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.
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.