Compliance Workshop for Refrigerants & Ozone Depleting Substances

This ½-day course is for environmental and maintenance personnel tasked with complying with the 40 CFR Part 82 ozone depleting substance (ODS) requirements. The course covers regulatory requirements regarding phase out schedules, labeling, stationary refrigerant systems (including leak repair provisions for equipment with refrigerant charge = 50 pounds), motor vehicle air conditioners, and halon fire suppression systems. In addition, the course will cover the recent updates to the refrigerant management requirements within 40 CFR Part 82, Subpart F, including extension of the rules to non-ODS substitutes, revised appliance disposal requirements, and overhaul to the leak repair provisions with phased in compliance dates of 1/1/2017, 1/1/2018, and 1/1/2019. Both classroom and webinar sessions utilize real world examples and interactive discussions to reinforce important concepts and best practices. Attendees learn to:

  • Integrate the responsibilities of maintenance technicians, maintenance contractors, and environmental professionals regarding refrigerant and other ODS requirements
  • Manage and/or improve refrigerant and ODS compliance programs
  • Audit existing refrigerant and ODS compliance programs

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Course topics
  • Production & Consumption Controls
    • Which compounds are regulated
    • Timelines for phasing out refrigerants
    • Restrictions on importing banned products
  • Servicing of Motor Vehicle Air Conditioners
    • Impacts on vehicle fleet maintenance
    • Technician training & certifications
    • Necessary recovery equipment
  • Exemptions for new vehicle manufacturing Labeling of Products using ODS
    • What is “using ODS”?
    • Warning statement requirements
    • Importing restrictions
    • Certification, recordkeeping, and reporting
  • Recycling and Emissions Reduction
    • Technician training & certification
    • Certified recovery equipment
    • Methods for reclaiming CFCs
    • Use of contractors
  • Leak Repair Provisions
    • Applicability to equipment
    • Maintenance recordkeeping requirements
    • Calculating annualized leak rate
    • When do repairs have to be completed?
    • Retrofit & retirement of leaking systems
    • Common compliance pitfalls
  • Recent Developments
    • Leak Repair Provision rule changes
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$249

Feb 20, 2019 -- Online
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM CST/CDT
Apr 03, 2019 -- Baton Rouge, LA
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Oct 02, 2019 -- Richmond, VA
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
What others are saying about this course
  • Instructor knows these regs like the back of his hand. He did a great job!
  • I got the needed information in a format that was easy to follow and interesting to watch.
  • All of my questions were answered.
  • The small binder with disk was great.

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