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*UPDATE* Hazardous Materials Business Plan Annual Certification Training (AB1429)

Training Dates:

  • January 27th, 2021 at 11:00 AM
  • January 27th, 2021 at 2:00 PM
  • January 28th, 2021 at 3:30 PM

Please find Zoom meeting information and other training materials here.

Training Description:

Assembly Bill 1429 of 2019 (Chaptered by Secretary of State - Chapter 66, Statutes of 2019) changed the HMBP reporting period from annually to once every three years for businesses not subject to EPCRA Tier II reporting requirements or the Aboveground Petroleum Storage Act. AB 1429 also requires business owners/operators to annually review and certify that the HMBP information in the CERS is complete, accurate, and, if applicable, in compliance with EPCRA reporting requirements.

This Zoom meeting will provide Owners/Operators, Consultants, and CUPA Regulators with step-by-step instructions on how to:

• Determine if you are eligible for certification

• Determine if you are subject to EPCRA reporting requirements

• Steps to completing the certification

• Regulator options concerning certification

About Us

The Environmental Health Division was designated as the Certified Unified Program Agency (CUPA) for the County of Orange by the State Secretary for Environmental Protection on January 1, 1997. The CUPA is the local administrative agency that coordinates the regulation of hazardous materials and hazardous wastes in Orange County through the following six programs:

County and City Fire Agencies within Orange County have joined in partnership with the CUPA as Participating Agencies (PAs). In most Orange County cities, the Environmental Health Division administers all programs, with the exception of La Habra, Fullerton, Huntington Beach, Orange and Fountain Valley in which case the local Fire Agencies are responsible for the Hazardous Materials and Business Emergency Plan Programs. The Fire Agencies in the cities of Orange and Fullerton also administer the Underground Storage Tank Program and LA County Fire administers the CalARP and HMD/BEP programs for the City of La Habra.

The CUPA provides its regulated businesses several convenient benefits such as a single point of contact for permitting, billing and inspections; uniformity and consistency in enforcement of regulations; and a single fee system incorporating all of the applicable fees from the six CUPA programs. For more information, please call 714-433-6000.


Hazardous Materials—The Basics

A resource for small and medium-sized businesses in Orange County
The purpose of this manual is to provide the reader with a quick and simple reference regarding hazardous material. It covers basic concepts that businesses using, storing or reporting hazardous material need to know.

Hazardous Waste—The Basics Updated

A resource for small and medium-sized businesses in Orange County
The purpose of this manual is to provide the reader with a quick and simple reference regarding hazardous waste. It covers basic concepts that businesses generating, storing or disposing of hazardous waste need to know.

Underground Storage Tanks—The Basics

A resource for small and medium-sized businesses in Orange County
This manual is interded to provide businesses with the tools necessary to own and operate an underground storage tank system in compliance with the rules and regulations enforced by OCHCA.

View Online APST Training Video

Business Assistance Workshop
California Aboveground Petroleum Storage Act & Spill Prevention, Control & Counter Measures Plan (Flash video).