has a role to play in environmental matters of the Organization 

    • Emergency Personnel 

    Contamination And Hazardous Wastes - Management And Prevention

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