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Environmental Security


Environmental Security

Marine Corps Installations West

Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton
Classroom Training

The following courses are offered at Camp Pendleton’s environmental classroom (Building 2282):

Hazardous Waste (HW) Handler Course (4 days):
This course instructs personnel on how to properly handle, store, and dispose of HW and respond to spills (HAZWOPER Operations level).  This course is required for all Environmental Compliance Coordinators and personnel who are responsible for handling or managing hazardous waste sites.  Course Prerequisite:  USMC Introduction to HM/HW course, available on MarineNet or on CD.  Bring a copy of your completion certificate for the prerequisite course with you on the first day of the Hazardous Waste Handler 4 day course.
8-HR HW Handler Refresher:
This course is required to maintain certification as a Hazardous Waste Handler and must be completed within 12 months of completing the initial Hazardous Waste Handler Course or previous Hazardous Waste 8-hour Hazardous Waste Handler Refresher course.

8-HR HM/HW (Fuel) Operator:
This course instructs Marine Corps motor vehicle operators to properly transport hazardous waste and hazardous materials (fuel) in accordance with CFR Title 49, Defense Transportation Regulation and TM 11240-5/3G.  Course Prerequisite: USMC Hazardous Material Transportation for Drivers online course, available on MarineNet or on CD.

Click here to view the MCB Camp Pendleton environmental training schedule.

To register for environmental training, contact the Environmental Security Training Section at 725-9775/9776 or M_PNDL_ENV-Training@usmc.mil.

Environmental Compliance Coordinators meet (mandatory) on the second Tuesday of each month from 1330-1430 in Building 2282.  G-3/4, S-3/4, Environmental Officers and HAZMAT personnel are also welcomed to attend.