Friday, July 10, 2015

New Training Event in Grand Junction - August 7, 2015: Hazardous Waste Disposal for Health Care Facilities in Colorado

CDPHE's Hazardous Waste Division will provide a training class on the proper disposal of hazardous waste for healthcare facilities on the Western Slope. The draft agenda can be viewed here. Please share this message with anyone you believe may be interested in attending, including nursing home and hospital DON's and ADON's, administrators, pharmacists, ambulatory surgical centers. 

The training class is for any healthcare facility that generates less than 220 pounds of hazardous waste and less than 2.2 pounds of p-listed hazardous waste on a monthly basis (CESQGs). This includes all long term care facilities, ambulatory surgical centers, rural health clinics pharmacies, and all other medical facilities that fall into this volume category of waste generation. 

Training Details:
Date: Friday, August 7, 2015 
Time: 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. (Registration begins at 7:30) 
Where: Courtyard Marriott Grand Junction, 765 Horizon Drive, Grand Junction, CO 81506
Cost: $25.00 includes training manual, breakfast pastries, fruit and drinks. 
Registration Deadline: Thursday, July 30, 2015. Seating is limited 
How to Register: Go to if you are using a credit card or electronic check. A small processing fee will be added to your total. 

For more information, contact Laura Gurule at 303-692-3360 (1-888-569-1831 ext. 3360 outside the Denver area) or email: