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Transfer Station Management eCourse

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The Transfer Station Management (TMS) course addresses factors in planning, design, operation and management of a transfer station. You will learn how a well-planned, designed and operated transfer station provides advantages and flexibility to a waste management system. Discussion of how effective communication with the public and regulators helps mitigate challenges in planning and operating a transfer station, and how planning and design affect construction and operation.

Who Should Attend

Solid Waste directors/supervisors, Transfer Station managers, developers, and consulting engineers will benefit from this course.

eCourse Objectives

After completing this course, learners should be able to:

  • Understand and discuss the steps, factors, local requirements in site selection and development and conceptual design
  • Describe site specific characteristics such as building design, peak flows, waste processing and hauling technologies
  • Implement procedures in protecting transfer station property, identifying problematic waste and compliance requirements
  • Minimize risk to personnel, maintain and properly use diverse equipment
  • Understand regulatory compliance requirements and develop a comprehensive recordkeeping program
  • Employ proactive communication with employers, customers, and general public

The course serves as preparation for the Transfer Station Management certification exam and as a standalone course.

SWANA Certified Instructors

  • Joe Williams, Principal, Common Sense Consulting, Franklin, Tennessee
  • Josephine Valencia, Assistant Director-Solid Waste Management, City of San Antonio, Texas

Purchase of eCourse includes

  • Immediate access to eight video recordings and 14 PDFs
  • Print version of the manual shipped within two weeks
  • 30 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) upon completion of eCourse

Purchase of this eCourse does not include the Certification Exam. For more information on becoming SWANA Certified click here.

ATTENTION: File download is 431 MB. Course recording total running time is 10h57m24s.

January 01, 2017
Available for Immediate Download

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