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INTRODUCTION TO THE INCIDENT COMMAND SYSTEM (ICS)    M-J2
Monday     1pm to 4:45pm
Room BAYSIDE
Seating44 of 65 seats available
CreditsREHS: 4.0  
SpeakersJohn Wilson, Amy Segui
ObjectiveLearn the systematic tool for the command, control, & coordination of emergency response through the fundamentals of the Incident Command System (ICS)
DescriptionJoin our comprehensive Introduction to the Incident Command System (ICS) course, designed for both beginners and experienced professionals. Discover the core principles of ICS, its organizational structure, and effective communication protocols while enhancing your skills with two immersive tabletop exercises simulating real-world emergency scenarios. Reference materials will be provided to boost your confidence in emergency response coordination
PresentationIntro to ICS
RADIOACTIVE EASTER EGG HUNT - RADIOLOGICAL HANDS-ON WORKSHOP    M-J4
Monday     1pm to 4:45pm
Room 9052
Seating31 of 50 seats available
CreditsREHS: 4.0  
SpeakersCarl Palladino
ObjectiveThis session will provide participants with hands-on workshop using radiation instruments.
DescriptionThis fun, hands-on workshop will focus on proper use of radiological instrumentation, interpretation of readings, and conducting experiments to demonstrate nuclear radiation concepts. Fascinating animated radiological case studies will also be reviewed.
TECHNOLOGY IN RISK AND SAFETY    M-L2
Monday     1pm to 2pm
Room SANDPEBBLE-ABC
Seating67 of 100 seats available
CreditsREHS: 1.0  
SpeakersRussell Vernon
ObjectiveAttendees get a view into academic Risk Management and EH&S operations, along with the RSS technology used to address and minimize adverse outcomes
DescriptionThe session will begin with a general review of the technology used in academic EH&S and Risk Management. We will then delve into everything from hazard assessment through injury reporting, exposure monitoring, respirator fit testing, injury reporting, and reducing risks with business-related travel.
PresentationTechnology in Risk and Safety
Technology in Risk and Safety Class Resources
HMBP 101    M-M2
Monday     1pm to 2:45pm
Room REGENCY-C
Seating4 of 160 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
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.
CALIFORNIA HAZARDOUS WASTE CLASSIFICATION CRITERIA    M-B3
Monday     3pm to 4:30pm
Room SEQUOIA-A
Seating36 of 250 seats available
CreditsREHS: 1.5  
SpeakersGeoff Knight
ObjectiveReview California hazardous waste classification and how it varies from the federal RCRA program.
DescriptionCAs hazardous waste classification scheme is fundamentally different than the federal RCRA regulations. This presentation will cover the basics in CA, including key similarities and differences from the federal program. Streamlined approaches for laboratory analysis will be presented, and we will discuss reading laboratory reports. Classification of universal wastes, recyclable materials and wastes, and listed wastes will also be discussed.
PresentationCalifornia Hazardous Waste Classification Criteria
COMPLETING THE SPCC TEMPLATE FOR QUALIFIED FACILITIES    M-G3
Monday     3pm to 4:45pm
Room REGENCY-A
Seating78 of 155 seats available
CreditsREHS: 2.0  
SpeakersRoss Kellogg
ObjectiveTo provide an overview of how to complete the SPCC Plan Template available to Qualified Facilities.
DescriptionSession will define Qualified Facilities, the differences between Tier I and Tier II, and will delve into common questions regarding completing the SPCC plan templates that Qualified Facilities are allowed to use, including: accurately completing tables in the Template; how to include oil-filled operational equipment and portable containers in the SPCC Plan; and how to address tanks and containers in various sections of the Tier I & II templates.
PresentationCOMPLETING THE SPCC TEMPLATE FOR QUALIFIED FACILITIES
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
CERS APSA SUBMITTAL: A STEP-BY-STEP PROCESS    M-L3
Monday     3pm to 4:45pm
Room SANDPEBBLE-ABC
Seating57 of 100 seats available
CreditsREHS: 2.0  
SpeakersDenise Villanueva, Glenn Warner, Mary Wren-Wilson, Jennifer Lorenzo
ObjectiveTo provide an overview on submitting APSA information correctly in CERS
DescriptionThis session will provide an overview of the APSA submittal element such as the APSA documentation and APSA Facility Information section in CERS. The APSA question in the Business Activities will also be reviewed. This class will discuss common mistakes and misconceptions. Lastly, a step-by-step process of completing an APSA submittal will be shown.
PresentationCERS APSA SUBMITTAL
HMBP REPORTING REQUIREMENTS IN CERS    M-M3
Monday     3pm to 4:45pm
Room REGENCY-C
Seating3 of 160 seats available
CreditsREHS: 2.0  
SpeakersTeresa Quiaoit, Melisa Custer
ObjectiveUnderstanding HMBP reporting requirements in CERS
DescriptionThis course is an in-depth look at CERS and meeting HMBP requirements. This course will cover a a brief history, review of each of the elements found in CERS: Facility Information, Hazardous Material Inventory, Site Map, and the Emergency Response Plan. And finally, this course will provide an overview of how CERS is reviewed and the most common reasons a CERS submittal may be not accepted.
PresentationHMBP REPORTING REQUIREMENTS IN CERS
CALIFORNIA CUPA FORUM BOARD MEETING (OPEN TO EVERYONE)    M-O4
Monday     3pm to 4:45pm
Room REGENCY-B
Seating31 of 75 seats available
CreditsREHS: 2.0  
SpeakersAlvin Lal
ObjectiveCalifornia CUPA Forum Board Meeting (open to everyone)
DescriptionCalifornia CUPA Forum Board Meeting (open to everyone)
AN IN-DEPTH EXPLORATION OF PHAS FOR AUDITORS AND INDUSTRY    TU-A1
Tuesday     8am to 9:45am
Room SANDPEBBLE-DE
Seating47 of 110 seats available
CreditsREHS: 2.0  
SpeakersSamuel Calvert, Jeffrey Geiger
ObjectiveEquip auditors and industry with knowledge of PHA methodologies & common regulatory issues
DescriptionIn this presentation, we will dive into the realm of Process Hazard Analysis (PHA), a cornerstone in industrial safety and risk management. We will dissect various PHA methodologies, evaluating their merits and limitations, with a spotlight on the HAZOP (Hazard and Operability) approach. Finally, we will discuss the issues, regulatory and otherwise, that we commonly observe during audits.
PresentationAn In-Depth Exploration of PHAs for Auditors and Industry
OVERVIEW OF TIER PERMITTING SUBMITTAL ON CERS    TU-B1
Tuesday     8am to 9:45am
Room SEQUOIA-A
Seating175 of 250 seats available
CreditsREHS: 2.0  
SpeakersMalay Trivedi
ObjectiveLEARN COMPONENTS OF TIER PERMIT SUBMITTAL ON CERS
DescriptionThis course will aim to provide successful submittal of Tier Permitting (TP) element on CERS. It will outline/discuss different components of TP submittal on CERS. This course will look at hazardous wastes that are eligible for TP, provide an understanding of different standardized tiers-PBR, CA, CE and their requirements as they pertain to CERS submittal. THIS COURSE WILL NOT TOUCH ON HOW TO DO A TP INSPECTION.
PresentationOVERVIEW OF TIER PERMITTING SUBMITTAL ON CERS
ORIGIN OF THE STATE WATER BOARD TANKS PROGRAM AND ENFORCEMENT OF SB445    TU-C1
Tuesday     8am to 9am
Room SEQUOIA-B
Seating217 of 350 seats available
CreditsREHS: 1.0  ICC: 1.0
SpeakersBrian Taylor
ObjectiveThis session will highlight the evolutionary history of the UST Enforcement unit and its expected role in the Enforcement of SB445.
DescriptionBoth the Unified Program Agencies (UPAs) and the State Water Board Office of Enforcement UST Unit originated from the nations first State UST law addressing the threat of discharges from underground storage tanks to groundwater. This presentation will recap their interagency collaborative history, discuss investigative resources, and explore enforcement options for the implementation of the UST closure requirements of SB445.
COMMON NATIONAL SPCC MISCONCEPTIONS AT OIL FACILITIES    TU-D1
Tuesday     8am to 9:45am
Room CYPRESS-AB
Seating131 of 160 seats available
CreditsREHS: 2.0  
SpeakersMark Howard
ObjectiveThe EPA SPCC National Program Manager will provide insight on some of the more common regulatory misconceptions related to the SPCC rule (40 CFR part 112).
DescriptionFederal regulations can be complex and difficult to interpret. The presentation is geared toward CUPA inspectors and the regulated community stakeholders with a general understanding of the SPCC rule. The goal of the presentation is to provide attendees with insight on the rule's more complicated provisions and assist with approving facility compliance. The presentation will be provided in the form of a "Top Ten/Twenty List".
PresentationCommon MISC SPCC
PREPARING FOR AN APSA INSPECTION FOCUSING ON SPCC PLAN REVIEW    TU-G1
Tuesday     8am to 9:45am
Room REGENCY-A
Seating42 of 155 seats available
CreditsREHS: 2.0  
SpeakersPaul McCarty
ObjectiveProvide an overview of APSA inspection preparation including review of the SPCC plan and formal tank integrity tests.
DescriptionThis is an overview of preparing for an APSA inspection which includes review of the most recent submittal in CERS, past inspections, and in-depth review of an SPCC plan. The course will cover common issues that you may see when reviewing an SPCC plan template or engineered plan. Finally, this course will also provide review of formal tank integrity tests.
PresentationSummary of SPCC Rule Requirements
PREPARING FOR AN APSA INSPECTION FOCUSING ON SPCC PLAN REVIEW
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
LITHIUM ION BATTERIES: EMERGENCY RESPONSE, TRANSPORT AND DISPOSAL    TU-I1
Tuesday     8am to 11:45am
Room REGENCY-B
Seating3 of 156 seats available
CreditsREHS: 4.0  
SpeakersRobert Rezende, Gregory Jenkins, Leon Wirschem
ObjectiveSession will focus on the scientific principles, potential hazards, & fire-related response approaches related to lithium-ion battery fire incidents.
DescriptionLithium Ion batteries have dramatically increased in everything from consumer electronics and micro-mobility devices (e.g., e-bikes, scooters) to small and large scale battery energy storage systems. Instructors will information and case studies covering the proper use and disposal. They will also cover how to deal with Lithium Ion batteries in the event of a thermal runaway.
PresentationLIthum-ion Batteries: Emergency Response, Transport and Disposal
Lithium Ion Battery Awareness & Emergency Response
COMPARISON: FEDERAL AND CALIFORNIA HAZ WASTE REGS    TU-J1
Tuesday     8am to 9:45am
Room POOLSIDE-PAVILLION
Seating50 of 250 seats available
CreditsREHS: 2.0  
SpeakersScott Lyons
ObjectiveAttendees will understand the main distinctions between the federal RCRA hazardous waste regulations and the California Title 22 regulations.
DescriptionUnderstanding the difference between the federal and California Title 22 hazardous waste regulations is imperative. Californias regulations are more stringent and broader than the federal regs, resulting in confusion. Understanding where the programs intersect and differ is essential to compliance for both regulators and the regulated community. This session will summarize the differences between federal and California hazardous waste regs.
PresentationComparison: Federal and California Haz Waste Regs
HAZWOPER 8-HOUR REFRESHER (PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED)    TU-K1
Tuesday     8am to 4:45pm
Room BAYSIDE
Seating13 of 45 seats available
CreditsREHS: 8.0  
SpeakersNick Vent
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.
Presentation8hr Hazwoper Refresher
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