THW 230: Inspection, Compliance and Enforcement

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This training is under the Certificate Program on Toxic and Hazardous Waste Management conducted by the University of the Philippines Diliman through the National Engineering Center (NEC). The objective of the program is to build the technical capacity of staff from government and private sectors on the key elements of toxic and hazardous waste management as a requirement for the implementation of RA 6969.


The courses under the program are based on four international training modules offered by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and adapted for the Philippine setting. They were initially offered at NEC from September 2003 to March 2004 under the auspices of USEPA, USAEP/USAID and USDOD using lecturers from the US and RP. The second offering was conducted from November 2004 to March 2005.

Upon completion of the four modules, the participants will receive a Certificate of Completion on Toxic and Hazardous Waste Management. Those attending selected courses are granted a Certificate of Attendance for each completed course.


Topics include

Components of an enforcement program, Enforcement priorities and responses, Introduction to inspections, Role of inspector, Types of inspections, Authority and limitations, Health and safety considerations, Work ethics, Preparing for a hazardous waste generator/TSD inspection, Collecting defensible evidence, Interviewing skills, Inspector as a witness, Conducting an inspection, Facility entry, waste handling, and record review, Visual inspection procedures, On-site facility inspection activities, Inspection follow-up, Inspection report, Report writing do's and don'ts, etc.


Participation fee is P 20, 500 per participant

THW 230: early bird rate of P18, 500 until July 9