PCB Training Modules
This module provides answers to questions like: What are PCB? In which application are they used? What is the international context and their rule under Stockholm Convention?
This module explains the basics of PCB inventories such as definition, preparation, inventory teams, protection, and other elements to be taken into account to organize and implement a successful PCB inventory.
This module provides information about sampling procedures and screening of PCBs. Mentioned will be, which material and equipment are needed for sampling of transformer oils and soils. Furthermore, step-by-step tutorials are provided for two common screening methods.
Health, Safety and Accident prevention
This module is all about health and safety! It provides information about occupational health and safety in the life cycle of PCBs, safety during sampling and guidance on accident prevention, preparedness and response.
Handling & Maintenance
When handling or maintaining equipment containing PCBs, special procedures should be applied to ensure the safety of the worker and to protect the environment. In this module we provide insights on such procedures.
This module informs about requirements for safe storage of PCBs. The three main aspects to be consider for each PCB storage are discussed such as selection of a location, safety requirements and structural conditions. Hereby it is distinguished between short-term and long-term storage.
This module discusses five phases to sustainably manage PCB contaminated sites based in Stockholm Convention guidelines. The phases include site and remediation assessments and remediation management.
The elimination of PCBs is an important part of PCB management. This module presents how to approach the elimination by planning a strategy for treatment or disposal of PCB wastes and presents commonly used technologies.