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UNIFORM HAZARDOUS WASTE MANIFEST & SHIPPING PAPER REQUIREMENTS    W-H3   100770
Wednesday     1pm to 3pm
Room GRAND BALLROOM F
Seating152 of 180 seats available
CreditsREHS: 2.0  
SpeakersNatasha McClurg
ObjectiveThis session will provide a thorough evaluation of the uniform hazardous waste manifest and waste related shipping paper regulatory requirements.
DescriptionThis course will provide participants with an in depth look at the uniform hazardous waste manifest requirements. Participants will evaluate shipping paper documentation, including e-manifest's, for accuracy. The course will end with a discussion on retention and distribution requirements.
IDENTIFICATION AND HAZARD ASSESSMENT FOR HAZMAT INCIDENTS    W-I3   100742
Wednesday     1pm to 2pm
Room GRAND BALLROOM E
Seating154 of 175 seats available
CreditsREHS: 1.5  
SpeakersGrant Miner
ObjectiveParticipants will learn how to identify the materials involved in an incident, analyze the hazards present, and how they impact response options.
DescriptionIdentification and hazard assessment (IDHA) plays a crucial role in responding to hazmat incidents. This course will discuss tools for identifying materials and their properties, understanding the dynamics of an incident and ensuring a safe, effective response. Topics will include resources for IDHA (placards/labels, SDSs, WISER, etc.), awareness of multiple hazards, reassessing hazards as information changes, and analysis of actual incidents.
OVERCOMING BIAS    W-J2   100773
Wednesday     1pm to 5pm
Room MARQUIS BALLROOM SOUTH
Seating242 of 250 seats available
CreditsREHS: 4.0  
SpeakersJohn Wilson
ObjectiveThis session provides information on understanding our diversity and how to overcome subconscious bias.
DescriptionWe are often surrounded by polarization in the very things we should be celebrating: race, religion, technology, arts, and ideologies. "Overcoming Bias" is a unique, exciting, and original look at the sources of human bias on a personal and organizational level. This presentation also covers harassment, discrimination, retaliation, and prejudice of 18 protected groups, while defining and helping the audience understand the protected groups.
HMBP SUBMITTALS - APPLIED STRATEGIES FOR ENSURING COMPLIANCE    W-M3   100760
Wednesday     1pm to 3pm
Room GOLD KEY I/II
Seating89 of 125 seats available
CreditsREHS: 2.0  
SpeakersElizabeth Brega, Nicholas Crain, Kathleen Estrada, Thomas Vohoska, John Paine
ObjectiveThis session will provide participants with strategies for ensuring businesses comply with HMBP submittal requirements.
DescriptionThis course will highlight requirements pertaining to HMBP submittals and will give an overview of statewide HMBP submittal trends. Sacramento County Environmental Management Department and Riverside County Department of Environmental Health will present on strategies for ensuring business comply with HMBP submittal requirements as well as processes for ongoing compliance. CalEPA will present on the future of HMBP submittals in CERS NextGen.
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.
CONDUCTING AN EFFECTIVE PROCESS HAZARD ANALYSIS    TH-A1   100660
Thursday     8am to 10am
Room MARQUIS BALLROOM NORTHWEST
Seating182 of 200 seats available
CreditsREHS: 2.0  
SpeakersJack Becker
ObjectiveThis session will provide insight for participants to evaluate the effectiveness of a PHA and identify potential gaps in safety.
DescriptionThis session will provide information on an effective PHA process and act as a guide of best practices for industry and inspectors to utilize in the preparation, facilitation and management of recommendations to improve safety. Topics of discussion will include techniques to better identify hazards; integrate previous incidents; document containment and controls, safeguards and mitigation measures; and understand the consequences of failure.
GENERATOR IMPROVEMENTS RULE - MANDATORY AND OPTIONAL PROVISIONS    TH-B1   100673
Thursday     8am to 10am
Room MARQUIS BALLROOM NORTHEAST
Seating233 of 250 seats available
CreditsREHS: 2.0  
SpeakersKareem Taylor, John Schofield, Chosu Khin
ObjectivePresenters will provide details of the rulemaking of the Generator Improvements Rule (GIR) Mandatory Provisions and GIR optional provisions updates.
DescriptionThe presentation will be divided into two parts. In the first part, the presenters will provide details of the DTSC's current regular rulemaking project of the Generator Improvements Rule (GIR) mandatory provisions (what is included in the rulemaking package and projected timeline.) In the second part of the presentation, the presenters will provide optional provisions that are being considered for adoption through a second rulemaking process.
UST PLAN CHECK: VPH SYSTEM INSTALLATION AFTER REMOVAL    TH-C1   100685
Thursday     8am to 12pm
Room MARQUIS BALLROOM CENTER
Seating252 of 350 seats available
CreditsREHS: 4.0  ICC: 4.0
SpeakersAngela Samayoa
ObjectiveAn overview of how evaluate plans for the installation of a new UST system after the removal of a UST system at the same location. More than you think
DescriptionAs most agencies large and small are learning, even cities that are built up are now seeing tank replacement projects that add more than the usual installation project. We will start our session from the premise that you have removal plans and a set of install plans for the same location. We will dig into Fire Code, CHSC, 23 CCR and more
THE 11 PRINCIPLES OF LEADERSHIP    TH-D1   100694
Thursday     8am to 12pm
Room ORANGE COUNTY BALLROOM 1/2
Seating117 of 150 seats available
CreditsREHS: 4.0  
SpeakersJohn Wilson
ObjectiveThis session provides proven lessons in effective, positive leadership.
DescriptionIn 1948, the United States Department of the Army developed a publication titled, "Leadership" (Field Manual 22-10). It was a culmination of literally hundreds of years of organizational leadership knowledge. The manual was first published in 1951 after several years of review. The original manual (FM 22-10) and its concepts have been used ever since, developed into further military, government, and civilian policies and doctrines. The concepts provided in the "11 Principles of Leadership" are timeless and apply to any organization that wants to better itself and its people. CBLTAC's adaptation of "The 11 Principles of Leadership" is a motivational, inspirational, and educational seminar about leadership and foundational concepts of how we can all be the best we can be. It is full of encouraging quotes about guidance and authority in an everchanging world. This class will provide leaders and subordinates alike with valuable tools they can use every day to apply or provide purpose, motivation, and direction to the daily activities and their long-term goals.
ROAD MAP TO EVIDENCE COLLECTION    TH-E1   100704
Thursday     8am to 12pm
Room ORANGE COUNTY BALLROOM 3/4
Seating144 of 150 seats available
CreditsREHS: 4.0  
SpeakersJeremy Davis
ObjectiveTeach basic theories and applications of evidence collection. Identify and describe evidence legalities. Discuss proper evidence storage.
DescriptionRoad Map to Evidence is a course designed for members of the fire service and law enforcement charged with investigation and enforcement duties. This course provides the participants with an introduction and comprehensive overview of evidence covering areas of, collection, chain of evidence, storage of evidence and the legalities associated with evidence within the court system.
STI UPDATES FOR SHOP BUILT TANKS/GENERATOR BASE TANKS    TH-G1   100726
Thursday     8am to 12pm
Room GRAND BALLROOM A-D
Seating152 of 160 seats available
CreditsREHS: 4.0  
SpeakersTim O'Toole, Steve Pollock, Jason Greer, Will Holman, Craig Fletcher
ObjectiveThis session will explore AST fabrication and inspection updates, corrosion studies, and the challenges that generator tanks create for inspectors.
DescriptionThe course updates progress on SP001 and SP031 standards for 2023. We will also investigate the results of recent fuel corrosion studies before diving into generator tank fabrication, along with appurtenances for inventory control and venting. Inspectors will be interested in learning about the odd situations with generator base tank systems that need to be resolved for a complete SP001 checklist as well as unique APSA/SPCC regulatory triggers.
PHARM WASTE INSPECTIONS UNDER NEW RCRA SUBPART P    TH-H1   100774
Thursday     8am to 9:30am
Room GRAND BALLROOM F
Seating156 of 180 seats available
CreditsREHS: 1.5  
SpeakersGregory Blount, Shannon Slavens
ObjectiveGoal of this presentation by retail pharmacy representatives is to share experience for how new RCRA Subpart P inspections have worked in other states
DescriptionThe course provides background and practical experience with how new Subpart P inspections are working in states that have adopted this new, sector specific RCRA program designed for pharmacies and hazardous waste management. As DTSC and California consider adopting this new program, panelist representing retail pharmacies will discuss how this program has been implemented by other states, including an inspection checklist.
THE ASSESSMENT AND DECONTAMINATION OF AN OPIOID CONTAMINATED SITE    TH-I1   100744
Thursday     8am to 10am
Room GRAND BALLROOM E
Seating163 of 175 seats available
CreditsREHS: 2.0  
Speakers
ObjectiveThis session details a case study involving the assessment and cleanup of a site contaminated with fentanyl and carfentanil residues following CA regs
DescriptionThe presentation of a case study involving the assessment and decontamination of a property used as an illegal opioid (fentanyl and carfentanil) handling and pill pressing site. This case study will detail the environmental site assessment and sampling procedures, the residues and contaminant findings, and the decontamination methods that were developed and used to successfully mitigate the property following current CA regulations.
WHAT HAPPENS WHEN THEY PARK THE TRUCK DIRTY SIDE UP?    TH-J1   100750
Thursday     8am to 12pm
Room MARQUIS BALLROOM SOUTH
Seating496 of 500 seats available
CreditsREHS: 4.0  
SpeakersNick Vent
ObjectiveRecognition of various highway cargo tankers that could be encountered Understand initial FRO actions to take in the event of an accident
DescriptionFlammable liquids are transported daily throughout our communities. Accidents will occur and need to be handled safely to protect Life, the Environment and Property. The Responders need to understand the properties of these chemicals and how to properly respond to incidents. To do this a familiarity with Cargo tanker construction is required. This course will use a real DOT 406 tanker, review various other cargo tankers and review incidents
NEXT GENERATION OF HAZMAT DATA MANAGEMENT AND CERS INTEGRATION    Th-L1   100754
Thursday     8am to 9am
Room GOLD KEY III
Seating43 of 50 seats available
CreditsREHS: 1.0  
SpeakersCameron Garrison
ObjectiveThis session will show participants the latest technology being deployed by large California agencies to manage hazmat data and exchanges with CERS.
DescriptionThe presenter will walk the participants through the newest browser based hazmat data management approaches (including integration concepts to CERS) that is being implemented by multiple agencies in California - including Orange County, San Francisco, Sacramento, Riverside, Anaheim fire, and others. Regardless of the direction other agencies go in the future, this will give them concepts and ideas to more efficiently run their CUPA programs.
HMBP - BATTERY GUIDANCE    TH-M1   100762
Thursday     8am to 10am
Room GOLD KEY I/II
Seating79 of 125 seats available
CreditsREHS: 2.0  
SpeakersApollonia Helm
ObjectiveReview the current UPAAG Battery Guidance Document Review various battery technologies being installed in the state. Review best practices for reporting into the California Environmental Reporting System (CERS).
DescriptionNewer battery technologies are being developed and installed at various facilities in the state. This class will examine the reporting of these battery systems and review guidance on the best practices for reporting into the California Environmental Reporting System.
OCT 2017 PARADIGM SHIFT FOR CA PETROLEUM REFINERIES PSM/CALARP    TH-A2   100661
Thursday     10am to 12pm
Room MARQUIS BALLROOM NORTHWEST
Seating196 of 200 seats available
CreditsREHS: 2.0  
SpeakersSteve Maher
ObjectiveUnderstand key elements of new PSM/CalARP Requirements for CA Petroleum Refineries, with an emphasis on human factors and facility applicability.
DescriptionState-PSM and CalARP requirements applicable to California refineries were finalized and made effective on October 1, 2017. Cal/OSHA's requirements are driven by a separate PSM regulation focused on petroleum refineries, and CalEPA/CalOES requirements include a new program level (Program 4), initially applying primarily to petroleum refineries. The course will focus on understanding and regulating these requirements.
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