INTERESTED IN UNDERSTANDING AND HOW TO PREVENT LANDFILL FIRES?
The SWANA Landfill Fire Safety Seminar is a eight hour course designed to assist landfill personnel, firefighting professionals, and landfill inspectors in better understanding the challenges and impacts of landfill fires. The lessons will review the different types and causes of landfill fires, identify tools and best management practices for preventing fires, and review firefighting methods for addressing landfill fires.
Course is offered both classroom style and online.
Firefighting professionals and landfill management will find this course beneficial as it relates to specific challenges and impacts of landfill fires.
|Introduction to Landfill Fires – Theory, Causes & Types
Emergency Response Plan & Training
Waste Screening & Managing Materials
Cover, Compaction & Equipment Operations
Landfill Gas Management
Customer & Public Education Fire Response
External Assistance & Scene Management
Subsurface & Long-Term Fires
Workers Safety & Health Impacts
NOTE: 8 CEUs for SWANA certification are available upon course conclusion.