Events and webinars

EHS services and solutions consultants and expert business partners hold periodic, free breakfast and lunch seminars in regions around the country for our clients and industry colleagues.

These small, focused sessions provide an opportunity to learn more about current topics, new strategies, best practices and other useful information from the professionals who are working in this field, on real-world projects, who can provide unique and relevant insights. Time is provided in each session for Open Forum Q&A.


Upcoming events and webinars

Hazardous Waste Management Basics and Toxics Use Reduction

Nov 8
Hillsboro, OR

Presented by the State of Oregon Department of Environmental Quality, this class addresses the basics of Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) compliance; best management practices for managing common hazardous wastes in Oregon; and enabling a business to go beyond compliance through pollution prevention and green chemistry.

Arc Flash Safety, OSHA Requirements and Best Practices

Nov 15
Online Webinar
OR
Seminar in Wilsonville, Oregon

Presented in partnership with Eaton, we'll examine the standards governing arc flash safety programs, with special focus on the new OSHA electrical safety “final rule” – NFPA-70E 2015 – that went in to effect last year but which many companies still do not fully understand nor have correctly implemented. Plus, we'll share what best practices and equipment companies are using to comply, and to save lives, prevent disabling injuries, and prevent damage to plants.


Previous events and webinars

Can’t make an upcoming event? Missed a recent event? Still interested in the topic? Click on the event and request the post-presentation notes and resources, or contact the presenter for more information.

2016 events and webinars

Date and location

Title

Details

Oct 25
Hayward, CA

EHS EXCHANGE for Biotech, Pharma and Medical Device Companies

A one-day symposium; hear industry leaders share the best environmental, health and safety practices they are employing to address ever-changing compliance requirements and market conditions.

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Oct 6

Online webinar

Managing the regulatory maze: Tips to manage environmental, health and safety issues for small to midsize manufacturers

Co-sponsored by BSI EHS Services and Solutions and the Pacific Northwest Defense Coalition, this webinar will provide an overview of key EHS requirements that small to mid-sized manufacturing businesses face, and tips to implement a cost effective EHS program to navigate the regulatory maze.

 

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Jul 7

Online webinar

Silica Dust: Workplace exposures, health effects, and the new OSHA standard

Participants will learn how new OSHA silica dust rules will impact their employees and operations. Changes in exposure limits, plus new requirements for training, respiratory protection, written plans, monitoring, recordkeeping and more impact a wide range of industries and activities, and present new compliance challenges.

 

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Jun 17

Los Angeles, CA

EHSSENTIALS 2016: Environmental, Health, and Safety Symposium for Healthcare

Join healthcare industry peers and EHS professionals for an information-rich, strategy-packed day devoted exclusively to the latest EHS trends, issues, strategies and solutions affecting healthcare facilities today.

 

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Jun 2

Online webinar

Workplace violence: Recognizing risks. Identifying behaviors. Responding to incidents.

Participants will learn to recognize environmental risks and behaviors that may lead to violent incidents. Participants will also learn how to prevent workplace violence and comply with Cal/OSHA’s proposed workplace violence prevention regulation.

 

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May 24-26

Hillsboro, OR

Associate Safety Professional (ASP) Exam Prep Workshop

Presented by SPAN™ International Training LLC, this three-day course will help prepare you for the Board of Certified Safety Professionals’ Safety Fundamentals Examination, which leads to ASP designation.

 

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May 6

San Jose, CA

Ergonomics workshop: using lean thinking to reduce manual material handling injuries

Learn how Lean thinking can be applied to reduce ergonomics injuries resulting from manual material handling tasks. Includes hands-on session to address a current ergonomics problem in your own organization.

 

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Apr 26

San Francisco, CA

Ergonomics forum

As part of a series of events hosted by Cardinus, this exciting session will focus on how ergonomics practices need to evolve to meet the demands of the modern office, employee and the way we work in the 21st century.

 

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Apr 19

Hillsboro, OR

Industrial ergonomics for managers: beyond keyboards, monitors, and office chairs

Workplace ergonomics is an evolving science, with new research, tools and strategies emerging every year. At this workshop we’ll present some of the key concepts that will help managers of industrial workforces to better understand the risks, causes and solutions associated with industrial ergonomics.

 

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Mar 29

Laguna Hills, CA

Industrial ergonomics for managers: beyond keyboards, monitors, and office chairs

Our ergonomics expert, Dr. Syed A. Naqvi, will provide a greater understanding of the current industrial ergonomic issues and available solutions to get your industrial ergonomics program under way or back on track.

 

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Feb 24

Online webinar

Got Asbestos?
Overcoming Hazardous Material Obstacles in Construction Projects 

How to Identify, Assess and Resolve Asbestos Challenges in New Construction, Demolition and Renovation Projects

 

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2015 events and webinars

Date and location

Title

Details

Dec 9

Online webinar

Waste Diversion Strategies & Solutions
What's in Your Trash?

How effective are your waste diversion and recycling efforts? How can you measure it? Are you in compliance? Is Zero Waste a realistic goal for your organization?

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Oct 13


Beaverton, OR 

Hazardous Waste Management Basics
and Toxics Use Reduction

This class addresses the basics of Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) compliance; best management practices for managing common hazardous wastes in Oregon; and enabling a business to go beyond compliance through pollution prevention and green chemistry 

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Oct 13

University of California, Irvine
Irvine, CA

Slips, Trips & Falls An Innovative New Approach
to Reducing Risk, Injuries & Costs 

Join us for this fascinating exploration of how mindfulness can be taught and used to reduce inattention/distraction – the leading cause of employee injuries.


 

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Oct 8

Palo Alto, California

EHSSENTIALS 2015 Stanford Environmental, Health & Safety Symposium for Healthcare

Symposium sessions feature healthcare industry experts sharing real-world, tried and proven solutions to today’s biggest healthcare challenges – all with an exclusive healthcare focus. 

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Oct 1

Online webinar

Air Permitting Strategies & Solutions
Take A Deep Breath

In this webinar you’ll learn how a well-planned air permit can increase operational flexibility, avoid non-compliance, and minimize recordkeeping and reporting requirements. Learn about a practical approach to assembling a sound air permit application. 

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June 19

Online webinar

New Strategies, Tools And Resources
EHS Issues – Head Them Off
At the Pass

 

This webinar will show you how a "proactive" approach, using integrated hazard analysis (IHA), can produce a smooth equipment installation process which anticipates and resolves issues before equipment is installed and placed into production.

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