NES Presenting at 2019 Cal CUPA Conference

Written by: Virginia McCormick, NES, Inc.


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Written by: Virginia McCormick, NES, Inc.


This year’s California CUPA Conference will be held at the Anaheim Marriott in Anaheim, CA. (Photo: https://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/laxah-anaheim-marriott/)

 

NES Returns to California CUPA Conference

NES is returning as a contributor and sponsor of the 2019 California CUPA Conference. Under the theme of “One Team, One Goal,” this year will mark the 21st anniversary of the Cal CUPA Conference, and NES is honored to be back.

The conference will be held at the Anaheim Marriott from February 25 – 28, 2019. The Anaheim Marriott will be serving as the main hotel for the event, and those interested in attending are encouraged to book through the event’s hotel registration link. The Courtyard Anaheim Resort/Convention Center has been set as the event’s overflow hotel. Additional venue information can be found here.

NES President and CEO Jerry Bucklin will be returning to the CUPA Conference and will be conducting training seminars and presentations during the four-day event. Information on Mr. Bucklin’s presentations, including times and descriptions, can be found in the following section.

 

2019 Cal CUPA Conference: “One Team, One Goal”

In business since 1987, NES maintains a solid reputation for providing expert environmental health & safety training on behalf of various California CUPAs including Fresno County Department of Public Health, Merced County Department of Public Health, and San Joaquin County Environmental Health Department. CUPA inspectors will also routinely attend NES’ open enrollment OSHA and hazardous waste management training programs, which are regularly held at Folsom, CA and Concord, CA training centers.

By helping regulated businesses protect their employees, assets, and the environment, NES demonstrates a dedication to providing high-quality environmental health & safety training and consulting services. Popular CUPA training programs include:

SPCC Plans for APSA Sites

  • Covers APSA statutes, SPCC Plans, regulatory requirements, and releases for facilities with aboveground storage tanks

Universal Waste Management

  • Covers hazards associated with universal waste, responding to releases of universal waste, and proper packaging, labeling, accumulation, and shipping requirements for universal waste

Hazardous Waste Management for the Auto Industry

  • Covers waste management requirements for hazardous waste commonly generated in the auto industry (repair and paint shops) and includes pollution prevention methods

UST Owner/Operator

  • Covers the responsibilities of owners and operators of facilities with underground storage tanks

Hazardous Materials Business Plan / CERS

  • Covers HMBP requirements, completion and submission of the HMBP via CERS, Contingency Plan requirements, and emergency response procedures

Basic Hazardous Waste Management

  • Covers hazardous waste recordkeeping and management requirements, hazardous waste identification and classification, container and tank management requirements, and shipping requirements

Advanced Hazardous Waste Management

  • Covers generator status determination, hazardous waste recordkeeping and management requirements, hazardous waste identification and classification, hazardous waste exemptions and recycling exceptions, container and tank management, facility standards, land disposal restrictions, and tiered permitting

DOT & Hazardous Waste Manifest

  • Covers identification of DOT-regulated hazardous materials and waste, proper packaging, marking, and labeling, and completion and submission of the Uniform Hazardous Waste Manifest form

As a nationally recognized environmental health & safety leader, NES continues to cultivate a productive relationship with the California CUPA Forum and has been invited to deliver presentations and convey valuable, insightful industry experience at the annual California CUPA Conference for over a decade. NES is pleased to contribute once again in 2019.

 

Scroll down to view more Cal CUPA Conference training videos featuring both Jerry Bucklin and Steve Reichow.

 

MOST COMMONLY CITED VIOLATIONS (Session Code W-H3)

Date and Time:

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 from 1:00 p.m. to 4:45p.m.

Presenters:

Jerry Bucklin, NES

Description:

This presentation will cover the most common violations issued by CUPA inspectors in 2017-2018 and compliance requirements associated with those common violations. Programs of interest will include Hazardous Materials Business Plans, hazardous waste generators, aboveground and underground storage tanks, and the California Accidental Release Prevention Program.

 

Q&A (Session Code Th-H3)

Date and Time:

Thursday, February 28, 2019 from 1:00 p.m. to 2:45 p.m.

Presenters:

Jerry Bucklin, NES

Greg Vlasek, CalEPA

Vince Mendes, Fresno County

Description:

This program will allow participants to ask questions to a panel of contributors regarding the CUPA programs, authority, trends, and interpretations. The Q&A program will also be attended by several California state agencies, such as the California Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC), the California State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB), and the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES).

 

BASICS OF HAZARDOUS WASTE MANAGEMENT (Session Code Th-J3)

Date and Time:

Thursday, February 28, 2019 from 1:00 p.m. to 4:45 p.m.

Presenters:

Jerry Bucklin, NES

Description:

This introductory program will provide hazardous waste generators an overview of California’s hazardous waste regulations. In addition to an explanation of inspections and enforcement of regulations, the program will also cover determining generator status (LQG, SQG, or VSQG), RCRA vs. non-RCRA waste, container and tank management requirements, and an overview of the manifest system.

 

Where to Find More Cal CUPA Conference Information

Interested parties can find more information about presentations at the California CUPA Forum website. In addition to presenting, NES will be available at Booth #33 during the exhibitor portion of the conference.

We hope to see you there!

BASIC HAZARDOUS WASTE IDENTIFICATION AND CLASSIFICATION (Part 1 of 2)

Jerry Bucklin, 2016 Cal CUPA Conference

 

BASIC HAZARDOUS WASTE IDENTIFICATION AND CLASSIFICATION (Part 2 of 2)

Jerry Bucklin, 2016 Cal CUPA Conference

 

BASICS OF HAZARDOUS WASTE TRAINING FOR INDUSTRY

Steve Reichow, 2016 Cal CUPA Conference

 

 

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