Complying With Dynamic PSM / RMP / CalARP Regulatory Requirements
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When: Thursday, May 12, 2016
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Where: Burbank Fire Training Center
1845 N Ontario St
Burbank, California  91505
United States
Contact: Ryan Bray
949-282-0123 Ext 238

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Free Workshop - May 12, 2016, Burbank, CA

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Risk Management Professionals
Training Announcement


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“Complying With Dynamic PSM / RMP / CalARP Regulatory Requirements"

Thursday, May 12, 2016
Burbank, California

General Industry Session

8:00 am to11:15 am

Lunch for All Attendees

11:15 am to 12:00 pm

Oil and Gas Industry Session

12:00 pm to 4:00pm

Since August 2012, significant changes have been proposed by a number of agencies to Safety Management Systems Programs, e.g., OSHA’s Process Safety Management (PSM), EPA’s Risk Management Plan (RMP), California Accidental Release Prevention (CalARP)and related programs.Many of these are framed within OSHA's and EPA's PSM/RMP Modernization/Expansion Programs, and key technical and regulatory changes are being proposed by the Chemical Safety Board (CSB), California Governor'sOffice of Emergency Services (OES), Cal/OSHA (i.e., CalPSM-R – Title 8, Proposed Section 5189.1), U.S. EPA, and other agencies.

The County of Los Angeles Fire Department and Risk Management Professionals will be co-hosting a complimentary, one-day workshop at 1845 North Ontario Street in Burbank on Thursday, May 12, 2016, from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm. This workshop will provide insight and tips for addressing essential technical and regulatory challenges associated with current and evolving program requirements.

This event is divided into two separate sessions for your convenience. The morning session will primarily address general industry facility topics, and the afternoon session will primarily address oil and gas industry facility topics. State and local regulators, along with Risk Management Professionals’ engineers, will share technical insight, expertise, and regulatory knowledge. Workshop topics include:

General Industry – Morning Session

  • PSM / RMP / CalARP Current Regulatory Framework & Upcoming Changes
  • Dynamic Regulatory Requirements – U.S. EPA & Fed/OSHA Ammonia Requirements Update & PSM/RMP Requirements Update
  • CalARP / RMP / PSM Common Deficiencies
  • Ammonia Release Incident Video and Lessons Learned
  • Special Issues/Challenges with CalARP in LA County & Release Reporting
  • PSM / RMP / CalARP Regulatory Framework Update and Implementation Strategies

Oil and Gas Industry – Afternoon Session

  • What is LOPA and Why Should I Care?
  • Status of Cal/OSHA’s PSM Inspector Training Program and State-of-Readiness for Upcoming 5189.1 Requirements
  • Contra Costa County Challenges in Implementation of ISO Requirements Analogous to Upcoming 5189.1 & CALARP Requirements
  • CalEPA and Cal/OSHA Regulatory Updates – Proposed Amendments to PSM/CalARP/Area Plan Regulations Pertaining to Refineries
  • Panel Discussion and Q&A Session
    • Release Reporting Requirements for LA County
    • Industry Comments on Updated CalARP & 5189.1
    • Current Industry Issues and Challenges

Additional workshop details will be e-mailed in late-April. To reserve yourspacefor this workshop and / or to obtain additional information, please contact Ryan Brayby e-mail at Ryan.Bray@RMPCorp.comor 949/282-0123, extension 238,or e-mail Limited space is available! Please indicate which session(s) you wish to attend, and please respond no later than May 9, 2016so that a link to the downloadable presentation materials can be e-mailed to you prior to the workshop.

For a copy of the complete agenda, please click here. For additional information ongeneral agency activities, as well as reference materials and guidance documents pertaining to theseupdates, please visit Risk Management Professionals’ Regulatory Updatespage. For information regarding the LA County CalARP Program, please visit theLA County Firewebsite.For general information regarding Risk Management Professionals, please


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