Universal Waste

Universal Waste Training
Targeted Audience: Anyone who is responsible for picking up and removing universal waste
Frequency: Annual
Regulatory basis: Department of Environmental Quality (NDEQ) Title 128, Various Chapters
All new and existing UNMC and The Nebraska Medical Center employees who handle or have responsibility for managing universal waste are required by regulation to complete annual Universal Waste and Specific Hazardous Waste Training. Universal Waste includes batteries (non-alkaline), pesticides, mercury containing items, lamps and electronic items. Individuals who pick up and remove this waste by bringing it to its appropriate storage location must adhere to all the regulatory storage, disposal and emergency response requirements.
Contact: Trevor Carritt 559-2736