Emergency Planning and Community Right-To-Know Act [1313]
Date: Wednesday, March 7, 2018
Time: 11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Location: Greater Columbus Convention Center
Room: A220

   Blair Everett, ehs project manager, Safex

Track: Chemical
Secondary Track: Regulatory/Legal
Session Type: Educational Session
Skill Level: Basic


This session introduces attendees to basic regulatory obligations under the Emergency Planning and Community Right-To-Know Act (EPCRA). If a facility stores extremely hazardous substances in any amount, or other chemicals in quantities greater than 10,000 pounds at any one time, it is subject to EPCRA. The presenter reviews the basics of annual EPCRA reports (Tier II and Toxics Release Inventory) in addition to addressing applicability, deadlines and reporting mechanisms.

Learning Objectives:
Discuss the purpose and background behind the EPCRA
Identify whether my organization should be filing Tier II and/or TRI reports
Summarize in a general sense, what is included in Tier II and TRI reports
Describe the means and deadlines for filing reports under EPCRA

CEU Hours:  
  IACET: 0.1
  HRCI: 1
  EPA: 1
  Sanitarian: 1
  BWC Discount Programs: 1

File & Handouts:
File 1

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