Duty of Care Training 

All businesses have a duty to ensure that all waste is handled correctly and in line with legislation.

Section 34(1) of the Environmental Protection Act 1990 imposes a duty of care on any person who imports, produces, carries, keeps, treats or disposes of controlled waste.

We are able to deliver Duty of Care training tailored to your requirements, whether you’re a broker, waste carrier or producer to ensure you and your employees understand what is required.

The Duty of Care training will explain:

  • The legislative requirements and guidance relevant to the duty of care
  • Explain how to use the EWC codes list
  • How to complete a duty of care waste transfer note
  • Explain waste carrier, broker, dealer requirements
  • Permitting and exemptions

Duty of Care training covers:

  • Section 34 of the Environmental Protection Act 1990 – Duty of Care
  • European Waste Catalogue / List of Waste
  • Waste Transfer Notes
  • Waste Carriers
  • Permitting Regulations
  • Landfill Directive
  • Waste Acceptance Procedures
  • Waste Acceptance Criteria
  • Unauthorised Wastes
  • Waste Rejection
  • Records

All of our training courses can be tailored to your business, in a number of ways from adding pictures and documents used by the business to make the training more relevant, as well as working with you to tailor the content to the areas you wish to focus on!

We can provide courses in groups, as individuals at any location be it your site, your home, conference centre, or in our training facility. We can tailor the training to meet your needs!


For more information email info@hsecservices.co.uk or phone 01502 712209 and one of the team will happily assist you. 

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