How to Handle Universal Waste Such as Bulbs, Batteries, Bugs & Barometers

  • E-Learning

This course discusses the four types of universal waste as defined by the EPA burnt out light bulbs (including fluorescent light bulbs or CFLs), dead batteries, pesticides, and used mercury containing devices (thermostats, barometers, etc.). 

Employees learn the methods and practices for handling universal waste while developing an understanding of the effects universal waste can have on the environment and our health. Use this online course to instruct your employees on the importance of safe waste handling, disposal, and recycling. 

It is best to complete this course in one sitting, if you do need to stop the training midway, please enable cookies for our website and allow popups (turn off your popup blocker) so that you don't lose progress for the course.


Topics Covered

  • What Are Universal Wastes? 
  • How Must Universal Wastes Be Handled? 
  • Emergency Preparedness
  • How Are Universal Wastes Recycled? 


0.22 hours


Best Practices


As Needed

Who Should Attend:

All Employees