Stanislaus Event

The Sixth Annual Central Valley Chemical Safety Day

Our next Stanislaus Event will be November 1st, 2018
at the Stanislaus County Fairgrounds
900 N Broadway Ave.
Turlock, CA 95380
7:00am to 4:00pm

2018 theme event TBA

View our 2017 Brochure

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2017 Session Schedule

Morning Presentations

Welcome & Overview – 7:50 to 8:00 – Alvin Lal, Stanislaus County Department of Environmental Resources & Todd Seely, E&J Gallo Winery – Event Co-Chairmen

Health & Physiology of Hazardous Chemicals – 8:00 to 8:50Justin Stocker, Bronco Winery & Mario Cisneros, Riggs Ambulance Service – What to expect when hazardous chemicals come into contact with the human body and how EMS will respond at your facility.

Seismic Walkdowns – 8:50 to 9:40Sam Swan – Earthquake Risk and levels of shaking intensity. Discussion of threat to facilities, common failure points during an event and possible mitigation options.

MORNING BREAK9:40 – 10:10 – Visit the exhibitors in the demonstration hall, enjoy coffee & other refreshments.

General Session in the Main Auditorium Continues & Breakout Sessions Begin – 10:10 to 11:45

Workshop A Focus on Management

Respiratory Protection Compliance – 10:10 – 11:45 – Dr. Robin Mckeegan, F.R.O.S.T. – The Essentials/ Changes/ Trends and How to Make Sure Your Workers are SAFE

Inspection & Enforcement – 11:00 to 11:45Stanislaus County CUPA – Will discuss the most common deficiencies found found in a facility’s ammonia refrigeration system. CUPA will also highlight enforcement actions imposed against facilities that are out of compliance.

Workshop B Focus on Operators

Hands On – 10:10 – 11:45  – For the Operator – Various “hands-on” activates will take place building upon previous lessons offered during our safety days.

Workshop C Focus on Emergency Response – Presented by Members of the Modesto Fire Department

10:10 – 11:00 –  How Industry can work with their local hazmat team to resolve an incident at their facility

11:00 – 11:45 – LEVEL A Obstacle Course – Challenge your skills under the direction of Fire Department professionals.


Program Quality Verification(PQV) – 10:10 – 11:00 – A Panel Discussion

Chemical Monitoring Equipment and Requirements – Andy Neptune, CTI Engineering – 11:00 – 11:45 – Demystifying sensor calibration, output functions and requirements, troubleshooting, display pane techniques and vent relief monitoring are just some of the subjects that will be covered during this presentation.

11:45 – 12-45 LUNCH – Catered will be served

Fruit & Nut Bowl – 12:45 – 2:00

The consequences of NOT knowing what you don’t know – 2:00 – 2:50 – Manny Erlich, Chemical Safety Board – Every individual that takes on the responsibility of being part of a coordinated function(regardless of their assigned goals), generally brings with them specific expertise. A constant that every individual must come to grips with is realizing that they do not and cannot know it all. Thus NOT knowing what one does not know, is vital and can save lives.

AFTERNOON BREAK – 2:50 – 3:15 – Visit the exhibitors in the demonstration hall

Live Ammonia Release Training Recap – Gary Smith & Others from the Live Release Training session – 3:15 – 4:00 – A recap of the live ammonia release training and demonstration that took place on Wednesday will be presented. Key roles in the incident response will be described and discussed, to allow attendees to better understand the relationship between industry, fire and regulatory response when a incident takes place.


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