Lion Technology Helps Environmental Health and Safety Professionals Avoid Costly Compliance Fines and Penalties

      

Mon, 08 Mar 2010, 13:30:42 EDT

CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Annual training is mandatory for employees who generate, manage, or dispose of a RCRA hazardous waste. Training must be job-specific and cover waste management procedures such as waste classification, proper container and tank storage, manifesting, emergency response, and disposal. Failure to comply with the RCRA hazardous waste rules can result in penalties up to $37,500 per day/per violation. Effective training is the best line of defense to assure regulatory compliance.

Lion Technology Inc

CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Annual training is mandatory for employees who generate, manage, or dispose of a RCRA hazardous waste. Training must be job-specific and cover waste management procedures such as waste classification, proper container and tank storage, manifesting, emergency response, and disposal. Failure to comply with the RCRA hazardous waste rules can result in penalties up to $37,500 per day/per violation. Effective training is the best line of defense to assure regulatory compliance.

Lion Technology Director of Corporate Training, Scott Dunsmore, a national expert on hazardous waste management, stresses that proper hazardous waste handling, management, and disposal is essential, especially in light of recent superfund liability cases. Dunsmore says, "It is imperative for industry to keep up-to-date with changing regulations and new waste management concepts. EH&S excellence can provide your company with a competitive advantage in today's business environment."

Lion Technology Inc., a nationally renowned regulatory compliance training firm, will present several two-day workshops on hazardous waste management in the region next month (April 2010). Workshops will be held in St. Louis, MO; Chicago, IL; Grand Rapids, MI; Cincinnati, OH; Detroit, MI; Cleveland, OH; Pittsburgh, PA; and Rochester, NY.

Tuition is $795 per person, with group discounts available. Registration includes hands-on instruction, course reference materials, networking luncheon, certificate of achievement, and one year of follow-up support. Group discounts apply to three or more registrations. Sign-in is at 7:30 a.m., and training starts at 8:30 a.m. Pre-registration is recommended. To register, call (888) 546-6511 or visit www.Lion.com .

About Lion Technology:

Since 1977, more than 100,000 professionals have relied on Lion Technology to meet their regulatory compliance training needs. Lion offers comprehensive training and resources in the area of environmental, hazardous materials/dangerous goods transportation, and workplace health and safety compliance. Training is offered through nationwide public workshops, live Web seminars, online courses, and on-site programs. Regulatory support services and consulting are provided to assist industry comply with Federal and State laws and regulations.

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