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Stormwater: MS4s Stormwater Pollution Prevention: Landscaping & Grounds Maintenance

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Many categories of municipal employees are responsible for maintaining the integrity of separated storm sewer systems. This comprehensive training video provides the best management practices employees can adopt to prevent municipal facilities from polluting storm water runoff when working in as a groundskeeper or in landscaping.

The training addresses good housekeeping strategies for spill, leak and drip prevention. Spill control and response for hazardous and non-hazardous materials is explained. The importance of using the right clean-up materials and tools, and of properly disposing of contaminated materials is addressed. Vehicle-related contamination risks include maintenance procedures, washing, repair and fueling are explained and the use of drip pans, buckets and drop cloths is covered. Sound material loading, unloading, and storage management practices are shared. Recycling floatable wastes, including plastics, is addressed. The training covers environmentally appropriate landscaping and grounds maintenance practices, including composting, integrated pest management, and avoidance of synthetic fertilizers and chemicals.

Illegal dumping practices, such as pouring, sweeping or discharging materials into storm drains, are illustrated and the penalties are explained. Viewers learn about necessary documentation, such as the storm water pollution prevention plan, spill prevention control plans and integrated pest management plans. Avoid pollution, fines and injury with this training.

Video on Demand   This course is in the Video On Demand format, to read about Video On Demand features click here.

  • Install on any SCORM LMS
  • Full-screen video presentation
  • Print certificate and wallet card
  • You have 30 days to complete the course

Municipal landscapers and groundskeepers

The course presents the following topical areas:
  • Introduction
  • Good Housekeeping & Spill Prevention
  • Spill Control & Response
  • Vehicle Fueling
  • Vehicle & Equipment Maintenance
  • Vehicle & Equipment Washing
  • Materials Management
  • Waste Management
  • Landscaping & Grounds Maintenance
  • Conclusion

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