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Current Training

A free 19 minute training video (Windows Media File) (59 MB) starring NASCAR driver Jeff Gordon and featuring testimonies from large and small shop owners, which includes:

  • Paint Strip Rule
  • Best practices
  • Saving money
  • Worker protection
  • Outreach resources

Upcoming Events

  • none scheduled

Additional Training

Previous Training

  • The Green Auto Body Shop: How to Comply, Save Money, & Prevent Pollution
    December 6, 2010 1:30-3:00 p.m. EST

    Auto body shops must comply with a wide range of regulations, but have significant opportunities to save money and prevent pollution with "green" practices. We'll show you how to:
    - Save money by making practical process changes
    - Use process flow diagrams and Material Safety Data Sheets to find opportunities
    - Meet environmental and health and safety requirements including hazardous waste management
    - Access valuable printed and online information and tools

    For more information: contact Roy Crystal, 617-918-1745, Crystal.Roy@epa.gov.
  • Online Free EPA Training Series for Auto Body Shops December 2010

    Is your shop ready to comply with new federal air quality regulations by the January 10, 2011 compliance date for existing sources?  Region 1 (New England) of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is offering additional sessions in December 2010 of a webinar on compliance with the new EPA“6H rule” (40 Code of Federal Regulations 63, Subpart HHHHHH), covering paint stripping and surface coating at auto body shops and other area sources.  These sessions are open to all on a national basis. Complete this training and in approximately one month you will receive a certificate of completion fulfilling your classroom training requirement on the new rule.  (Note: You will still need hands-on training, as the events do not cover that required training element.) 

    For questions: contact Roy Crystal of EPA Region 1, 617-918-1745, Crystal.Roy@epa.gov

  • New "6H" EPA Air Quality Regulations for Auto Body Shops
    October 28, November 1, 8, 16, and 18, 2010

    Is your shop ready to comply with new federal air quality regulations by the January 10, 2011 compliance date? Join us for free on-line training on the new EPA"6H rule" (40 Code of Federal Regulations 63, Subpart HHHHHH), covering paint stripping and surface coating at auto body shops and other area sources. Complete this training and you will receive a certificate of completion fulfilling your classroom training requirement on the new rule. (Note: You will still need hands-on training, as these events do not cover that required training element.) We'll answer questions and cover:

    - Control technique requirements, including use of High Volume, Low Pressure (HVLP) spray guns and 98% efficient spray booths
    - Training requirements (hands-on and classroom training) for all spray painters
    - Reporting and recordkeeping requirements

    For more information: contact Roy Crystal, 617-918-1745, Crystal.Roy@epa.gov.
  • Best Practices in Collision Repair
    EPA Region 3 and Design for the Environment team, along with Pennsylvania's SBDC Environmental Management Assistance Program, are please to announce more Best Practices in Collision Repair workshops in September 2010.  Please join us for one or more of the events, to be held in Media, Scranton, Harrisburg, and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

    Information Flyer (PDF) (2pp, 144k)

    Please feel free to contact Cathleen Kennedy if you have any questions or need additional information.  
  • Complying with EPA's New Air Toxics Rule for Auto Body Shops: A Crash Course! was be held on June 10, 2010, 5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m., at Special Interest Autobody (in the paint shop), 6400 Evergreen Way, Everett, WA 98203
    • Flyer (PDF) (2pp, 138k)
    • Completing the classroom and hands-on training provided in this workshop will satisfy the training requirements in the new surface coating NESHAP and you will receive a certificate documenting your participation.
    • To register to attend the workshop, please send an email to Ashley Zanolli (including the full names of all persons you wish to register, and their address,  telephone number, and email address) at the following email address; Zanolli.Ashley@epa.gov
    • For more information or if you have questions: email Ashley Zanolli at the above email address, or call her at 206-553-4425.
  • Complying with EPA's New Air Toxics Rule for Auto Body Shops: A Train the Trainer Workshop/Webinar, May 5, 2010, 9:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m., EPA New England Regional Laboratory, 11 Technology Drive, North Chelmsford MA 01863
  • Region 2 Workshops: March 19th and March 20th, 2010 at the Northeast Trade Show
    For more information on this training and additional seminars go to http://www.aaspnjnortheast.com/seminarsevents/ Exit EPA disclaimer or contact Deborah Craig, EPA Region 2, (212) 637-3521
  • January 12-13, 2010 - Region 3 workshops
    • Best Practices for Collision Repair Training (PDF) (2pp, 87k)
    • Tues, Jan 12, 2010, 6PM to 9PM, Blue Ball Barn, 1914 West Park Dr., Wilmington, DE 19803
    • Wed, Jan 13, 2010, Noon  to 3 p.m., Sussex Technical HS, 17099 County Seat Hwy., Georgetown, DE 19947
    • Wed, Jan 13, 2010, 6PM to 9PM, Delaware Technical & Community College, Terry Campus, Dover
  • Dec 8-11, 2009 - Region 4 workshops
  • Free webcast on the Paint Stripping and Misc. Surface Coating Rule and Collision Repair Campaign. Contact Holly Wilson for more information (919) 541-5624

 

 

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