COLUMBIA, S.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — According to Environmental Resource Center, when workers handle hazardous waste or ship hazardous materials, training is not just a good idea, it’s the law. Environmental Resource Center, the leading provider of environmental and safety training, will present the mandatory training in Columbia, South Carolina at the SpringHill Suites – Columbia Downtown on January 26 – 28, 2010. Classes begin at 8 a.m. and end at 5 p.m. each day.

According to the EPA, workers who handle hazardous waste must be trained annually, and the federal DOT requires that workers involved in the shipment of hazardous materials be trained at least every three years.

Hazardous Waste Management: The Complete Course will be taught on January 26 and 27.

DOT Hazardous Materials Training: The Complete Course will be taught on January 28 at the same location.

Registration for the training is available by calling 800-537-2372 or at .

Now in its 28th year, Environmental Resource Center trains not only thousands of industry personnel every year, the company also trains personnel from most of the state and federal agencies that enforce the regulations.

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