2014 Workshop Schedule
|Workshop Description||Date||Location||Registration Deadline|
|Best Management Practices for Transfer Station Operators||Aug-8-2014||NHDES Concord||Aug-1-2014|
|Basic Training: A Refresher Course||Sep-12-2014||NHDES Concord||Sep-5-2014|
|Things That Go Boom!: Meth Lab & Other Dangerous Wastes||Sep-30-2014 ^||NHDES Concord||Sep-23-2014|
|Scrap Metal and Stormwater Management||Oct-10-2014||NHDES Concord||Oct-3-2014|
|Universal Waste||Nov-13-2014 *||NHDES Concord||Nov-7-2014|
|Things That Go Boom!: Meth Lab & Other Dangerous Wastes||Nov-20-2014 *||NHDES Concord||Nov-13-2014|
|SW Facility Managers: What You Need to Know||Dec-12-2014||NHDES Portsmouth Regional Office||Dec-5-2014|
1. All Workshops provide 2.5 hours of continuing professional development hours.
2. All Workshops are held at the NHDES offices in Concord unless otherwise specified.
3. All Workshops meet on Friday from 9:00am to 12:00pm unless otherwise specified.
4.^ This workshop is on a Tuesday.
5.* These workshops are on a Thursday.
6. Please arrive 15-30 minutes before the workshop start time.
7. To register for a workshop, please contact Nelson Ordway at 271-2925 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Basic Solid Waste Facility Operator Training
Basic training is designed for first-time operators and priority is given to first-time operators, but certified operators can use the training toward continuing professional development provided they are present for the entire training. Certified operators are not required to take the exam. The next Basic Training will be held on Thursday, September 4, 2014 at the DES offices, 29 Hazen Drive, Concord, NH. Directions to the Concord office are located on the directions web page. Please arrive and sign in by 8:15 am. Training will begin promptly at 8:30 am and end at approximately 2:30 pm. Lunch and morning and afternoon refreshments will be provided to all attendees. To register for this training, call 603-271-2925 or email email@example.com no later than Thursday, August 28, 2014.
Local Government Center
The following free online courses are available through the LGC and can be used to meet continuing professional development requirements:
The LGC also provides on-site training on topics such as back care, respiratory protection, hazard communication and personal protective equipment. These, and other courses provided in-person by LGC, can also be used to meet continuing professional development requirements.
Northeast Recycling Council
The Northeast Recycling Council, Inc. (NERC) is a multi-state non-profit organization that is committed to environmental sustainability through responsible materials management. Its programs emphasize source reduction, reuse, recycling, composting, environmentally preferable purchasing, and decreasing the toxicity of the solid waste stream with a focus on the 10-state region comprised of Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and Vermont. NERCís member states make up one-sixth of the nationís population. NERC also implements three national programs.
Northeast Resource Recovery Association
The Northeast Resource Recovery Association (NRRA) offers training and workshops on waste management, recycling and worker safety. They also hold monthly meetings of their Member/Operations Marketing Committee (MOM), which qualify as continuing professional development provided the operator attends two meetings. The annual NRRA conference can also be used to meet continuing professional development requirements.
Primex (NH Public Risk Management Exchange)
Primex offers on-site and online training courses for its members in health and safety, regulations and management. Please check with DES to determine which courses qualify for continuing professional development.
Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA)
The SWANA Northern New England Chapter holds Technical Sessions three times per year, covering a variety of topics in the solid waste field. SWANA also offers a variety of online and in-person training courses. Go to their Training Page for more information.
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