Maryland Center for Environmental Training  
Maryland Business and Industry Compliance Assistance Project (MBICAP) Training Videos

MBICAP was a partnership between the Maryland Department of the Environment, the Environmental Protection Agency, and the Maryland Center for Environmental Training. A number of Maryland businesses, local and national industry associations, community colleges, and environmental and community interest groups are participating.

MBICAP identified the environmental compliance workforce training needs of several Maryland business sectors and developed training videos and workbooks to address these needs. The following video training packages were developed:

E-mail info@mcet.org to request a copy of the video training package.

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Environmentally Sound Practices in the Marina Industry [contact MCET for copies]

The "Environmentally Sound Practices in the Marina Industry" training package has been prepared for use by the marina industry to train their staff in the basic principles of pollution prevention and environmental compliance at marinas. The training video is broken down into the following three segments with a total run time of 60 minutes: Part One: "Keeping Marinas Clean During Springtime Commissioning"; Part Two: "Keeping Marinas Clean During Summer Operations"; and Part Three: "Keeping Marinas Clean During Winter Lay-Up."

Included in the training materials are an instructor’s guide, student handbook for copying, a two diskette PowerPoint presentation, and a hard copy of the PowerPoint presentation which should be used in sequence with the three modules of the video. The training materials recommend downloading the Clean Marina Guidebook from Maryland’s DNR website, http://www.dnr.state.md.us/boating/
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, for use with the training materials. [Top]

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Environmentally Sound Practices in the Ready Mixed Industry [contact National Ready Mix Concrete Association for copies]

The "Environmentally Sound Practices in the Ready Mixed Concrete Industry" training package has been prepared for use by the ready mix industry to train their staff in the basic principles of pollution prevention and environmental compliance at ready mixed concrete plants. It focuses on the four major challenges faced by ready mix concrete producers:  controlling air emissions and dust, proper storage and spill prevention of hazardous liquids, management of process water, and management of solid waste (returned concrete and washout byproducts).  The video run time is 17:30 minutes. The training package includes 20 copies of A Best Practices Guide for Ready Mix Concrete Drivers and Plant Employees, NRMCA’s Environmental Management Practices publication, and a training facilitator’s guide. [Top]
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Environmentally Sound Practices in the Aggregates Industry [contact MCET for copies]
The "Environmentally Sound Practices in the Aggregates Industry" training package has been prepared for use by the Aggregates industry to train their staff in the basic principles of pollution prevention and environmental compliance at aggregate facilities. Topic areas include air quality, water quality, good Housekeeping and Solid Waste Management, Erosion and Sediment Control, Land Reclamation,  and Community Relations for the aggregates industry. The video run time is 23:07 minutes. Included in the training materials are an instructor’s guide, student handbook for copying, a two diskette PowerPoint presentation, and a hard copy of the PowerPoint presentation. [Top]
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Environmentally Sound Practices in the Homebuilding Industry [contact MCET for copies]
The "Environmentally Sound Practices in the Homebuilding Industry" training package has been prepared for use by developers, homebuilders, architects and planners, and local government plan approval authorities to train their staffs in the basic principles of pollution prevention and environmental compliance for homebuilding projects. Topic areas include the environmental impacts of homebuilding, best management practices for habitat preservation and stormwater management, as well as best management practices for erosion and sediment control. The video run time is 26:11 minutes. Included in the training materials are an instructor’s guide, student handbook for copying, a two diskette PowerPoint presentation, and a hard copy of the PowerPoint presentation. [Top]