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2015 USG Environmental & Occupational Safety Workshop

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This is a 1 1/2 day professional development workshop is dedicated to providing environmental, occupational safety, and other related information to those with responsibility in the University System, Technical College System, and Private Colleges & Universities in Georgia.

Unicoi Lake

Location: Unicoi State Park, Helen, GA

To book a room at the Lodge, call (800) 573-9659 and ask for “Reservations”. The workshop rate is $104/night.

Dates: July 14-15, 2015

Registration Fee: $125 (Registration Link will be available after 3/15/15) (fee includes 3 meals & breaks, lodging is separate)


[Agenda - TBD] Format will include 2 tracks and a couple general crossover sessions

Day 1: 9a-12p Pre-workshop - Erosion & Sedimentation Re-certification & 1 - 5p Workshop

Day 2: 8a - 4:30p Workshop

Please send topics ideas to Otherwise, topic names will appear on this page upon confirmation with the speaker(s). It is anticipated that speakers will represent US EPA, US OSHA, GA EPD, State Fire Marshal’s Office, BOR, USG institutions, and consultants.

(Pre-Workshop Class) Level 1A Fundamentals - Erosion & Sedimentation Re-certification (Blue Card), $25 (for paper copies of materials) or $10 (for electronic materials) Participates are encouraged to bring a laptop or tablet for viewing electronic materials during class

Workshop Topics Presented in 2013

  • Water Quality & Permits: Drinking Water & Water Withdrawl Program, Non-Point Source, & Wastewater (Kirk Chase, Francis Carpenter, & Sophia Grant-Branklyn - GA EPD)
  • Network Theory meets EHS/Facilities (Nathan Crutchfield, Crutchfield Consulting)
  • What is Historic Preservation & Requirements for Your Campus? (Michael Miller)
  • Fire Safety/Residence Hall Safety (George Lanier, GA State Fire Marshall’s Office)
  • Environmental & Occupational Safety Stragtegic Planning (Mark Demyanek, GA Tech)
  • Indoor Air Quality: Managing Mold (Alex Lehocky, BOR)
  • What is due diligence for Property Acquisitions & Demolitions? (Robin Futch & Adam Hayes, Oasis)
  • High Efficiency Chemical Fume Hoods (Kevin Gilkison, Labconco)
  • Confused now?? Air regulations required for demolitions, renovations, and operations (Panel: William Spain & Teresa Shiflett, EPD and Mark Hartz, ACES)
  • The Comprehensive Loss Control Program (CLCP) 101 (CG Lawrence-DOAS)
  • Lab Safety (Chemical Hygiene Plans, etc) (Todd Wincek, GGC)
  • What are the two most common workplace injuries on campus? (CG Lawrence, DOAS)
  • Where are the resources and when are regulators contacted? (Dan Winograd, Woodard & Curran & Wes Hardigree, EPA)
  • Energy Management Hot Topics (Ken Crowe, BOR)
  • Hazardous Waste Hot Topics (Billy Hendricks, Retired EPD Inspector)
  • Global Harmonized System (GHS)/Right-To-Know (Alex Lehocky, BOR)