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Release Reporting Requirements – EPCRA V. CERCLA 

The EPA oversees two major reporting programs aimed at facilitating immediate response and long-term cleanup of hazardous substances released into the environment. Discussion of site facility mandatory obligations to timely report hazardous chemical releases under the Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA) and The Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) laws.

Triple Jeopardy

Discussion of the Worker Endangerment Initiative agreement between the Department of Justice, EPA and OSHA to achieve imposition of enhanced administrative, civil and criminal penalties against employers and management employees for violations of environmental, health and safety laws and regulations.

Process Safety Management / Risk Management – MOC Process Compliance 

Discussion of the Management of Change process and paperwork required by site facility to maintain compliance with OSHA and EPA MOC requirements.

OSHA Lockout Tagout Update 

Discussion of recent OSHA decisions concerning employer’s obligations to create equipment specific LOTO SOPs, employee LOTO training and necessary documentation required to be maintained.

Emergency Evacuation and Re Entry Into a Hazardous Atmosphere 

Discussion about a site facility’s obligation to evacuate all employees and persons from a hazardous chemical release environment.  Do’s and Don’ts.

Family Law in a Nutshell

Learn the basics of family law 101.

Attorney Client Checklist 

Review the possible issues to be mediated in a divorce and/or custody case.