Hazardous Waste Management, Training, Technical Services, Hazmat Packing & Shipping


Reactives Management provides Department of Transportation (DOT), Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) compliance training programs as well as other safety and health-related classes, such as CPR/AED/First Aid.  These programs have been designed to efficiently and economically deliver realistic, student-driven, quality training since 1988.

American Red Cross

Reactives Management is a Licensed Training Provider of American Red Cross adult CPR, AED, and First Aid classes.  Our classes are designed to meet the needs of workplaces, the general public, schools, and other organizations.  Classes are held at our facility in Chesapeake on a monthly basis.  Please see the current schedule for dates.  Classes can also be held at your location.  Please contact Cherie at (757) 436-1033 or email us for a quote.

Safety and Compliance Programs

Basic compliance training programs include DOT Hazmat Employee training (including mode-specific classes such as IATA and IMDG), EPA generator and disposal facility personnel programs, and a complete series of OSHA courses, including Confined Space Entry, Bloodborne Pathogens, Hazard Communication, and others.

RMC also provides specialized courses such as reactives and explosives safety, compressed gas cylinder safety, annual storm water pollution prevention training, and chemical-specific training programs.  RMC has conducted UXO recognition, recovery, and disposal training programs for state environmental agencies.  RMC has taught customized confined space entry programs to Air Force EOD technicians, fire fighters, and fuel cell maintenance personnel.

Course Schedule, Pricing, and Locations

Please see the current training schedule for the dates and prices of open-enrollment classes.

All classes can be held just about anywhere in the world. RMC has provided training in Hawaii, the Dominican Republic, and Bahrain as well as in approximately 18 states.  Prices for these are based on the length and nature of the course, the location the course is to be held, and the number of students anticipated.  Please contact Cherie at (757) 436-1033 or email us for a quote.

Local Hotels

Hotels listed below are within 2 – 3 miles of RMC’s office/training facility.

  • Comfort Inn & Suites
    • 1550 Crossways Blvd
    • (757) 420-1600
  • Courtyard by Marriott
    • 1562 Crossways Blvd
    • (800) 321-2211
  • Extended Stay America
    • 1540 Crossways Blvd
    • (757) 424-8600
  • Fairfield Inn & Suites
    • 1560 Crossways Blvd
    •  (800) 228-2800
  • Hilton Garden Inn
    • 1565 Crossways Blvd
    •  (757) 420-1212
  • Homewood Suites
    • 1569 Crossways Blvd
    • (757) 213-0808
  • Hyatt Place
    • 709 Eden Way North
    • (757) 312-0020
  • Residence Inn
    • 1500 Crossways Blvd
    • (757) 502-7300
  • Sun Suites
    • 1520 Crossways Blvd
    •  (757) 213-0222
Training Program List

Our most common environmental, health, and safety training programs are listed below.

American Red Cross

  • Adult CPR/AED
  • Adult CPR/AED/First Aid

Occupational Safety and Health Administration

  • Bloodborne Pathogens
  • Confined Space Entry (8 hours)
  • Forklift training (usually 3 hours)
  • Hazard Communication (revised to include GHS)
  • HAZWOPER:  24-hour, 40-hour; First Responder Awareness Level (4 to 8 hours); First Responder Operations Level (16 hours); Hazardous Materials Technician (24 hours); Hazardous Materials Specialist (32 hours); On Scene Incident Commander (40 hours); 8-hour Refresher; HAZWOPER Supervisor (8 hours)
  • Safety Standards for the Construction Industry (10- and 30-hour)
  • Other specific standards upon request

Environmental Protection Agency

  • Hazardous Waste Management (RCRA) – Initial or Refresher (8 hours)

Federal Emergency Management Agency

  • Complete Incident Command System series (ICS 100 – 400)

Hazardous Materials Transportation

  • U.S. Department of Transportation Hazmat Employee (8 hours)
  • IATA (16 hours)
  • Customized, mode-specific courses


  • Compressed Gas Cylinder Safety
  • Hazardous Waste Manifesting (4 hours)
  • Hazardous Waste Management for Medical Facilities
  • Management of Small Spills & Leaks
  • Regulated Medical Waste Management
  • Surface Transportation and Removal Service (human remains)
  • Annual storm water pollution prevention training
  • Chemical-specific programs


What time do classes start?

All classes held in our Chesapeake, Virginia office EXCEPT for CPR/AED/First Aid begin at 8:00 a.m.  Please arrive about 10 minutes early to sign in.  CPR/AED/First Aid classes begin at 9:00 a.m.

Where are classes held?

Classes are held in our Chesapeake, Virginia facility.  The address is:

1025 Executive Boulevard, Suite 101
Chesapeake, Virginia 23320 – See Map

Are classes held anywhere else?

All classes can be held just about anywhere in the world.  Prices for these are based on the length and nature of the course, the location the course is to be held, and the number of students anticipated.  Please contact Cherie at (757) 436-1033 or email us for a quote.

Do I need to bring anything to class?

No. We provide all necessary supplies, including a pen.

What shall I wear to class?

Wear comfortable clothing.  It is hard to please everyone with the heat and air conditioning, so dress in layers if you tend to get hot or cold easily.  Do not wear sandals or other open-toed footwear.  Women are not to wear inappropriate clothing such as short shorts, tops, or skirts to HAZWOPER programs.

Where can I find prices for training?

Basic prices for the most common classes are listed on the current training schedule.  We provide quotes for all other classes, including those held at the customer’s location or those for which dates are not listed on the current training schedule.

Can you customize a course for my company?

Yes, RMC can provide training on most OSHA, DOT/hazmat, EPA/hazardous waste topics as well as numerous general health and safety topics.  To provide you with a quote, we need to know what the subjects will be, where the class is to be held, and how many students are anticipated.  The course length also affects the price. Contact Cherie Walton for more information.

Do you have a list of hotels?

Yes, click here for the list.


Can you provide an on-site evaluation?

Yes.  RMC will come to your site to evaluate your particular situation.  Once the evaluation is performed, we will provide you with management options and cost estimates for each.

Is there a charge for on-site evaluations?

Yes.  RMC charges for travel expenses, labor time while traveling, labor time while on site, and for any necessary tools or equipment.  A price for the evaluation will be provided to you so you can decide if you wish to proceed.

Can you provide an estimate without seeing our site in person?

Yes, RMC can provide an estimate based on the information you provide.  The more detailed the information, the more accurate the estimate will be.  The price is subject to changed based on actual site conditions.


Complete list of classes and schedules in pdf format


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Technical and consulting services continue to be important and integral assets to our clients.  Some of these services are described below.

  • Audits and Inspections
  • Fall Protection Plans
  • On-site Safety Services
  • Respirator Fit Tests
  • Other Miscellaneous Services