Pennsylvania EHS Professional 2021 Preparation Webinar Series

2021 Guide for EHS Managers in PA Liberty is pleased to be presenting environmental compliance webinars as part of the Pennsylvania EHS Professional 2021 Preparation Webinar Series

Whether you’re an experienced EHS Manager or just entering the profession, or in another role with responsibility for your organization’s health, safety, and environmental compliance, this series will be of value to you. We will address the top environmental and safety concerns facing Pennsylvania manufacturers today and you will have the opportunity to ask questions and get answers from experienced professionals in regulatory compliance.

Can’t make the live event? Our sessions will be recorded for you to listen at a time that’s more convenient for your schedule.

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Pennsylvania EHS Professional 2021 Preparation Webinar Series Agenda

DAY 1 (Tuesday, December 8, 2020) Right-to-Know and Air Quality

11 am: Right-to-Know, TRI/Form R and Tier II Reporting – Join us for a deep dive into the EPCRA planning, reporting, and notification requirements. Following a brief review of the history of EPCRA to understand the importance of the program, we’ll be focusing on Tier II and TRI reporting. Our discussion will include common errors, often overlooked chemicals and newly regulated chemicals for RY 2020. Presenter: Katie Cirone, PE of Liberty Environmental

12 noon: Air Quality Permitting What triggers the need for an air permit application? This presentation will start with the basics but quickly delve into the details, exploring Request for Determination vs. Plan Approval. We will talk about how to make your permit as simple as possible, right-sized permits, major vs. minor, and the new fee schedule in PA. Presenters: Gavin Biebuyck and Jonathan Wickstrom of Liberty Environmental

DAY 2 (Wednesday, December 9, 2020) Industrial Stormwater, Spill Prevention Planning and Waste Management

11 am: Industrial Stormwater and Spill Prevention Planning – When is an industrial stormwater permit required? How do you secure a non-exposure certification to avoid permitting? This presentation will address these questions and more. We will also review commonly elevated pollutants found in stormwater samples and discuss how they can be addressed through Best Management Practices. Attendees will walk through the preparation of a compliant Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan and gain an understanding of the intergration of this plan with other required plans. Presented by Jim Cinelli, PE, BCEE of Liberty Environmental

12 noon: Waste Management: A discussion on hazardous waste determination and recordkeeping. We’ll review who can make the hazardous waste determination and the steps needed to make one. We’ll also discuss recordkeeping and its value for small and large quality waste generators, including identifying hazardous waste numbers for small and large quantity generators. Presented by Dave Skrocki and Jamie Caron of Elk Environmental Services

DAY 3: (Thursday, December 10, 2020) Safety, Presented by Jamie Caron of Elk Environmental Services

11 am: Introduction to OSHA & HAZCOMA general discussion about how and why OSHA may come to your site and what you as an employer can do to be prepared for the visit. Also, HAZCOM is one of the most-cited standards by CSHO’s over the past 5 years; we will discuss the importance of proper labels and what needs to be labeled.

12 noon: Machine Guarding in Manufacturing – A discussion about why machine guarding is needed. Any machine part, function, or process that may cause injury must be safeguarded. When the operation of a machine or accidental contact injures the operator or others in the vicinity, the hazards must be eliminated or controlled. We will discuss what OSHA looks for and what you can do to provide a safe workplace.

12:30 pm: Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) – What does OSHA say about PPE? Who needs it, when do they need it, who pays for it, and can employees share PPE? We will discuss what your options are as an employer and what your employees need to know.