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How to Comply with your Stormwater Plan? – 2 Hour Live Webinar

May 22, 2020 at 11:30 am – 1:30 pm Eastern Time

  • This is a 2-hour live webinar.
  • This webinar will focus on Stormwater Regulations associated with Industrial activities for the general industry at Federal level.
  • Key requirements of Environmental Protection Agency’s 2015 Multi-Sector General Permit (MSGP) and MSGP applicability will be discussed.
  • Key requirements for an SWPPP and how to accurately and effectively maintain an SWPPP will be discussed in detail along with real life examples.
  • Most common SWPPP and Stormwater general permit violations and how to avoid them will be revealed.
  • This webinar will be facilitated by an experienced industry expert with an international accreditation on environmental regulatory audits from Exemplar Global.
  • Each participant will receive a certificate of attendance. There will be one certificate issued per order.
  • This webinar comes with handouts for the presentation, recorded webinar link, online tools and related material including case studies.

Who should attend?

  • Environmental managers, specialists, coordinators
  • Plant managers, site directors
  • ISO 14001 auditors
  • Anybody else willing to understand the Stormwater associated with industrial activity and SWPPP requirements

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How to Comply with the Key SPCC Plan Requirements? 2-Hour Live Webinar

Tuesday, May 12, at 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Thursday, May 14, at 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

  • This is a two-hour live webinar.
  • This webinar will give an overview of Spill Prevention Control & Countermeasure (SPCC) Rule.
  • SPCC Plan applicability and different SPCC plan criteria will be reviewed.
  • Key SPCC Plan requirements will be discussed in detail along with real life examples.
  • Most common SPCC violations and how to avoid them will be revealed.
  • This webinar will be facilitated by an experienced industry expert with an international accreditation on environmental regulatory audits from Exemplar Global.
  • Each participant will receive a certificate of attendance. There will be one certificate issued per order.
  • This webinar comes with handouts for the presentation, recorded webinar link, online tools and related material including case studies.

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ISO 14001:2015 Online Internal Auditor Training

  • May 5-6, 2020
  • This is a 2-day online course.
  • This course is designed for all types of industries that are currently certified or willing to get certified to ISO 14001:2015 Standard. 
  • Handouts and customizable forms will be offered.
  • A recording of the entire course will be made available.
  • Each participant will receive a GreenUp Academy course attendance certificate.
  • Demonstration of the internal audit process from start to finish (preparation for the audit, opening meeting, site tour, auditing of processes, interviews, document review, writing nonconformities, effective communication, closing meeting, report writing, etc.)

Read More…
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Hazardous Waste Management Simplified – 1 hour Live Webinar

  • April 28 at 10:00 am ET
  • April 30 at 2:00 pm ET
  • This is a one-hour live webinar.
  • This webinar will focus on US federal hazardous waste regulations applicable to most of the general industry hazardous waste generators with a few state variations
  • This webinar will only focus on hazardous waste generators.
  • Most commonly found hazardous waste violations will be reviewed.
  • How to conduct an effective hazardous waste inspection at your facility will be visited.
  • Pictures, real life scenarios and group work will be offered.
  • Each participant will receive a webinar attendance certificate. There will be one certificate issued per order.
  • Handouts and webinar recording will be offered.

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How to Survive and Thrive as a New Environmental Professional?

I lived it… I’ve witnessed it in countless occasions…

I feel the pain of people who, for whatever reason, found themselves with the environmental responsibilities at an industrial facility without proper background, knowledge or applicable experience in the environmental field. Not knowing what you don’t know could be quite of a disadvantage… Knowing where to start from and how, the complexity of environmental regulations, penalties, fines, earning the respect of leadership team and the trust of your peers and other workers could be physically, emotionally and mentally exhausting and draining. Getting a handle on all of this takes some time, effort, commitment and strategy.

I was a NEW environmental professional once, I understand! I see you…

Now, I have the platform to share what I’ve learned in the past 18 years dealing with hundreds of environmental professionals, and industrial facilities in the U.S. and other countries. My goal is to prevent you, the new folks, from making the well-known professional and behavioral mistakes, and steer you in the right direction along with sharing a few secrets of the trade… Environmental field could be your calling.

Think about discovering your life purpose, meeting and exceeding your potential while unleashing that abundant, endless, wild inner energy that only shows up when you have a purpose, passion and sharp focus… When you combine your passion with persistence, commitment, positive attitude and smart work; then comes the priceless, sweet and addictive taste of success… It’s irresistible!

I’m not saying that environmental field is everybody’s calling. All I’m saying is that since you’ve already become the environmental person at your site (unless you quit already!), don’t just dismiss the field yet or get frustrated and resentful before you give it a chance. Find out more about it, transition into your new position by surrounding yourself with the right knowledge. We all know that knowledge is power! After you know more about this field, if you’re still not interested, by all means, then, move on to the other things that will make you happy and make you feel satisfied in your career.

During my environmental regulatory compliance and IS0 14001 environmental management system audits at different sites, do you know how many times I’ve witnessed the helplessness of the environmental managers, coordinators or specialists? The answer is more than I wanted to see.

I used to say to myself, if they only knew how to make this better in such an easier manner… I’ve tried to help, of course, as much as I could, without violating the given time and conflict of interest guidelines and restrictions; however, I knew that they needed more…

So I decided to start this mission of helping the new environmental professionals. As a first step; I created a 2-hour webinar, which is only the start of an attempt to smooth this transition for you, and help you towards excelling at your job, and perhaps, help the environmental field to gain some talented people just like you… I have so much to share…

If you want to give it a try, REGISTER here for this webinar: 

How to Survive and Thrive as a New Environmental Professional?

You can also take a look at our other webinars here: Greenupacademy.com/webinars/

If you’re not a webinar type, that’s ok too. Shoot me an email or contact me at LinkedIn with any questions. I would be happy to help. I actually strongly encourage you to contact me and let me know about your needs, concerns and share your story. You will remain completely anonymous, I promise. I need your input to create the next steps of this mission that will help you and your other colleagues in different industries and different geographic locations. Thank you all in advance, and thank you for reading.

More to follow… Mel 

meldegregorio@greenupconsultants.com

GreenUp Academy Lead Facilitator

GreenUp Academy Webinar Schedule October 21 – 25, 2019

ISO 45001 Demystified

1.5-hour Live Webinar:

  • Tuesday, October 22, 2019: 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm EDT
  • Wednesday, October 23, 2019: 11:00 am – 12:30 pm EDT
  • Thursday , October 24, 2019: 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm EDT
  • Friday, October 25, 2019: 8:30 am – 10:00 am EDT

This webinar is designed for all types of industries that are currently certified to OHSAS 18001, and are willing to upgrade to the newly published ISO 45001:2018, or just willing to get certified to ISO 45001:2018 Standard for the first time. 

Join us this week and understand ISO 45001 requirements correctly the first time.

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5 Deadly Mistakes Senior Management Makes while Implementing ISO 14001

1-hour Live Webinar:

  • Tuesday, October 22, 2019: 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm EDT
  • Thursday , October 24, 2019: 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm EDT

This webinar is designed for the members of senior leadership team of all types of industries that are currently certified or willing to get certified to ISO 14001:2015 Standard. The goal is to clarify the requirements of ISO 14001:2015 for the top management of an organization and share the most common and destructive mistakes that are made while implementing and maintaining an ISO 14001 environmental management system.

Knowledge is power! Start or continue your ISO journey well-equipped with knowledge.

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How to Identify the Context of Your Organization per ISO 45001?

1-hour Live Webinar:

  • Tuesday, October 22, 2019: 11:00 am – 12:00 pm EDT
  • Wednesday, October 23, 2019: 8:30 am – 9:30 am EDT
  • Thursday , October 24, 2019: 9:30 am – 10:30 am EDT
  • Friday, October 25, 2019: 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm EDT

Section 4 of ISO 45001, which describes the requirements for the “Context of the Organization” caused some confusion for many organizations. The new terminology such as:

  • Issues
  • Intended Outcomes
  • Interested Parties

must be understood to adequately conform to the requirements of ISO 45001. Join us this week and, let’s find answers together.

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How to Manage Universal Waste?

1-hour Live Webinar:

  • Wednesday, October 23, 2019: 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm EDT
  • Thursday , October 24, 2019: 8:00 am – 9:00 am EDT
  • Friday, October 25, 2019: 11:45 am – 12:45 pm EDT

Do you have any of these items at your facility?

  • Batteries
  • Lamps
  • Pesticides
  • Mercury-containing equipment

If “yes” than your facility could be a “Universal Waste Handler”, and be subject to Federal and State Universal Waste Regulations.

Check out our webinar and let’s find out together!

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Stormwater Regulatory Compliance

 1-hour Live Webinar:

  • Tuesday, October 22, 2019: 12:15 pm – 1:15 pm EDT
  • Wednesday, October 23, 2019: 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm EDT
  • Thursday , October 24, 2019: 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm EDT
  • Friday, October 25, 2019: 10:30 am – 11:30 am EDT

With the widespread confusion regarding the applicability of stormwater regulations to industrial operations, we get many questions pertaining to the following: 

  • Can we store this dumpster outside, uncovered?
  • Does the “No Exposure” certification apply to us?
  • Why do we need a general permit?
  • What stormwater best practices do you recommend?
  • How do we comply with our stormwater general permit?

Save your seat now!

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Hazardous Waste Management Simplified

 1-hour Live Webinar:

  • Tuesday, October 22, 2019: 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm EDT
  • Wednesday, October 23, 2019: 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm EDT
  • Thursday , October 24, 2019: 11:00 am – 12:00 pm EDT
  • Friday, October 25, 2019: 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm EDT

In an industrial facility, it’s very rare to impossible to not to see some type of hazardous waste. Let’s take a look at the related regulations together.

  • Can we dispose of this waste in regular trash?
  • What is a hazardous waste generator?
  • Do I have to switch to the new E-manifest system?
  • How do we comply with hazardous waste regulations?
  • Look at your facility through the eyes of a former hazardous waste inspector from Indiana Department of Environmental Management

Join us this week and, let’s learn together.

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GreenUp Academy Weekly Webinar Schedule (Nov 12-16, 2018)

GreenUp Academy Weekly Webinar Schedule

How to Respond to a Registrar Nonconformity Correctly the First Time?

2-hour Live Webinar:

Wednesday, November 14, 2018:  2:00 pm – 4:00 pm EST

Friday, November 16, 2018: 10:00 am – 12:00 pm EST

You’ve had your ISO audit, and now you have some nonconformities. The lead auditor asked you to submit corrective actions, and you are not sure how to create them or the corrective actions you submitted to your Registrar have been rejected by your lead auditor. With many less than favorable circumstances, join us to put an end to these scenarios! In this webinar, you will learn how to:

  • Generate your corrective action plan with proper root cause analysis, correction, corrective action and verification
  • Eliminate any rejection from your Registrar and lead auditor
  • Train the people in your company to generate adequate and effective corrective action plans to minimize waste of time and energy
  • Avoid most common mistakes when generating corrective action plans for your management system nonconformities
  • Implement your corrective actions effectively to eliminate recurring of the same issues

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Stormwater Regulatory Compliance

2-hour Live Webinar:

Tuesday, November 13, 2018:  6:00 pm – 8:00 pm EST

Thursday, November 15, 2018: 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm EST

Thursday, November 15, 2018: 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm EST

With the widespread confusion regarding the applicability of stormwater regulations to industrial operations, we get many questions pertaining to following:

  • Can we store this dumpster outside, uncovered?
  • Does the “No Exposure” certification apply to us?
  • Why do we need a general permit?
  • What stormwater best practices do you recommend?
  • How do we comply with our stormwater general permit?

Join us this week and, let’s find answers together.

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Live Interview with ISO 14001:2015 Lead Auditors

1-hour Live Interview:

Thursday, November 15, 2018:  10:30 am – 11:30 am EST

Join us in this live interview with two (2) internationally accredited ISO management systems lead auditors while they share their combined experience of over 40 years in the field. With a list of pre-compiled questions, including:

  • ISO 14001 certification and surveillance audits behind the scenes
  • Most common nonconformities
  • Most common confusion among certified clients
  • Best practices
  • Tips on effective implementation of ISO Standards, etc.,

you are highly encouraged to ask all your individual questions regarding your ISO system, audits and much more…

Get an hour all access consulting pass with two experts who have experienced all aspects of the EHS world.

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