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Environmental Management Fundamentals Overview

Learning Objectives

  • Explain what environmental management is and why it is important.
  • Describe the types of industrial pollutants and the hazards they present to public health and the environment.
  • Describe the types of industrial pollutants and the hazards they present to public health and the environment.
  • Describe what industrial facility employees and management can to do prepare for and respond to environmental emergencies.

Available in English

8 Minutes

Mobile Ready

An overview of the lesson that teaches the industrial sources of land, air, and water pollution, the health dangers that environmental pollutants present, and the types of actions that industrial facility workers must complete in order to control industrial pollutants and respond to environmental incidents.

Course Outline
  • Environmental Management Fundamentals Overivew
Regulations
  • Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), 40 CFR, Parts 260 through 282
  • Clean Water Act, 40 CFR, Part 230
  • Safe Drinking Water Act, 40 CFR, Part 141
  • Clean Air Act, 40 CFR Chapter I, Subchapter C
  • Oil Spills Prevention and Preparedness Regulations, United States Environmental Protection Agency