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Session
CALARP OFFSITE CONSEQUENCE ANALYSIS    W-A1
Wednesday     8am to 9:45am
Room SANDPEBBLE-DE
Seating37 of 110 seats available
CreditsREHS: 2.0  
SpeakersJack Becker
ObjectiveParticipants will gain an understanding of offsite consequence analysis requirements, common modeling tools and underlying methodology.
DescriptionThis course will outline the CalARP offsite consequence analysis requirements; model worst-case and alternative release scenarios for toxic gasses, toxic liquids, toxic solids and flammable substances; demonstrate use of common modeling tools (RMP*Comp, ALOHA, Marplot and tables in EPA's Risk Management Program Guidance for Offsite Consequence Analysis); and explain the underlying methodology used to estimate the distance to toxic end point.
PresentationCalARP Offsite Consequence Analysis
HW: THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE UGLY    W-B1
Wednesday     8am to 8:50am
Room SEQUOIA-A
Seating99 of 250 seats available
CreditsREHS: 1.0  
SpeakersRichard Medina
ObjectiveThis session will provide an overview of hazardous waste best practices, separation and storage highlighting good and bad examples.
DescriptionThe basic elements of this session will cover overall best practice when regulated entities accumulate and or generate waste, proper storage, documentation and disposal. The session will rely on visual aid to compare and contrast the good, the bad and the ugly waste storage practices at real facilities. At the end of the session, participants will have a better understanding of what proper hazardous waste storage areas looks like.
PresentationHW: The Good, The Bad, The Ugly
ABANDONED UST CLOSURE OUTREACH    W-C1
Wednesday     8am to 8:50am
Room SEQUOIA-B
Seating207 of 350 seats available
CreditsREHS: 1.0  ICC: 1.0
SpeakersJohnny Wales
ObjectiveThis session will give an overview of efforts to assist with restoring compliance to abandoned, unpermitted USTs.
DescriptionRedhorse Corporation staff, partnering with the State Water Resources Control Board and US EPA, would like to share updates on the RAT (Removal of Abandoned Tanks) initiative, which aims to use enforcement correspondence and aid with financial assistance applications to compel owners of properties associated with abandoned, unpermitted, unmonitored USTs, to bring the USTs back into compliance.
CUPA 101    W-D1
Wednesday     8am to 9:45am
Room CYPRESS-AB
Seating30 of 160 seats available
CreditsREHS: 2.0  
SpeakersJason Boetzer, Kristen Ward
ObjectiveThis session will provide participants with the history and evolution of the Unified Program.
DescriptionThis course is a comprehensive overview of the Unified Program, including a brief history of environmental regulations which led to the creation of the program. The course will further examine the coordination, consolidation, & implementation of the six program elements. And finally, this course will provide an overview to the collaborative efforts of the stakeholders demonstrating successes.
PresentationCUPA 101
THE LANGUAGE OF LEADERSHIP, THE NEW LEADERSHIP PLAYBOOK    W-D5
Wednesday     8am to 4:45pm
Room 9052
Seating9 of 36 seats available
CreditsREHS: 8.0  
SpeakersKirk Ford
ObjectiveThis session will provide participants with leadership tools to make their teams higher performing and intent based.
DescriptionThis course is based on the book "Leadership is Language" by David Marquet. We'll go over his new leadership playbook that uses language to empower your team to perform at their highest potential and build a framework that achieves the right balance between deliberation and action. 8 hours of energetic, thought provoking content.
EMPLOYEE SAFETY    W-E1
Wednesday     8am to 11:45am
Room HARBOUR-AB
Seating71 of 150 seats available
CreditsREHS: 4.0  
SpeakersJohn Wilson
ObjectiveTo become familiar with or reacquainted with safety procedures in the field related to mindset, emergencies, and safe actions in critical moments.
DescriptionWith the help of professionals throughout California, CBLTAC combined a number of popular classes into a four hour class full of the most important and popular topics we teach involving "tactical" safety. "Employee Safety" covers on-the-job mindset, emergency operations plans (organizational and personal), accountability, safe actions while at the workplace or remote jobsites, operational honesty in communication, contact and cover techniques, preventing stress from the "information void", physiology of emergencies, personal protective equipment and everyday carry items, emergency location applications, natural emergency response, sheltering and lockdown procedures, and after-emergency topics (accountability, health, social media). "Employee Safety" is not the average "safety" class. It is an interesting, exciting look at how to be proactive at ensure you and your employees make it home safer each night.
STI ROLE IN TANK LISTINGS & SPOO1/031 UPDATES    W-G1
Wednesday     8am to 9:45am
Room REGENCY-A
Seating110 of 155 seats available
CreditsREHS: 2.0  
SpeakersJerry Schollmeyer, Steve Pollock, Craig Fletcher, Joseph Mentzer, Tim O'Toole
ObjectiveTo discuss tank and appurtenance manufacturing specifications and performance testing, including UL requirements.
DescriptionWe will cover STI/SPFA, including general updates to SP001/SP031, and how STI develops tank manufacturing specifications in compliance with UL performance testing. An STI affiliate will discuss listing tests for ancillaries and manufacturers recommended periodic inspections, like emergency vents and overfill.
PresentationApproval Criteria For AST System Components
SP001 SP031 Update
W-G1 STI Role in Tank Listings & SP001/SP031 Updates - Introduction OToole 1
STI/SPFA and Tank Listings
HAZARDOUS WASTE MANAGEMENT IN CALIFORNIA: 101    W-H1
Wednesday     8am to 9:45am
Room POOLSIDE-PAVILLION
Seating85 of 250 seats available
CreditsREHS: 2.0  
SpeakersGary Lucks
ObjectivePrimer, overview of the salient requirements for managing hazardous waste under California law with practice tips to help assuracecompliance.
DescriptionThis course will describe the hazardous waste regulatory requirements as they relate to hazardous waste compliance activities with particular focus on hazardous waste generator requirements. This comprehensive course is designed to provide an overview of up-to-date California and federal hazardous waste regulations including emergency response.
GROWING PAINS: ONE DEPARTMENTS EXPERIENCE WITH THE CANNABIS INDUS    W-I1
Wednesday     8am to 9:45am
Room REGENCY-B
Seating81 of 150 seats available
CreditsREHS: 2.0  
SpeakersKen Kwong
ObjectiveEvaluate the transition of the cannabis industry from the gray market to legal market from the point of view of a fire agency.
DescriptionThis course will provide a brief history on the path to legalization, a brief overview of requirements for cultivators and manufacturers from the California Fire Code and the challenges that we have encountered with maintaining compliance. This course will also present information on our role with the illegal/illicit cannabis market.
THE INTERSECTION OF DOT CLASSIFICATION WITH THE RCRA AND NON-RCRA    W-J1
Wednesday     8am to 9:45am
Room CYPRESS-C
Seating69 of 100 seats available
CreditsREHS: 2.0  
SpeakersRoss Kellogg
ObjectiveTo better understand the relationship between the DOTs criteria for Hazardous materials classification and CA waste ID
DescriptionThis 1.75-hr (2hr) session will go over the criteria for both 9 DOT hazard classes and the four hazardous waste characteristics, including RCRA and Californias additional criteria for corrosivity and toxicity. It will note the similarities and significant differences between the two agencies required tests. Additionally, this session will show how this relationship may effect choosing a Proper Shipping Name and various shipping communications
PresentationTHE INTERSECTION OF DOT CLASSIFICATION WITH THE RCRA AND NON-RCRA
HAZWOPER 8-HOUR REFRESHER (PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED)    W-K1
Wednesday     8am to 4:45pm
Room BAYSIDE
Seating24 of 45 seats available
CreditsREHS: 8.0  
SpeakersBrenda MacGregor
ObjectiveThis course is required each year for anyone who has already taken the initial 24- or 40-Hour HAZWOPER certification and has kept current
DescriptionThis OSHA compliant 8-Hour HAZWOPER Refresher classroom training session meets the annual refresher requirements for the Federal OSHA HAZWOPER Standard. The objectives of this course are to meet the Federal OSHA HAZWOPER training requirements of 29 CFR 1910.120(e)(8), 29 CFR 1910.120(p)(7)(i) or 29 CFR 1910.120(q)(8) for general industry, and 29 CFR 1926.65(e)(8), 29 CFR 1926.65(p)(7)(i) or 29 CFR 1926.65(q)(8) for construction.
CALIFORNIA FIRE CODE CHEMICAL HAZARD CLASSIFICATION DISCUSSION    W-L1
Wednesday     8am to 9:30am
Room SANDPEBBLE-ABC
Seating34 of 100 seats available
CreditsREHS: 1.5  
SpeakersRussell Vernon
ObjectiveAttendees will locate and recognize locations of relevant hazard data. Demonstrate ability to identify relevant and critique classifications.
DescriptionThe presentation will demonstrate the application of Fire Code classification definitions relevant to MAQ limits for real chemicals. We will do a deep dive into the physical, chemical, and acute toxicity characteristics and discuss the use of Global Harmonized Standard Hazard Statements for classifications. The session will be interactive, allowing the participants to classify chemicals.
PresentationCalifornia Fire Code Chemical Hazard Classification discussion with examples
California Fire Code Chemical Hazard Classification discussion with examples
HMBP 101    W-M1
Wednesday     8am to 9:45am
Room REGENCY-C
Seating133 of 150 seats available
CreditsREHS: 2.0  
SpeakersMelisa Custer, Teresa Quiaoit, Nicole Bandak
ObjectiveA general overview of the Hazardous Material Business Plan.
DescriptionThis course will provide a general overview of the Hazardous Material Business Plan. This course will provide a brief history, a review of the regulations, and an examination of how to determine a hazardous material. And finally, this course will discuss the requirements of the hazardous material business plan.
PresentationHMBP 101
HARNESSING TECHNOLOGY TO MAINTAIN COMPLIANCE WITH HMBPS    W-N1
Wednesday     8am to 9:30am
Room BOARD-ROOM-II
Seating2 of 30 seats available
Credits  
SpeakersJennifer Collins, Grace Poling
ObjectiveThis session will provide participants information on advanced technological tools to better meet their HMBP requirements.
DescriptionPublic safety regulatory agencies and companies face challenges in managing environmental reporting, including facility oversight, compliance, records management, and hazardous materials incident response. This presentation outlines steps to ensure HMBP compliance, addressing technology-driven solutions for threshold monitoring, inventory management, CERS submissions and CUPA approvals, and streamlined HMBP and Tier II/SARA reporting
PROCESS-BASED HAZARDOUS WASTE INSPECTIONS    W-B2
Wednesday     9am to 10am
Room SEQUOIA-A
Seating149 of 250 seats available
CreditsREHS: 1.0  
SpeakersRick Sakow
ObjectiveThis presentation will provide participants with an overview of process-based hazardous waste inspections.
DescriptionA process-based inspection is an organized and systematic approach to conducting RCRA compliance evaluation inspections of hazardous waste and complex industrial facilities, such as petroleum refineries and chemical manufacturers. This presentation will explain the key steps for conducting process-based inspections and determining when these types of audits are appropriate and will describe the benefits and limitations of this type of evaluation.
PresentationProcess-Based Hazardous Waste Inspections
SINGLE-WALLED UST OUTREACH AND RUST    W-C2
Wednesday     9am to 9:50am
Room SEQUOIA-B
Seating205 of 350 seats available
CreditsREHS: 1.0  ICC: 1.0
SpeakersJohnny Wales, McLean Reich
ObjectiveWe will provide updates to 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.
AMMONIA HAZMAT RESPONSE IT'S ALL ABOUT COMPETENCY.    W-A2
Wednesday     10am to 11:45am
Room SANDPEBBLE-DE
Seating19 of 110 seats available
CreditsREHS: 1.5  
SpeakersScott Melton, Eileen Woodbury, William Grass
ObjectiveThis session is to provide the participants an opportunity to better understand how Codes and Performance work together to have a successful outcome.
DescriptionThe course will take a deep look into 1910.120 and how it can be applied to an industrial ammonia release event. The course will further look into the performance-based decisions that must be made during these events. Leading to a better understanding of how competency is a must and that codes alone can't address all the possibilities.
INSPECTION AND ENFORCEMENT OF SINGLE WALLED USTS    W-C3
Wednesday     10am to 11:45am
Room SEQUOIA-B
Seating188 of 350 seats available
CreditsREHS: 2.0  ICC: 2.0
SpeakersJenna Hartman, Thomas Henderson
ObjectiveThis session will train participants in the intricacies of single-walled UST inspection and enforcement options available now.
DescriptionSingle-walled USTs have many unique requirements. State Water Board staff find many missed violations during CUPA compliance inspections. An element of having single-walled systems removed prior to the 2025 deadline is strong enforcement. This session will provide an overview of those inspection and enforcement strategies both prior to and after the 2025 deadline.
DEALING WITH MARGINAL EMPLOYEES    W-D2
Wednesday     10am to 11:45am
Room CYPRESS-AB
Seating93 of 160 seats available
CreditsREHS: 2.0  
SpeakersJim Delia
ObjectiveHow to be proactive and notice and address poor performance before it becomes a more serious problem.
DescriptionWhen employees' performance is degrading to a problematic level, they often perform marginally for a time before dropping to Unsatisfactory or Unacceptable. This interactive workshop will cover the following topics: Why some employees under-perform; Identifying marginal employees; Strategies for dealing with marginal employees; Motivating marginal employees; and Setting objectives and action plans.
WHAT TO EXPECT WHEN IMPLEMENTING SPCC PLANS    W-G2
Wednesday     10am to 11:45am
Room REGENCY-A
Seating11 of 155 seats available
CreditsREHS: 2.0  
SpeakersJack Becker, Ashley Adami
ObjectiveUnderstand APSA and SPCC requirements and evaluate compliance with on-going implementation requirements of the SPCC rule.
DescriptionAshley and Jack will provide their perspective on preparing and implementing SPCC Plans based on their experience developing engineered SPCC Plans for clients throughout California. This course also provides insight on implementing APSA and SPCC requirements, details regarding SPCC technical amendments, 5-year reviews, training, documentation plus the differences of Tier I, Tier II, & PE certified SPCC Plans.
PresentationW-G2-What To Expect When Implementing SPCC Plans-Becker Adami-1
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