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  • 22
    22.March.Friday

    Essentials of Hazardous Materials Management: Day 4 - Risk Assessment, Sampling & Analysis, Geology/Hydrology and Remediation

    8:00 am-4:30 pm
    2019.03.22

    New Jersey Chapter of the Alliance of Hazardous Materials Professionals Presents:
    Essentials of Hazardous Materials Management Course

    Compliance Standards & Current Workplace Practices  
         Day 1: Friday, March 1, 2019 | 8:00am-4:30pmChemical & Physical Characteristics, Biological Effects & Toxicology
         Day 2: Friday, March 8, 2019| 8:00am-4:30pm

    Statutory and Regulatory Framework
         Day 3: Friday, March 15, 2019 | 8:00am-4:30pm

    Risk Assessment, Sampling & Analysis, Geology/Hydrology and Remediation
          
    Day 4: Friday, March 22, 2019 | 8:00am-4:30pm

    *A special discount is available to those registering for all 4 days of the program*


    Examination: A Separate Application & Fee is Required for the CHMM Exam. Please contact the Institute of Hazardous Materials Management at www.ihmm.org for more information

     

    The Essentials of Hazardous Materials Management (EHMM) course was created for the specific educational needs of environmental, health, safety and security (EHS&S) professionals. The course helps those new to the profession quickly build a solid foundation for their career in EHS&S while serving more seasoned professionals as a comprehensive refresher course that can also bring them up to speed on new areas that may have been added to their job responsibilities. The EHMM course is also a great tool to prepare for the Certified Hazardous Materials Manager® (CHMM®) designation examination.

     

    You can register for individual days or for the complete 4 day program. It is strongly recommended (but not required) that you complete the full four-day program. Not only will you receive the CEC credit for the complete training, but you will also gain a full and complete understanding of the essential of hazardous materials management. Furthermore, each course day is designed to build on the knowledge gained in previous class sessions, helping you maximize the opportunity to learn all aspects and or updates in EHS&S .

    Topics Covered:

    • The statutory and regulatory framework of environmental and hazardous materials management.
    • Compliance standards and state-of-the-art work practices on: Hazardous waste treatment, storage, and disposal, Hazardous materials storage, Radioactive material, Workplace safety, Packaging, Spills, Cleanup, Hazards assessment and communication
    • Basic and applied hazardous materials management principles, controls, and concepts
    • Science and technology of hazardous materials management
    • Chemical and physical characteristics
    • Sampling and analysis
    • Biological effects of hazardous materials
    • Toxicology
    • Geology/hydrology

     

    Content Addressed:

    • Identification and management of hazardous materials
    • Impact on and protection of human health and the environment
    • Releases of hazardous materials to land, air, water, and groundwater
    • Environmental restoration following contamination with hazardous materials
    • Compliance with laws (environmental regulation for specific purposes)
    • Multimedia application of environmental management that are central features of hazardous materials management topics covered in the certification examination

    Course Instructors:

    The Course will be presented by a team of instructors from the AHMP-NJ chapter with expertise in the subject matter and in teaching the topics:  Team members include:

    Joseph D. Angelone, CHMM, Northeast Independent Project Manager
    Jennifer L. Chen, CHMM, Siemen’s Healthcare Diagnostics, Inc.
    Scott Dunsmore, CET, Lion Technology
    Joseph M. Galley, CHMM, LSRP, GZA GeoEnvironmental, Inc.
    Paul Hausman, MSPH, CHMM, Verizon Communications
    Ben Sallemi, PhD., GZA GeoEnvironmental, Inc.

    Registration:
    A special discount is available to those registering for all 4 days of the program.  Included in your registration fee(s) are continental breakfast, buffet lunch, course materials, CEC certificates and free parking.

    Optional Text Book:
    The 3RD EDITION OF THE HAZARDOUS MATERIALS MANAGEMENT DESK REFERENCE Hardcover Book or E-Book is available to registrants of the complete program at a discounted rate of $150.00. A savings of $125.00 off of the standard price.  (You may purchase this book on your own or through CPES office with your registration.)

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  • 22
    22.March.Friday

    Drilling Methods and Procedures for Environmental Investigations

    8:00 am-12:00 pm
    2019.03.22

    Drilling Methods and Procedures for
    Environmental Investigations


    This course will assist in identifying factors that influence the appropriate drilling technology for selection by the environmental professional performing various groundwater and/or soil investigations. The course will discuss the various site conditions that are likely to be encountered in the NE region of the United States and the special considerations that must be considered for drilling technology selection. Techniques such as jetting, sonic drilling, dual rotary drilling, cable tool or percussion drilling, down the hole hammer drilling will be discussed in addition to the traditional methods such as direct push, air rotary, mud rotary, and others.

    Topics Include:
    Identifying Factors that Influence Appropriate Drilling Technology:  Drilling Technologies | Well Completion | Well Development

    Factors that Influence Drilling Technology:  Rock Formation | Water Depth | Resources (Equipment, Skilled Labor, Well Construction, Water) | Budget | Schedule

    Drilling Methods:  Jetting | Auger Drilling | Cable Tool or Percussion | Rotary – (Bit Types/ Mud Rotary / Air Rotary) | Down-The-Hole Hammer | Reverse Circulation | Dual Rotary | Sonic

    Location:  Equipment Size | Topography, Current/Future Land Use | Structures in Area

    Well Completion:  Regulations and Guidelines for Well Construction | Best Practices | Typical Well Construction (Diagram and Description) | Casing | Screen | Gravel Pack | Grouting

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  • 22
    22.March.Friday

    What Every LSRP Needs to Know About the NJ Site Remediation Professional Licensing Board Rules

    1:00 pm-4:30 pm
    2019.03.22

    LSRPs and legal experts will present an overview of the LSRP rules (N.J.A.C. 7:26I Regulations) that were adopted and became effective Jan. 4, 2016. http://www.nj.gov/lsrpboard/board/rules  This half-day course is designed to update LSRPs on the new rules and help advance their ability to apply the rule changes in the  performance, supervision or coordination of site remediation in NJ.  A factual compliant case study will be presented. Review of Decisions posted on the board’s website will be explored.  Key findings that resulted in the penalty will be identified.  LSRPs will be guided through the process to see how and what the Board does to come to a decision.

     

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  • 05
    05.April.Friday

    Environmental Statistics for LSRPs

    8:00 am-3:30 pm
    2019.04.05

    Environmental Statistics for LSRPs

    The use of statistical analysis to evaluate environmental data may be necessary to comply with regulations or for application of technical guidance. The use of statistics may also hold the key to unlocking important information that is otherwise hidden in a set of data. However, identifying appropriate statistical tests and knowing how to apply them can be perplexing, and reviewing statistical data analysis completed by others can be just as challenging.

    This program will present statistical concepts and assumptions, review common statistical tests required in regulations and guidance, and address various scenarios that may benefit from and/or require statistical analysis of data. The program will address typical challenges working with environmental data (e.g., non-detects, non-normal distributions, outliers) and include review of statistical analysis case studies used for remedial investigation and remedial action under NJDEP SRP regulations and guidance documents. A hands-on workshop session will allow attendees to work with data using programs such as USEPA ProUCL (individuals or groups). Use of personal computers with Microsoft Excel and Wi-Fi capability for downloading USEPA freeware is encouraged for participation in portions of this course. Techniques for working with large data sets and reviewing statistical evaluation provided by others will also be covered.

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  • 26
    26.April.Friday

    Risk Assessment in Remediation: A Review of Principles and Applications in NJ Site Remediation Program

    8:00 am-4:00 pm
    2019.04.26

    This unique one-day program will provide an introduction to site risk assessment and how this science is used to support the investigation and remediation of sites under New Jersey’s, USEPA’s and other states’ environmental programs. This will include an in-depth look at risk management concepts that are available in the NJDEP Site Remediation Program and allowed through regulation and guidance.  It will also include a case study where several risk assessment techniques were applied including development of a site-specific remediation standard.

    Topics Include:

    • Fundamentals of Risk Assessment
    • Legislative and Regulatory Background: Risk in New Jerseys Remediation Program
    • Comparing NJDEP’s Framework for Remediation Standards to Risk Based Corrective Action
    • Risk Assessment Concepts in New Jersey’s Remediation Program
    • Risk Management Concepts for Human Health and Ecological Risk Assessment as Applied in Site Remediation
    • Update on NJDEP’s EPH Guidance Document
    • Considering risk in NJDEP’s Process for Establishing Impact to Groundwater Soil Remediation Standards and VI Screening Levels
    • A New Jersey Site Remediation Case Study Utilizing Risk Based Concepts

    Continuing Education Credits:

    NJ LSRPs – 4 Regulatory & 2 Technical CECs (NJ SRPLB Course # 2016-061)
    NJ Professional Engineers – 6 CPCs
    NJ Continuing Legal Education – Pending
    This course is eligible toward PDHs for Pennsylvania Professional Geologists

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  • 12
    12.June.Wednesday

    Regulatory Training in Underground Storage Tanks: NJDEP Approved Training

    8:00 am-4:00 pm
    2019.06.12

    If you are becoming UST certified for the first time or if your certification is in need of renewal, this class is for you! Stay current with New Jersey’s UST regulatory requirements and help your company and clients avoid costly penalties and fines.

    The New Jersey Underground Storage Tank (UST) regulations (NJAC 7:14B Subchapter 13 & 16) require that all personnel who install, close, test, and design corrosion protection systems for regulated USTs be certified as well as those subsurface evaluators (SSE) who perform services on unregulated USTs (UHOT).  All owners/operators of regulated USTs who are persons responsible for remediation must retain the services of a Licensed Site Remediation Professional (LSRP) as of May 7, 2012.

    The NJDEP requires professionals who work on USTs to be trained, certified/recertified every three (3) years. This NJDEP approved course fulfills the NJDEP course requirement for regulatory training and must be taken within one year prior to renewal. Professional engineers and plumbing contractors, exempt from the certification examination, must attend the course within one year of certification.

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Continuing Professional Education Services, LLC (CPES), the product of PB&J Continuing Professional Education Services, LLC, has the mission to provide continuing education courses to professionals as well as lectures and special events to the professional community. CPES will be offering courses that provide required credits for Licensed Site Remediation Professionals, attorneys, professional engineers and many other professionals certified and/or licensed in the states of Connecticut, New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania to name a few.