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Know Toxics Training for Businesses Limits Liability and Improves Safety

Contributed by Prince William County

Prince William County SealPRINCE WILLIAM COUNTY, VIRGINIA, February3, 2014– Northern Virginia businesses can learn how to reduce company liability and improve safety at the “Know Toxics” training sponsored by Virginia Waste Management Board on Tuesday March 5 or 6 at the 1-66 Transfer Facility Training Center in Fairfax.  The training is scheduled from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The cost is $60 per person and includes breakfast and lunch.

Attendees will learn to manage and properly dispose of common hazardous materials commonly found at businesses such as fluorescent light bulbs, batteries, thermostats, or electronics to reduce risk of injury and company liability. The training teaches how to:

  • Identify, handle, transport, and manage materials safely,
  • Understand the law,
  • Create a plan,
  • Educate workers, and
  • Select a vendor.

The Prince William County Solid Waste Division encourages Prince William businesses, schools and other property managers to attend.  This training is open to all Northern Virginia area businesses that want to gain a better understanding of hazardous waste and used electronics.

For additional information please contact {Scott MacDonald at [email protected]} or Debbie Spiliotopoulos  at [email protected].  To register, please visit http://www.knowtoxics.com.

Information contained on this page is provided by an independent third-party content provider. Prince William Living Inc. and it’s staff make no warranties or representations in connection therewith. If you have any questions or comments about this page please contact [email protected]

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