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Emergency Planning & Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA)

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EMERGENCY PLANNING & COMMUNITY RIGHT-TO-KNOW ACT (EPCRA) COURSE OVERVIEW

safety mom online courseThe U.S. Army Surgeon General estimated that an attack on just one U.S. chemical plant could kill or injure 900,000 to 2.4 million people. Because of the danger the harmful release of hazardous materials—such as noxious, combustible gases and waste—poses to employees working at these facilities and to the general public, people have a right to know about the potential for danger involved in related operations. Additionally, emergency planning is critical for operations that handle or produce significant quantities of hazardous materials.

Upon successful completion of this course, you should be able to identify:

  • The origin and goals of the EPCRA regulation
  • The four specific types of chemicals listed in the regulation
  • The emergency planning requirements of Section 302 and 303
  • The emergency release notification requirements of Section 304, including release possibilities at a facility
  • The requirements and exemptions for SDS submissions in Section 311 and chemical inventory reporting in Section 312, specifically Tier II reporting
  • The requirements of toxic chemical release reporting in Section 313

 

REGULATIONS

This course was designed to help satisfy the requirements of the following regulations:

  • Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA)/SARA Title III, 40CFR-Subchapter J: Sections 301-303, 304, 313-312, 313
  • 40 CFR 302.4
  • 40 CFR 355, Appendix A & B
  • 40 CFR 372.65
  • Section 302.4

 

EMERGENCY PLANNING & COMMUNITY RIGHT-TO-KNOW ACT (EPCRA) COURSE TOPICS

  • Origin and goals of EPCRA
  • Overview of EPCRA sections and listed chemicals
  • Emergency planning
  • Emergency release notification
  • SDS submissions and chemical inventory (Tier II)
  • Toxic chemical release reporting (Form R)

 

EMERGENCY PLANNING & COMMUNITY RIGHT-TO-KNOW ACT (EPCRA) COURSE DURATION: Approximately 30 minutes

 

EMERGENCY PLANNING & COMMUNITY RIGHT-TO-KNOW ACT (EPCRA) COURSE ASSESSMENT: Testing conducted throughout this online course is designed to reinforce the information presented. A mark of 80% must be achieved in order to receive a certificate of completion. Users are able to repeat the course twice if the pass mark is not achieved.

 

EMERGENCY PLANNING & COMMUNITY RIGHT-TO-KNOW ACT (EPCRA) CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION: Upon successful completion of this online course, a certificate of completion will be available for download and printing.

 

EMERGENCY PLANNING & COMMUNITY RIGHT-TO-KNOW ACT (EPCRA) COURSE PREVIEW

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