Sessions, Speakers & Presentations/Handouts

Conference Tracks
Select a conference track from the list below to see session, speaker, and handout/presentation information for that track.

Monday Afternoon Training Sessions
Monday, October 28, 2013 • 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Chemistry for Non-Chemists
Room 311/312

Build on your knowledge of what the hazards are for those HHW products that come to your HHW program. Learn how to use practical references such as labels, MSDS’s, DOT Charts, and reference books to identify the chemical ingredients and properties of these HHW products. This course provides information on basic chemistry related to HHW including the basic properties of chemicals hazardous properties, incompatibles, and classification of chemicals collected at HHW programs.


Billy Puk, HHW Collection Facility & Operations Manager, Recology San Francisco


Emergency Response for HHW Programs
Room 309/310

Emergency responses at HHW programs are rare but staff needs to be aware of potential emergency situations. The Emergency Response for HHW Programs is a new course that focuses on the applicable emergency response requirements for HHW programs and offers practical advice to plan for and address emergencies. The training will include how to determine an emergency situation, response measures, agency notifications, and documentation.


Sharon Simpson, Environmental Protection Specialist, Waste Management
Larry Sweetser, ESJPA Consultant, Sweetser & Associates
Wes Won, Hazardous Materials Specialist, San Mateo County
David Wyatt, HHW Program Supervisor , Central Contra Costa Sanitary District


No presentations or handouts have been submitted for this session.
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