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TLMT381 - Hazardous Materials Management

Course Details

Course Code: TLMT381 Course ID: 3326 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Undergraduate

This course will cover the requirements and regulations associated with packaging, handling, storage, transport, and incident response at the operational level for all forms of Hazardous Material. The emphasis will be on the federal regulations and their often-competing goals and contradictory provisions.





Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Session Weeks
04/29/19 - 10/04/19 10/07/19 - 12/01/19 Fall 2019 Session B 8 Week session
05/27/19 - 11/01/19 11/04/19 - 12/29/19 Fall 2019 Session I 8 Week session
06/24/19 - 11/29/19 12/02/19 - 01/26/20 Fall 2019 Session D 8 Week session
07/29/19 - 01/03/20 01/06/20 - 03/01/20 Winter 2020 Session B 8 Week session
08/26/19 - 01/31/20 02/03/20 - 03/29/20 Winter 2020 Session I 8 Week session
09/30/19 - 02/28/20 03/02/20 - 04/26/20 Winter 2020 Session D 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

After completing the course, the student should be able to:

  1. Identify the primary internal Federal definition of Hazardous Material.
  2. Explain the categories of hazardous materials.
  3. Contrast historical and current hazardous material policies and regulations
  4. Critique the treatment processes of hazardous materials (including solid waste).
  5. Summarize the proper storage and disposal of hazardous materials.
  6. Differentiate technologies designed for contamination and clean-­‐up.
  7. Explain the need of permits, Resource Conservation & Recovery Act (RCRA) reporting, and Land Disposal Restriction Program (LDR).
  8. Describe the requirements of hazardous material record-­‐keeping.
NameGrade %
Forums 45.00 %
Introduction Forum 5.00 %
Forum 1 5.00 %
Forum 2 5.00 %
Forum 3 5.00 %
Forum 4 5.00 %
Forum 5 5.00 %
Forum 6 5.00 %
Forum 7 5.00 %
Forum 8 5.00 %
Research Paper 15.00 %
Research Paper- (Week 7) 15.00 %
Examinations 20.00 %
Quiz 1-Week 2 10.00 %
Mid Term Exam-Week 4 10.00 %
Case Studies 20.00 %
Case Study 1 (Week 3) 10.00 %
Case Study 2 (Week 5) 10.00 %
Unassigned 0.00 %
Quiz 1-Week 2 0.00 %
Mid Term Exam-Week 4 0.00 %

Please visit http://apus.libguides.com/er.php and search by the course number (ex: LITR210) to access your required resources.

The following are suggested reading, can be found with a simple Internet search:

  1. Federal Acquisition Regulation
  2. FEDSTD 313D with change 1
  3. 29 CFR, 40 CFR, 49 CFR selected sections
  4. Summary of incidents for which FAA is asking for fines of $50K or higher
Book Title:To find the library e-book(s) req'd for your course, please visit http://apus.libguides.com/er.php to locate the eReserve by course #.
Author: No Author Specified
Book Title:Hazardous Waste Management - e-book available in the APUS Online Library
ISBN:9781936420261
Author:VanGuilder
Unit Cost:$37.89
Book Title:Emergency Response Guidebook, 2016 - available free online
ISBN:9781598048131
Publication Info:Claitor's Law Books and Publishing
Author:US Department of Transportation
Unit Cost:$8.45

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.