Conference Agenda & Scheduling

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Session
NEW CA/FED ENVIRONMENTAL LAWS: TRENDS & DIRECTIONS    M-H1
Monday     8am to 9:45am
Room POOLSIDE-PAVILLION
Seating2 of 250 seats available
CreditsREHS: 2.0  
SpeakersGary Lucks
ObjectiveTo apprise regulators & industry of salient environmental legislative, regulatory, & judicial developments impacting environmental compliance.
DescriptionThis session will describe recent legislative and regulatory developments at the federal, California, and regional levels including key court opinions. These new requirements will include an analysis and implications with respect to California businesses and government that are regulated by the Unified Program.
CHEMICAL EMERGENCIES: COORDINATING WITH YOUR FIRE DEPARTMENT    M-H2
Monday     1pm to 1:50pm
Room POOLSIDE-PAVILLION
Seating45 of 150 seats available
CreditsREHS: 1.0  
SpeakersLee Kirby, Duane Sweeton
ObjectiveLearn the importance of coordinating with your local fire department the development and implementation of your facilitys Emergency and Incident Action Plans.
DescriptionLearn the importance of coordinating with your local fire department the development and implementation of your facilitys Emergency and Incident Action Plans. Fire Department first responders will share experiences and discuss how pre-planning for chemical and fire emergencies can lead to an efficient and effective response. Learn what critical information fire responders require during their initial size-up of the incident.
PANEL DISCUSSION WITH FRONT LINE CUPA AND INDUSTRY    M-H3
Monday     2pm to 2:50pm
Room POOLSIDE-PAVILLION
Seating52 of 150 seats available
CreditsREHS: 1.0  
SpeakersMichelle Le, Sheilah Lillie, Emily Hoe, Mattie Bliss
ObjectiveParticipants will be able to ask those burning program questions to CUPA inspectors and industry environmental professionals.
DescriptionThis interactive Question & Answer session featured seasoned CUPA inspectors and industry environmental professionals. This session provides a valuable opportunity for participants to engage with our panel of experts, allowing you to pose inquiries related to regulatory matters or tactical best management .Our distinguished experts are here to share their wealth of knowledge and offer solutions.
INDUSTRY'S EXPERIENCE WITH CUPA PROGRAMS AND INSPECTIONS    M-H4
Monday     3pm to 4:45pm
Room POOLSIDE-PAVILLION
Seating20 of 150 seats available
CreditsREHS: 2.0  
SpeakersMichelle Le, Larry Jeffris, Lori Luces-Nakagawa
ObjectiveParticipants will be given the opportunity to vocalize and solve gaps related to the various CUPA programs.
DescriptionThis session will introduce the Industry Technical Advisory Group (ITAG) and the opportunity to capture the highest industry pain points as it relates to the CUPA programs. Participants will share issues and help craft solutions to improve communication, understanding, and consistency within the CUPA programs.
PresentationIndustry's Experience with CUPA Programs and Inspections
CUPA REPORTING AND EXEMPTIONS FOR ALL INDUSTRIES    TU-H1
Tuesday     8am to 9:45am
Room CYPRESS-C
Seating18 of 100 seats available
CreditsREHS: 2.0  
SpeakersFatima Ibrahim
ObjectiveAn A-Z session of special use and exemptions under CUPA and the similarities and differences between those and the California fire and building codes.
DescriptionThe six CUPA programs have various thresholds for reporting and exemptions. Exemptions include hazardous materials used within building systems such as refrigeration systems, fire suppression systems etc. It is important for businesses, developers, and facility managers to apply those exemptions properly along with the similar exemptions of the CBC and CFC. Ways to effectively use one programs information for another will be touched upon.
PresentationCERS Exemptions for All Industries
HOW FIRE SAFE IS YOUR BUSINESS: FIRE CODE VIOLATIONS & FIRE LOSS    TU-H2
Tuesday     10am to 11:45am
Room CYPRESS-C
Seating22 of 100 seats available
CreditsREHS: 2.0  
SpeakersLee Kirby, Ken Kwong
ObjectiveTo educate businesses on common fire code violations and how these violations may increase the risk of fire at their places of operation.
DescriptionWhat is the risk of fire at your businesses? What hazards may be present that increase the risk of fire? This awareness course will introduce businesses to the common fire code violations fire inspectors encounter and how these fire hazards, along with the occupancys use, have the potential to increase the risk of fire at your place of business. Interactive class exercises will place students in the role of a fire inspector, directing them through inspections to identify fire code violations and hazards at various industrial, manufacturing, and mercantile occupancies.
VIOLATION CLASSIFICATION 101 FOCUS ON HAZARDOUS WASTE    TU-H3
Tuesday     1pm to 2:45pm
Room SANDPEBBLE-ABC
Seating15 of 168 seats available
CreditsREHS: 2.0  
SpeakersApril Ranney, Ryan Miya
ObjectiveProvide the framework for understanding hazard waste violation classifications of minor, Class II, and Class I per the Hazardous Waste Control Laws.
DescriptionThis course provides the foundation for hazardous waste violation classification and will focus on hazardous waste generator violations. The course will focus on understanding and providing guidance on the violation definitions in the Health and Safety Code and in the California Code of Regulations. Some examples will be discussed to demonstrate violation classification. This class is open to regulators and industry representatives.
PresentationViolation Classification 101 Focus on Hazardous Waste
SPCC PLAN WRITING TIPS & TRICKS    TU-H4
Tuesday     3pm to 4:30pm
Room SANDPEBBLE-ABC
Seating89 of 168 seats available
CreditsREHS: 1.5  
SpeakersSteven Lichten
ObjectiveThe session will provide insights for a compliant and easier to implement and maintain SPCC Plan, and help minimize violations.
DescriptionUnlike tax forms, what you write in an SPCC Plan must be accurate and comprehensive. But LIKE tax forms, what you write into an SPCC Plan has consequences. We'll discuss some SPCC Plan writing tips and strategies to 1) help you reduce reliance on consultants, 2) make it easier to achieve and maintain compliance, 3) provide operational flexibility, and 4) reduce the need for frequent SPCC Plan updates.
PresentationSPCC Plan Writing Tips & Tricks - 2-per page handout
SPCC Plan Writing Tips & Tricks - Full page slide handout
HAZARDOUS WASTE MANAGEMENT IN CALIFORNIA: 101    W-H1
Wednesday     8am to 9:45am
Room POOLSIDE-PAVILLION
Seating86 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.
COLLABORATION V. CONFRONTATION: WORKING TOGETHER TO RESOLVE CASES    W-H2
Wednesday     10am to 11:45am
Room POOLSIDE-PAVILLION
Seating94 of 150 seats available
CreditsREHS: 2.0  
SpeakersMike McCann, George Gigounas
ObjectiveTo provide an overview of Governmental concerns toward potential violations and how private companies can successfully resolve their cases.
DescriptionThis course will outline the concerns and objectives from a prosecutorial agency and how those legal concerns are communicated with the private sector entity (individual or corporation) and how their attorney can work with the government to zealously advocate for their client while cooperating or collaborating to seek the best possible remedy to ensure future compliance without punitive sanctions.
SPILL & RELEASE REPORTING...IT'S BAAACK!    W-H3
Wednesday     1pm to 2:45pm
Room POOLSIDE-PAVILLION
Seating49 of 250 seats available
CreditsREHS: 2.0  
SpeakersSteven Lichten
ObjectiveParticipants will learn/better understand hazmat, haz waste & oil spill & release reporting requirements and the associated interpretations.
DescriptionAfter a several year hiatus, Spill & Release Reporting class is back! We'll review the various federal and Calif. requirements for reporting actual and threatened spills and releases of hazardous materials, wastes, oils and other materials. We'll discuss the latest draft OES regulations and interpretations, and Uncle Steve's hints and tips for worry-free reporting (or not reporting). The class is mostly focused on helping the regulated community.
PresentationSpill & Release Reporting - It's Baaack!! - 3-per-format handout
Spill & Release Reporting... It's Baaaack!! Full page slides
PFAS TALK    W-H4
Wednesday     3pm to 4:45pm
Room POOLSIDE-PAVILLION
Seating157 of 250 seats available
CreditsREHS: 2.0  
SpeakersPhilip Myers
ObjectiveProvide an overview of PFAS (per and polyfluoroalkyl substances) including users, chemistry, and significance.
DescriptionThis overview of PFAS pollutants will cover how they are ubiquitous but largely unregulated, why they were unrecognized as having significant impacts on environmental health & safety, where found, the very low concentrations that pose hazards, & the first major effort by EPA to address the issue through the Safe Drinking Water Act. The rulemaking timeline & status of PFAS NPDWR is discussed & how municipal potable water suppliers are affected.
PresentationPFAS Fundamentals
LIDS, LEAKS, AND LABELS: COMPLIANCE FOR SMALL QUANTITY GENERATORS    TH-H1
Thursday     8am to 9:45am
Room POOLSIDE-PAVILLION
Seating65 of 150 seats available
CreditsREHS: 2.0  
SpeakersSande Facinelli, Richard Casagrande
ObjectiveThis session will provide tips and hands-on activities for small quantity hazardous waste generators on how to prevent violations and maintain compliance.
DescriptionThis course is intended for professionals who identify, inspect, ship, manage, store, and dispose of hazardous waste. Although the primary focus will be small quantity generator requirements, participants will receive a general overview, including hands-on activities, of all hazardous waste topics including packaging, marking, labeling, storage, and shipment of hazardous waste, in addition to tips on how to prevent violations and maintain compliance with both Title 22 of the California Code of Regulations and Title 40 of the Code of Federal Regulations.
PresentationLids, Leaks, and Labels: SQGs
WHAT INDUSTRY NEEDS TO KNOW ABOUT THE GENERATOR IMPROVEMENT RULE    TH-H2
Thursday     10am to 11:45am
Room POOLSIDE-PAVILLION
Seating60 of 150 seats available
CreditsREHS: 2.0  
SpeakersTyler Nakaue, Michelle Le
ObjectiveThis course is co-led by agency and industry. The objective is to inform participants about the federal hazardous waste Generator Improvement Rule.
DescriptionThis course will inform participants about what portions and how California adopted the federal hazardous waste Generator Improvement Rule (GIR). Additionally, practical solutions for how to comply with these changes will be shared.
CALEPA PANEL DISCUSSION    TH-H3
Thursday     1pm to 2:30pm
Room HARBOUR-AB
Seating92 of 142 seats available
CreditsREHS: 2.0  
SpeakersJohn Paine, Jennifer Lorenzo, Thomas Henderson, Elizabeth Brega, Ryan Miya, Alvin Lal, Dennis Karidis
ObjectiveThe session will provide participants with the opportunity to express their concerns, and ask questions about, the implementation of Unified Program.
DescriptionThe session will present an open forum where Unified Program concerns and questions from the audience can be discussed and addressed. A panel of State and Local agency representatives will be available to discuss program implementation, address questions from regulators, regulated businesses, and other stakeholders, concerning the implementation and administration of the Unified Program, as well as statutory requirements and regulatory standards.
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