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Underground Storage Tanks: How To Stay Ahead Of The EPA’s Requirements Before The October 2018 Deadline

Webinar: ID# 1026223
Recorded On-Demand
About This Course:
ALERT: The EPA’s looming October 13, 2018 deadline for operation and maintenance requirements and the associated cost of compliance is a top concern right now for underground storage tank (UST) owners and operators in areas where the federal regulations have gone or will soon go into effect.

In order to maintain compliance and avoid fines, UST owners and operators can’t delay in learning how to prepare for the requirements on the horizon concerning UST inspections, testing, and recordkeeping because violations will be costly.

Join us for an in-depth webinar exploring how to adapt your maintenance program so your organization is well prepared to perform the numerous UST tests and inspections that will need to be completed. Our presenter will provide critical updates and practical tips for how to go about preparing for these new UST operation and maintenance requirements.

You’ll learn:
  • Essential information about first annual release detection equipment tests
  • Signs that probes, sensors, and automatic line leak detectors might need attention
  • Best practices for walkthrough UST inspections—and how regularly to conduct ongoing checks of your USTs
  • Signs that release detection equipment may be failing and the timeline for conducting your inspections
  • What the new EPA release detection regulations will require concerning emergency power generators (uninterruptible power supply, or UPS)
  • How to address secondary containment and interstitial monitoring
  • How to ensure that UST inspections meet the EPA’s new requirements—including where to store the results and how they must be stored
  • Best practices for remote release detection equipment and records checks
  • What you need to look for when addressing containment sumps
  • Essential recordkeeping requirements you must meet for results tied to 30-day monitoring, tightness, and annual release detection equipment operability tests—as well as other recordkeeping requirements
About Your Presenter:

Michael Lawrence
Summit Safety Technologies

Michael Lawrence is principal of Summit Safety Technologies based in Long Beach, California. He is an accomplished safety and environmental manager, technical trainer, and training manager, and has been training adult workers and safety and environmental professionals for many years. He is also a frequent speaker and is recognized for his expert knowledge of safety and environmental regulations, management systems, and effective training in the workplace.

Mr. Lawrence has over 30 years’ experience in safety and environmental management, technical training, instructional design, and quality management, with skills that were honed during his 16 years in the semiconductor manufacturing industry, 14 years in Naval Aviation, and 6 years as an independent consultant. This experience includes many years in electronics technology and maintenance management.

With over three decades of experience as a frontline worker, supervisor, manager, and business owner, he brings a refreshing down-to-earth approach in the effective sharing of knowledge and experience.
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