Workshops •Sunday, August 25


8:30 am–12:30 pm

Tips & Tricks and DOT General Awareness for New Shippers and Non-Shippers

Workshop Leader: Linda Lawhorn, CHMM, CDGP

Tips and Tricks for New Shippers and Non-Shippers (with DOT General Awareness) helps new shippers and non-shippers to have a better understanding of what hazmat shipping IS, what hazmat shippers NEED, and what hazmat shippers can DO. Subjects include a terminology and process overview, shipping papers, emergency response information, hazmat registration, documentation review, trucking aspects, things that trained shippers can do besides shipping, and earning professional credentials like the CHMM and CDGP. Shippers and non-shippers (who often manage shippers) will receive DOT General Awareness training and testing as part of this class (certificates issued or mailed) and will be able to help each other navigate these regulations successfully afterward.

(Includes test at end to meet DOT requirements)

* Additional registration fee required. See fees page for details.

  • Location: Greenbriar


8:30 am–4:30 pm

HAZWOPER

Workshop Leader: Steve Laughlin, CHMM

The “HAZWOPER” standard could apply to a number of different circumstances and job functions. This 8 hour refresher will satisfy the annual training requirement for individuals trained to any of the following initial programs (40hr – ‘Hazwoper’, 24hr – Personnel working at a TSD, 24hr – Hazardous Materials Technicians, and 8hr – First Responder Operations Level).

The course will be conducted in accordance with the OSHA standards in 29CFR 1910.120 while bringing some real world experience and examples to the class. The course will be a mixture of lecture, practical exercises and hands-on demonstrations.

* Additional registration fee required. See fees page for details.

  • Location: Edgewood


8:30 am–4:30 pm

RCRA Refresher

Workshop Leader: Scott Dunsmore, CET

Compliance managers and employees with responsibilities for ensuring overall compliance with the RCRA hazardous waste management, storage, treatment, and disposal requirements must receive training. The EPA requires annual refresher training for personnel at large quantity generator sites. This one-day RCRA refresher training provides a comprehensive review of critical hazardous waste management, storage, and disposal requirements for both large and small generators. Enjoy a streamlined, faster-paced curriculum and an extensive set of optional resources. Topics covered/reviewed include:

  • Hazardous Waste identification
  • Generator determinations (VSQG v. SQG vs. LQG)
  • VSQG management requirements
  • On-site management options (90-day, 180-day, and satellite rules)
  • Episodic event waste management
  • Universal waste and used oil management
  • Essential Land Disposal Restriction (LDR) requirements
  • Emergency preparedness, planning, and release reporting
  • Recordkeeping and reporting
  • The Hazardous Waste Manifest/e-Manifest
  • Major RCRA updates under EPA’s RCRA “Generator Improvements Rule”


* Additional registration fee required. See fees page for details.
  • Location: Lenox


8:30 am–4:30 pm

Respiratory Protection Program: Train the Trainer and Program Administrator Training

Workshop Leader: Bruce Donato, CHMM, CSP, CECD

If your organization requires employees to wear respirators, it also requires having a program administrator that “has appropriate training or experience in accord with the program’s level of Complexity”. Often program administrators are assigned without the proper experience.

This is 2-part training to meet the requirements of a Respiratory Program Administrator regardless of experience with respirator programs.

The morning session will be a respirator training that is designed to provide the ground work for inexperienced administrators or could be used as a train the trainer program for safety professionals familiar with respirators.

Sample PowerPoint Slide Decks will also be provided to participants.

* Additional registration fee required. Remote participation option available. See fees page for details.

  • Location: Fairlie


1:00 pm–5:00 pm

DOT/IATA Refresher

Workshop Leader: Linda Lawhorn, CHMM, CDGP

DOT Hazardous Materials Refresher will cover recent developments in the regulations and a number of special topics. Subjects include a terminology and process overview, precedence of hazard table, non-bulk vs. bulk packaging definition, radioactive placarding requirements, exclusive use vs. dedicated use, the RQ marking, Marine Pollutant marking, Class 6 evaluation for mixtures, Class 9 evaluation, highway vs. air limited quantities, shipping paper error review, and a PCB case for evaluation. A test will be administered to verify General Awareness, Function-Specific and Security Awareness aspects, and certificates issued or mailed.

(Includes test at end to meet DOT requirements)

* Additional registration fee required. See fees page for details.

  • Location: Greenbriar