Hazardous Waste

Overview

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This page provides a comprehensive guide to information regarding hazardous waste operations. It briefly covers emergency response for hazardous waste sites. For additional information on response to releases of hazardous substances, see OSHA's Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER) Safety and Health Topics page and the Emergency Preparedness and Response main page.

Standards

Hazardous waste is addressed in specific OSHA standards for general industry and construction.

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Hazard Recognition

Provides references that may aid in recognizing hazards at a waste site.

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Evaluating Exposure

Provides references that may aid in evaluating hazards at a waste site.

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Control and Prevention

Provides control and prevention information for hazards at a waste site.

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Additional Resources

Provides links and references to additional resources related to hazardous waste.

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