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Session
CALARP 201    W-A3
Wednesday     1pm to 2:45pm
Room SANDPEBBLE-DE
Seating9 of 110 seats available
CreditsREHS: 2.0  
SpeakersUriah Donaldson, Dominick Salazar
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.
PresentationCalARP 201
UST DESIGNATED OPERATOR AND UST INSPECTOR 2024    W-C4
Wednesday     1pm to 2:45pm
Room SEQUOIA-B
Seating0 of 350 seats available
CreditsREHS: 1.5  ICC: 1.5
SpeakersAngela Samayoa, Brenda Puepke
ObjectiveUST DO Inspections, 2024 course will discuss topics that are frequently overlooked and not addressed in regs like test result findings.
DescriptionReviewing test results is an important task for all UST stakeholders. A UST DO must report test dates, but which ones? We will review various test types and discuss areas of opportunity for improvement to enhance the quality of UST DO report messaging to the UST Owner. We will review Secondary Containment Test, annual Monitoring Cert, Spill Container Test, and important upcoming deadlines that could cause the facility closure if not completed.
PresentationUST DESIGNATED OPERATOR AND UST INSPECTOR 2024
HOW TO KEEP YOUR STAFF INVOLVED AND ENGAGED    W-D3
Wednesday     1pm to 2:45pm
Room CYPRESS-AB
Seating97 of 160 seats available
CreditsREHS: 2.0  
SpeakersJim Delia
ObjectiveHow to increase commitment for those who are resistant to change and are losing motivation for work and interactions with the co-workers.
DescriptionThis interactive workshop will cover the following topics: Employee engagement; Motivational factors; Motivating remotely; and best next steps to take.
TANK MANUFACTURING & OWNER TANK RECORD    W-G3
Wednesday     1pm to 2:45pm
Room REGENCY-A
Seating127 of 155 seats available
CreditsREHS: 2.0  
SpeakersSteve Pollock, Joseph Mentzer, Craig Fletcher, Matthew Taylor
ObjectiveTo provide an overview of tank manufacturing and good tank ownership recordkeeping.
DescriptionThis session will provide an overview of tank manufacturing and listing compliance, how this relates to owners' obligations to start with a good tank record, and other owner obligations. We will cover the relationship between the tank manufacturer and tank customer requests. STI/SPFA will introduce research tools for the APSA inspector.
PresentationSP031 Things That Go Wrong
STI's SP001 AST Record
Research Tools for Tank Info
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
IDENTIFICATION AND HAZARD ASSESSMENT (IDHA) FOR HAZMAT INCIDENTS    W-I3
Wednesday     1pm to 2:45pm
Room REGENCY-B
Seating81 of 150 seats available
CreditsREHS: 2.0  
SpeakersGrant Miner, Lee Kirby
ObjectiveParticipants will learn how to identify materials involved in an incident, analyze hazards present, and understand how they impact response options.
DescriptionIDHA plays a crucial role in responding to hazmat incidents. This course will provide responders at all levels, from FRA to Specialist, with 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, awareness of multiple hazards, reassessing hazards as information changes, and analysis of actual incidents.
PresentationIdentification and Hazard Assessment (IDHA) For Hazmat Incidents
CONFLICT RESOLUTION IN THE WORKPLACE    W-J3
Wednesday     1pm to 4:45pm
Room CYPRESS-C
Seating33 of 100 seats available
CreditsREHS: 4.0  
SpeakersAmy Segui, John Wilson
ObjectiveThis course gives employees at all levels insight, information, and practical tools to address and resolve interpersonal and professional issues.
DescriptionA brand-new class for 2024, Conflict Resolution in the Workplace builds on Communication and De-escalation and is a comprehensive course designed to equip participants with the knowledge and skills necessary to effectively address and resolve conflicts that commonly arise in professional settings. This course explores various types of workplace conflicts along with their root causes and provides practical strategies and techniques to manage and resolve them. Participants will gain a deeper understanding of the human dynamics of conflict and the importance of fostering a positive and collaborative work environment. This class is complete with a quick reference guide and practical reference to help guide conflicts to resolution.
CONNECTED SAFETY FOR ANY FIRE, HAZMAT & EMERGENCY RESPONSE TEAM    W-L3
Wednesday     1pm to 2:45pm
Room SEQUOIA-A
Seating220 of 250 seats available
CreditsREHS: 2.0  
SpeakersDoug Mayer
ObjectiveIn this session we will discuss how connected safety contributes to responder education, safety, and coordinated management, using concrete examples.
DescriptionThis presentation will provide attendees with an understanding of the benefits of connected safety technology and the steps any fire, hazmat & emergency response team can take to manage risks and keep first responders and communities safe. This session will teach how new technology can make your responses faster, simpler, more flexible, and more accurate from the moment you start loading the response vehicle to the post-incident hotwash.
PresentationConnected Safety for Any Fire, HazMat & Emergency Response Team
IDENTIFYING COMMON MISTAKES IN HMBP REPORTING    W-M3
Wednesday     1pm to 2pm
Room REGENCY-C
Seating36 of 150 seats available
CreditsREHS: 1.0  
SpeakersColleen Grainger, Sydney Kwan
ObjectiveThis session will provide an overview of HMBP reporting requirements and how to identify common mistakes facilities make when completing their HMBPs.
DescriptionThe course will begin by providing an overview of the fundamentals of the hazardous materials business plan (HMBP) program elements, including facility information, hazardous materials inventories, emergency response and training plans, and site map requirements. Second, the course will outline common mistakes facilities make when completing their HMBPs and provide guidance on how to identify these mistakes.
PresentationIDENTIFYING COMMON MISTAKES IN HMBP REPORTING
MOC-O-NAUTS: EXPLORING THE UNIVERSE OF CHANGE    W-A4
Wednesday     3pm to 4:45pm
Room SANDPEBBLE-DE
Seating75 of 110 seats available
CreditsREHS: 2.0  
SpeakersMiguel Rizo
ObjectiveLearn MOC principles, regulatory compliance, distinguish temporary vs. permanent MOCs, apply procedures, and analyze cases.
DescriptionEmbark on a cosmic journey as MOC-o-Nauts and explore the vast universe of change! Navigate MOC principles, chart your course through regulatory compliance, and master the optimal techniques. Navigate between temporary and permanent MOCs, execute procedures, and dissect real-life cosmic cases.
UST STATEWIDE TAG MEETING    W-C5
Wednesday     3pm to 4:45pm
Room SEQUOIA-B
Seating38 of 350 seats available
CreditsREHS: 2.0  ICC: 2.0
SpeakersThomas Henderson
ObjectiveOpen discussion and training for technical UST topics.
DescriptionTBD
COACHING FOR PERFORMANCE    W-D4
Wednesday     3pm to 4:45pm
Room CYPRESS-AB
Seating114 of 160 seats available
CreditsREHS: 2.0  
SpeakersJim Delia
ObjectiveThis session is designed to expose participants to the basic knowledge and skills needed to coach direct reports.
DescriptionTopics will include: Adopting a coaching mindset; Active listening; Focusing on strengths; Effective ways to guide employees as a coach; Good coaching questions; and Indicators of coaching opportunities.
FEDERAL REGISTER & HISTORY OF SPCC REGULATIONS    W-G4
Wednesday     3pm to 4:45pm
Room REGENCY-A
Seating90 of 155 seats available
CreditsREHS: 2.0  
SpeakersJanice Witul, Mark Howard
ObjectiveProvide a historical overview of Oil Pollution Prevention regulations of 40 CFR 112 (the SPCC rule) and background found in the Federal Register.
DescriptionThis session will cover the evolution of the SPCC regulations, including how it came to be the way it is today. The session will also include the Federal Register, where additional information on proposed and final rules are published. The Federal Register preambles include general information, background, and comments with responses regarding regulatory changes which can provide clarification for regulators and the regulated community.
PresentationSPCC History
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
WHATS THAT FOUL ODOR COMING FROM THE LANDFILL: A DMS INVESTIGATIO    W-I4
Wednesday     3pm to 4:45pm
Room REGENCY-B
Seating101 of 150 seats available
CreditsREHS: 2.0  
SpeakersDeirdre Williams, Winston Perez
ObjectiveThis session will demonstrate applying industrial principles while addressing a community complaint alleging toxic exposure.
DescriptionMunicipal solid waste landfills are responsible for producing several volatile organic sulfur compounds (VOSC) impacting our communities, the environment, and human health. Interest in the VOSCs emitted from landfills is a rising concern because of their unpleasant smell, low odor threshold and associated health concerns. Methyl mercaptan (MM) and Dimethyl sulfide (DMS) are two such typical odorous landfill gases which have received little attent
HAZARDOUS WASTE MANIFESTING - RCRA AND DOT REQUIREMENTS    W-L4
Wednesday     3pm to 4:45pm
Room SEQUOIA-A
Seating52 of 250 seats available
CreditsREHS: 2.0  
SpeakersRegan Bottomley, Andy Smith
ObjectiveLearn how to properly fill out a uniform hazardous waste manifest and identify violations.
DescriptionApproximately 50% of all manifests have mistakes on them that could lead to violations for your site. In this class we will learn how to properly fill out a Uniform Hazardous Waste Manifest, including the necessary DOT regulations. We will also learn how to create a DOT basic description and proper shipping name for both RCRA and non-RCRA hazardous waste, plus identify the most common mistakes and how to avoid them.
PAINTCARE - MANAGING PAINT SAFELY    W-M4
Wednesday     3pm to 4:45pm
Room REGENCY-C
Seating78 of 150 seats available
CreditsREHS: 2.0  
SpeakersTerri Marsman
ObjectiveThis presentation will provide an overview of the free resources that PaintCare offers California residents and businesses.
DescriptionPaintCare offers a variety of paint recycling opportunities to California residents and businesses through local collection sites, Large Volume Pickup Program, and Reoccurring Large Volume Pickup Program. PaintCare collects and manages leftover architectural paint following the waste hierarchy (reduce, reuse, recycle).This presentation will cover the background on PaintCare relevant to CUPA inspections and HMBPs requirements at drop-off sites.
PresentationPaintCare - Managing Paint Safely
INDUSTRY ROUNDTABLE STAKEHOLDER MEETING    W-O4
Wednesday     5pm to 6pm
Room REGENCY-B
Seating74 of 120 seats available
CreditsREHS: 1.0  
SpeakersAlvin Lal, Jason Boetzer, Michelle Le
ObjectiveIndustry Roundtable Stakeholder Meeting
DescriptionIndustry Roundtable Stakeholder Meeting
MECHANICAL INTEGRITY INSPECTION OF AN NH3 VESSEL    TH-A1
Thursday     8am to 9:45am
Room SANDPEBBLE-DE
Seating54 of 110 seats available
CreditsREHS: 2.0  
SpeakersPeter Thomas
ObjectiveThe purpose of this presentation is to provide instructions for performing a mechanical integrity inspection of an ammonia pressure vessel.
DescriptionMechanical integrity (MI) is a cornerstone of a CalARP Program. This presentation will provide instructions for performing an MI inspection of an ammonia refrigeration pressure vessel using the checklists contained in ANSI/IIAR 6-2019 Appendix B. Topics covered will include: - IIAR 6 Appendix B Checklists - Labeling requirements - Nameplates - Types of corrosion - Insulation - Supports and foundations - Relief valves - Common deficiencies
UNDERSTANDING THE LARGE QUANTITY GENERATOR REQUIREMENTS    TH-B1
Thursday     8am to 9:45am
Room SEQUOIA-A
Seating54 of 250 seats available
CreditsREHS: 2.0  
SpeakersRoss Kellogg
ObjectiveTo determine generator status, describe device management requirements and emergency plan elements, and determine if release reporting is required.
DescriptionThis 1.75-hr (2hr) 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.
PresentationUNDERSTANDING THE LARGE QUANTITY GENERATOR REQUIREMENTS
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