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Session
HUMAN FACTORS    M-A4   100652
Monday     3pm to 5pm
Room MARQUIS BALLROOM NORTHWEST
Seating187 of 200 seats available
CreditsREHS: 2.0  
SpeakersMiguel Zepeda
ObjectiveHuman factors in process safety are often misunderstood or confused with ergonomics; this presentation will help make that distinction very clear and provide a base knowledge on human factors that is consistent with the views of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) Center for Chemical Process Safety (CCPS).
DescriptionThis presentation will discuss the broad definition of human factors, how they present themselves throughout other CalARP program elements, and when facilities should consider human factors issues. Additionally, an overview of the method used by Contra Costa Health Services (CCHS) to determine whether the qualifying stationary sources are systematically and adequately addressing human factors concerns as specified by CalARP regulations.
SATELLITE ACCUMULATION REQUIREMENTS    M-B4   100666
Monday     3pm to 5pm
Room MARQUIS BALLROOM NORTHEAST
Seating199 of 250 seats available
CreditsREHS: 2.0  
SpeakersRegan Bottomley, Andy Smith
ObjectiveParticipants will learn the complex satellite accumulation requirements, identify common violations and understand EPA/DTSC interpretations.
DescriptionThis class is great for both new and experienced students as these rules are complicated and no matter how long you've been in the RCRA world, you will likely learn some new nuance. In this interactive presentation, students will come to understand the satellite accumulation regulatory requirements, including day-to-day management of containers, common violations, plus how to avoid them, and important interpretations from both the EPA and DTSC.
BACK-TO-BASICS: HMBP & HAZARDOUS WASTE FOR BEGINNERS    M-H4   100730
Monday     3pm to 4:45pm
Room GRAND BALLROOM F
Seating147 of 180 seats available
CreditsREHS: 2.0  
SpeakersJayme Dryden
ObjectiveThis session will provide participants with basic applicability and requirements for industry with respect to HMBP and HW program implementation.
DescriptionThe course will provide facilities with a refresher on basic requirements and tricks of the trade for HMBP reporting and compliance with hazardous waste requirements. With the high turnover seen in various industries over the past couple of years, going back to the basics might be what your organization needs to reinforce HMBP & hazardous waste management protocols and develop a sustainable compliance program.
AVOIDING GROUPTHINK    M-J6   100768
Monday     3pm to 5pm
Room GOLD KEY I/II
Seating124 of 150 seats available
CreditsREHS: 2.0  
SpeakersJim Delia
ObjectiveHow to navigate group dynamics so that rocking the boat can be considered a good thing when making effective decisions.
DescriptionGroupthink happens when members of a team see whats happening to them and around them through a biased, narrow lens. The result can be that conclusions are reached too quickly, and teams often make bad decisions. Participants will explore what causes it, understand common warning signs to recognize it, and learn practical strategies that can be used to prevent and overcome groupthink.
CALARP 201    TU-A3   100655
Tuesday     3pm to 5pm
Room MARQUIS BALLROOM NORTHWEST
Seating176 of 200 seats available
CreditsREHS: 2.0  
SpeakersUriah Donaldson, Alvin Lal
ObjectiveIntermediate review and explanation of the CalARP requirements with detailed examples of commonly regulated industries.
DescriptionThe CalARP 201 class is intended for those with a basic understanding of the CalARP regulation. It will provide a brief review of applicability and program level determination and differences, with an emphasis on detailed examples of compliance related to the various program elements (PHAs, MI, SOPs etc.) for prominent industries.
SINGLE-WALLED UST OUTREACH AND RUST    TU-C3   100681
Tuesday     3pm to 4pm
Room MARQUIS BALLROOM CENTER
Seating311 of 350 seats available
CreditsREHS: 1.0  ICC: 1.0
SpeakersJohnny Wales, McLean Reich
ObjectiveTo provide updates on the ongoing efforts to assist with closure of single-walled USTs, updates to RUST, and how RUST applies to UST closure
DescriptionRedhorse Corporation, partnering with the State Water Board and USEPA, has been engaged in both outreach to single-walled UST owners and operators and analysis of the single-walled UST population, and would like to share updates. We will also share updates to the RUST program which assists eligible small businesses with funding for their UST projects, via grants and loans, and relate RUST back to single-walled UST closure.
STATISTICAL ANALYSIS OF ENVIRONMENTAL DATA    TU-F3   100711
Tuesday     3pm to 5pm
Room GRAND BALLROOM G/H
Seating92 of 100 seats available
CreditsREHS: 2.0  
SpeakersCarl Palladino
ObjectiveThis session will provide participants with an introduction to conducting statistical analysis of environmental data.
DescriptionThis class provides a brief introduction to statistical analysis of environmental data with an emphasis on using EPAs software application ProUCL. Basic statistics, hypothesis testing, decision errors, data interpretation and decision making are discussed. ProUCL is explored to understand how to perform simple data analysis. Little to no previous experience with statistics is required.
RISK-BASED INSPECTION OF STORAGE TANKS    TU-G3   100721
Tuesday     3pm to 5pm
Room GRAND BALLROOM A-D
Seating148 of 160 seats available
CreditsREHS: 2.0  
SpeakersPhilip Myers
ObjectiveTo cover Risk-Based Inspection (RBI) for storage tanks: Should I use it? Will the regulations accept it? What can go wrong? What are the pros and cons? Can I trust it?
DescriptionThe concept of Risk-Based Inspection (RBI) was popularized by API 580 & 581. The complex requirements make RBI implementation opaque, hard to understand and audit for compliance. The talk will cover the history & background, what the industry feedback is, conditions under which it should be allowed, and basic guidelines to validate the methodology for applying RBI to tanks. A brief discussion of similar service assessments will be included.
COMPRESSED GAS CYLINDER IDENTIFICATION    TU-J3   100749
Tuesday     3pm to 5pm
Room MARQUIS BALLROOM SOUTH
Seating202 of 250 seats available
CreditsREHS: 2.0  
SpeakersChris Reiner
ObjectiveStudents will learn tips and techniques for identifying unknown compressed gas cylinders.
DescriptionAn unidentified compressed gas cylinder can be an alarming find, but it doesnt have to be. This course will teach you how to read the clues a cylinder gives and enable you to identify whats inside, or at least what kind of hazard it presents. After the lecture, students will identify multiple mystery cylinders and leave with a better understanding of the risks and realities of compressed gases.
SYNCING WITH CERS IN REAL TIME - DO WE WANT IT?    TU-L3   100753
Tuesday     3pm to 4pm
Room GOLD KEY III
Seating40 of 50 seats available
CreditsREHS: 1.0  
SpeakersDarryl Booth
ObjectiveAttendees will learn the current state of CERS Data Transfer (EDT) and explore the value and potential of moving to real-time communications.
DescriptionMost CUPAs use CERS EDT to download submittals and to upload inspections/violations (CME). For these CUPAs, the exercise is typically done once a day or once a week. In some cases, it's on-demand. These were the standards and expectations established when CERS was first built. In fact, the technology would also allow for real-time transfer, meaning that new inspections would be posted immediately. New submittals would arrive upon submission.
HMBP - AB 2059 - NEW REQUIREMENTS    TU-M3   100758
Tuesday     3pm to 5pm
Room GOLD KEY I/II
Seating77 of 125 seats available
CreditsREHS: 2.0  
SpeakersFrederick Chun, John Elkins
ObjectiveTo discuss the purpose of AB 2059 and best means of implementation and compliance with the new law.
DescriptionThis class will cover new requirements as required by AB 2059 for businesses and UPA personnel.
COMPLIANCE AUDITS IN A POST-PANDEMIC WORLD    W-A4   100659
Wednesday     3pm to 5pm
Room MARQUIS BALLROOM NORTHWEST
Seating195 of 200 seats available
CreditsREHS: 2.0  
SpeakersEli Macha, Chad Collin
ObjectiveThis presentation reviews all the recent changes to IIAR standards.
DescriptionOver the past few years IIAR has published several notable changes to their suite of standards. The point of this presentation will be to bring regulators up to speed on recent changes in the ammonia refrigeration industry. IIAR standards 2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 and 9 all have important changes relevant to our industry.
UNDERSTANDING THE LARGE QUANTITY GENERATOR REQUIREMENTS    W-B4   100672
Wednesday     3pm to 5pm
Room MARQUIS BALLROOM NORTHEAST
Seating196 of 250 seats available
CreditsREHS: 2.0  
SpeakersAnthony Cardno
ObjectiveTo determine generator status, describe device management requirements and emergency plan elements, and determine if release reporting is required.
DescriptionThis 2-hr session covers the large quantity generator requirements at 22 CCR 66262.34, including determining a sites generator status, storage device management, marking, time limits, paperwork, and training requirements. Students will learn emergency response, planning requirements, and release reporting requirements applicable to large quantity generators.
PREPARING FOR A CUPA PERFORMANCE EVALUATION VIA THE SELF-AUDIT    W-D4   100693
Wednesday     3pm to 4:30pm
Room ORANGE COUNTY BALLROOM 1/2
Seating115 of 150 seats available
CreditsREHS: 1.5  
SpeakersNicholas Crain, Robert Hunt, Danielle Desaussure
ObjectiveThis session will identify best practices for a successful CUPA performance evaluation, including preparation by way of a rigorous Self-Audit.
DescriptionThis session will discuss the key to a successful performance evaluation by way of an honest Self-Audit of your local program, utilizing data to inform decisions. By utilizing an annual deep dive into an UPA's processes & data during the Self-Audit, areas of improvement will be identified more readily. The focus will be on Riverside County's internal Self-Audit process, from start to finish, providing examples of documents and reports utilized.
CASE STUDY- ILLEGAL DUMPING AT APARTMENT COMPLEX    W-E4   100703
Wednesday     3pm to 5pm
Room ORANGE COUNTY BALLROOM 3/4
Seating127 of 150 seats available
CreditsREHS: 2.0  
SpeakersWilliam Fallon
ObjectiveThe participants will gain understanding of the multijurisdictional approach and collaboration by the various Orange County agencies.
DescriptionThis session will present a case study involving an illegal dumping of chemicals at a residential apartment complex. The case study will detail the emergency response, the law enforcement investigation that led to the identification of the perpetrator, and the eventual felony criminal filing and prosecution. This case study will highlight the collaboration and teamwork between the CUPA and law enforcement that resulted in a successful criminal
CLEAN UP TRACK ROUND TABLE MEETING (GOV'T ONLY)    W-F4   100715
Wednesday     3pm to 5pm
Room GRAND BALLROOM G/H
Seating42 of 50 seats available
CreditsREHS: 2.0  
SpeakersSheryl Baldwin
ObjectiveClean Up Track Round Table Meeting (Gov't Only)
DescriptionClean Up Track Round Table Meeting (Gov't Only)
SPCC PLAN: FACILITY DESCRIPTIONS AND DIAGRAMS    W-G4   100725
Wednesday     3pm to 5pm
Room GRAND BALLROOM A-D
Seating151 of 160 seats available
CreditsREHS: 2.0  
SpeakersJanice Witul, Pete Reich
ObjectiveTo provide a summary of the Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasure (SPCC) Plan requirements on facility description and diagram
DescriptionThis session will cover the facility description and diagram requirements for SPCC Plans in accordance with 40 CFR Part 112. Discussions will include the prediction of direction, rate of flow, and total quantity of oil that could be discharged for each type of major equipment failure where experience indicates a reasonable potential for equipment failure. Examples of facility diagrams will also be discussed.
TAPPING INTO TOXICS WITH EPA'S TRI DATA ON FACILITIES WASTE    W-H4   100776
Wednesday     3pm to 5pm
Room GRAND BALLROOM F
Seating179 of 180 seats available
CreditsREHS: 2.0  
SpeakersCheryl Keenan
ObjectiveLearn which facilities are required to report to TRI and understand the extensive TRI data available on facility-level releases and waste management.
DescriptionThe course explains which facilities are required to report to EPAs Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) and presents how to access and understand the facility-level data available on releases of toxic chemicals to air, water, and land, and waste management practices (e.g., treatment, recycling). Participants will learn how to access and use TRI data to better understand a facility's environmental profile.
RADIATION NOT SEEN ON TV: REAL RAD RESPONSES & LESSONS LEARNED    W-I4   100743
Wednesday     3pm to 5pm
Room GRAND BALLROOM E
Seating168 of 175 seats available
CreditsREHS: 2.0  
SpeakersJuan Garcia
ObjectiveParticipants will learn about real responses first responders have had to radiation incidents. What went right, wrong, and improvements possible.
DescriptionThis course provides an overview of real responses first responders have had to radiation incidents. Speakers will be from various jurisdictions and functions of California. An overview of educational opportunities for expanding ones radiological preparedness/knowledge will be covered towards the end of the module. Q&A session will be at the end of the module.
HMBP - AB 480 - RELEASE REPORTING UPDATE    W-M4   100761
Wednesday     3pm to 5pm
Room GOLD KEY I/II
Seating111 of 125 seats available
CreditsREHS: 2.0  
SpeakersJohn Elkins, Karen Riveles
ObjectiveTo share the Criteria developed by the UPAs to be utilized to issue an order under AB 480 for a closure of a portion of a facility creating an imminent and substantial endangerment to public health and safety.
DescriptionAB 480 Effective January 1, 2022 - Concepts of New Law: A release of a spill, escape or entry of HM, HW, or substances. The UPA in consultation with the Local Health Officer (LHO) determines & imminent and substantial endangerment to public health due to specified factors. An UPA may issue and order to RP to immediately suspend or discontinue the activity causing or contributing to the release. The law precludes the UPA from issuing an order if the material falls below a reporting threshold established by the office in any regulation. UPA must support its order with findings including evidence of LHO consultation and order be consistent with the criteria developed by the UPAs to determine imminent and substantial endangerment to the public.
Since we will be using our calcupa.org "My Itinerary" process for the 2023 Conference for Attendees to Earn CEUs, please create your Itinerary by going to the online agenda and clicking on the "+Add" button on the right of the page to Add Sessions you plan to attend to your "My Itinerary".  To View/Edit your Itinerary for Session Attendance, visit your My Itinerary.  We will provide further information on how to 'check in/out' of a Session to verify your attendance. If you have any questions, please email registration@calcupa.org.