Toxic Substance Control Act (TSCA)

The Toxic Substances Control Act of 1976 (TSCA) authorizes EPA to necessitate reporting, record-keeping and testing requirements, as well as restrictions concerning chemical substances and/or their mixtures. Certain matters are commonly omitted from TSCA, including drugs, food, cosmetics and pesticides among others.

Goals of the Course

The aim of this course is to introduce students to the regulatory aspects of TSCA for the safe handling of hazardous chemicals.

training requirements of 29 CFR 1910.120(e)(3)(i) defined by Federal OSHA HAZWOPER for general industry.

training requirements of 29 CFR 1926.65(e)(3)(i) defined by Federal OSHA HAZWOPER for construction sector.

HAZWOPER training requirements for EPA and State OSHA guidelines.

Audience Specified

The training applies to every OSHA employee, who intends to address emergencies disturbing the
sustained operations of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration office. This includes
employees handling hazardous waste material.

Learning Outcome:

At the completion of this course, students will be able to learn:

Training Modules:

Module 1


Module 2

Specific features of the TSCA

Module 3

History of the TSCA

Module 4

Impact of TSCA on Water & Wastewater Utilities

Module 5

Impact of TSCA on Industrial Facilities & Manufacturers

Module 6

PCBs, Asbestos & Radon

Module 7

Major TSCA Milestones

Module 8

Subject Items of the TSCA

Module 9

Excluded Chemicals

Module 10

The Significance of the TSCA


Quiz and Exam Information

Module Quiz

Quiz will be held at the end of each module to comprehend the knowledge of students about that
module and its relevant aspects. It is mandatory to pass all quizzes to be able to take final

Examinable Features

Completion time

Students are expected to complete all modules and pass final exam within 6 months of the initial registration
to receive course credits. A re-registration with complete course fee will be required after the expiration of this time period.
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