Hazardous Waste Inspection Training (HWIT)

HWIT Program

The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) Division of Solid Waste Management (DSWM) implemented our statewide Hazardous Waste Inspection Training (HWIT) program for hazardous waste generators. The training aims to improve customer compliance during hazardous waste inspections by clarifying the expectations of inspectors in accordance with DSWM policy and state regulations. 

RCRA 101 Workshop (full day)

Topics discussed in this class will include waste determinations, generator classification, generator requirements, record keeping/reporting, used oil, and universal waste. Additionally, the instructor will discuss what to expect during a generator compliance evaluation inspection. We are continuing to schedule RCRA 101 classes that provide an overview of the generator aspects required for all hazardous waste generator categories. These workshops are not a substitute for the generator annual training requirements identified in the Tennessee Hazardous Waste Regulations.

Pharmaceuticals Rule and Nicotine Amendments

The Pharmaceutical Rule was public noticed on January 11, 2022, and became effective on April 11, 2022. This filing has been posted on our website and is available on the Tennessee Department of State Division of Publications webpage

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John C. Webb 


This Page Last Updated: August 10, 2022 at 12:44 PM