EHS Regulations Training



Air Quality Regulations and Permitting Webinar

Trinity’s new Primer webinar series offers environmental professionals concise training on a variety of timely and critical topics.  Designed with the busy environmental professional in mind, the Primer webinars range in level from Beginner (for the new environmental professional) to Advanced (for the experienced environmental professional looking for a concise introduction to a new topic area).  The tuition for most Primer courses can be credited toward attendance of the corresponding Trinity full course in case you would like to continue your education with a more in-depth training.  One tuition credit may be applied per full course.  Primer courses range in cost from $49 to $129, and have a duration ranging from 90 minutes to four hours.  All of our instructors are active environmental consultants with extensive real-world experience in the subject area they cover.

Type Date Location
Webinar Apr 27, 2017 - 10:00 AM - 2:30 PM Mountain Time Online


Clean Water Act Permitting and Compliance

This 1-day course is designed for persons who need to understand the basics of water programs authorized by the Clean Water Act (CWA). The course covers such essential topics as water permitting and compliance; storm water permitting and compliance; spill prevention, control and countermeasures planning and compliance; wetlands permitting; and other CWA programs. The course format includes practical exercises and an open group discussion sessions intended to maximize understanding of the material. Course completion will enable attendees to:

  • Determine wastewater and storm water permitting
  • Understand spill prevention, control and countermeasure planning requirements
  • Develop practical compliance strategies

Type Date Location
Classroom Mar 07, 2017 - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Dallas, TX
Classroom May 10, 2017 - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Chicago, IL
Classroom Aug 08, 2017 - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Phoenix, AZ
Classroom Sep 13, 2017 - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Seattle, WA
Classroom Nov 07, 2017 - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Albany, NY


Compliance Management for Fugitive Emissions and LDAR Programs

This 1-day course benefits corporate and facility environmental personnel responsible for ensuring compliance with applicable air quality regulations with respect to fugitive emissions and leak detection and repair (LDAR). The course includes a review of fugitive emissions sources and emissions quantification methods. It includes a discussion of various regulations requiring control of fugitive emissions and focuses on managing an LDAR program to comply with the regulatory requirements. It also includes important tips for managing LDAR contractors.

Type Date Location
Classroom Apr 18, 2017 - 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM New York, NY
Classroom Sep 21, 2017 - 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM Atlanta, GA
Classroom Nov 09, 2017 - 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM Houston, TX


Compliance Workshop for 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 of >50 pounds), motor vehicle air conditioners, and halon fire suppression systems. 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 ODS requirements
  • Manage and/or improve ODS compliance programs
  • Audit existing ODS compliance programs

Type Date Location
Classroom Jun 08, 2017 - 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Chicago, IL
Webinar Sep 27, 2017 - 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Central time Online
Classroom Nov 14, 2017 - 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Philadelphia, PA


Hazardous Waste Combustion Workshop - CAA and RCRA Intertwined

This new 1-day course is designed for industry and environmental professionals who are working in the field of hazardous waste combustion and want to better understand topics surrounding the combined authority and implementation of RCRA and the HWC MACT requirements. The content covers the regulatory history, current regulations affecting hazardous waste combustion/management, implementation details, and industry resources. The course format includes classroom lecture with interactive discussions throughout that are intended to maximize understanding of the dual regulatory structure.

Type Date Location
Classroom Jun 16, 2017 - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Houston, TX


Introduction to Air Quality Regulations

This 2-day course is for industry and environmental professionals seeking a broad exposure to current U.S. air quality regulations. The course looks at current U.S. regulations, and covers such essential topics as ambient air quality standards, attainment status, construction and operating permits, and various regulatory programs such as NSPS, NESHAPs, NSR and Title V.  Course completion enables attendees to:

  • Determine the applicability of final regulations, and ways to avoid becoming subject to new regulations
  • Identify common compliance pitfalls, and ways to reduce your facility’s air regulatory risks
  • Understand how various federal regulatory programs fit together and the distinguishing characteristics of these programs

Type Date Location
Classroom Mar 09 - 10, 2017 - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Dallas, TX
Classroom May 11 - 12, 2017 - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Chicago, IL
Classroom Sep 14 - 15, 2017 - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Seattle , WA
Classroom Nov 09 - 10, 2017 - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Albany, NY


Introduction to Environmental Regulations (Multimedia)

This 2-day course is for those who wish to learn about or gain a better understanding of environmental regulations. The course covers such essential topics as air quality permitting and compliance; water quality permitting and compliance; waste management; spill prevention, control and countermeasures planning; emergency planning and community right-to-know; and toxics substances control. The course format includes practice sessions and discussions to review key concepts culminating in a multi-media group exercise of a real scenario. Course completion enables attendees to:

  • Determine which regulations apply and why
  • Understand environmental compliance requirements
  • Develop smart strategies for ensuring on-going compliance

Type Date Location
Classroom May 02 - 03, 2017 - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Dallas, TX
Classroom Jul 11 - 12, 2017 - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Indianapolis, IN
Classroom Oct 24 - 25, 2017 - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Atlanta, GA


Introduction to OSHA Regulations

This 2-day course is for new and experienced OHS and SHE managers and others needing an introduction to the most common OSHA regulations. The course covers a wide range of OSHA requirements including confined space entry, lockout-tag out, industrial hygiene, audiometric monitoring, guarding, electrical safety, and much more. Attendees develop a strong foundation in the following:

  • OSHA recordkeeping requirements and life critical standard requirements
  • Process safety management requirements
  • Hazard communication requirements
  • Employee engagement

Type Date Location
Classroom Mar 22 - 23, 2017 - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Chicago, IL
Classroom Aug 15 - 16, 2017 - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Dallas, TX
Classroom Dec 05 - 06, 2017 - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Charlotte, NC


Introduction to the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and Federal Air Quality Permitting on Tribal Lands

This new 1-day course presents an introduction to the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and federal air quality regulations and permitting requirements on tribal lands. The course discusses the NEPA “stop and think” process for federal projects including the required analyses and timeline. It also covers EPA’s New Source Review and Title V regulations, permitting requirements, and practical approaches to compliance. 

Type Date Location
Classroom Apr 11, 2017 - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Albuquerque, NM
Classroom Jun 15, 2017 - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Spokane, WA
Classroom Aug 15, 2017 - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Salt Lake City, UT


Introduction to Waste Management/RCRA

This 1-day course is designed for managers and others who need to understand the nuts and bolts of RCRA waste management. The course covers such essential topics as waste identification and classification, generator status determination and generator requirements, hazardous waste, universal waste, used oil, underground storage tanks, and how state waste regulations differ from federal regulations. The course format includes practical exercises and interactive discussions intended to maximize understanding of this challenging material.

Type Date Location
Classroom Mar 08, 2017 - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Dallas, TX
Classroom May 09, 2017 - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Chicago, IL
Classroom Sep 12, 2017 - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Seattle, WA
Classroom Nov 08, 2017 - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Albany, NY


NSR/PSD Compliance Workshop

This 2-day course benefits plant and corporate environmental professionals with compliance, auditing, and air permitting responsibilities. The course covers essential topics such as permit applicability assessments, key regulatory definitions, types of modifications, exemptions, and emissions netting/emissions change calculations and thresholds. It also addresses best available control technology (BACT)/lowest achievable emission rate (LAER) assessments, dispersion modeling, Class I areas, and non-attainment offsets. The course includes “real life” case studies and group exercises to maximize understanding of this challenging material.

Type Date Location
Classroom Apr 26 - 27, 2017 - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Las Vegas, NV
Classroom Jun 06 - 07, 2017 - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Pittsburgh, PA
Classroom Jul 12 - 13, 2017 - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Beaver Creek, CO
Classroom Sep 12 - 13, 2017 - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Kansas City, MO
Classroom Nov 07 - 08, 2017 - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Dallas, TX


Overview of Air Quality Regulations

This 60-90 minute module provides an overview of Clean Air Act programs and requirements. It covers the air pollutants addressed by CAA programs, how EPA defines clean air, how states implement CAA provisions, air permitting programs for industrial sources, and standards related to new sources and emitters of air toxics. It also describes EPA’s Risk Management Program, requirements related to ozone-depleting substances and pollutants that contribute to the formation of acid rain, and most recently, requirements around greenhouse gas emissions. This module is a go-to resource for environmental professionals new to air quality responsibilities, operations personnel who need general familiarity with air quality requirements, and anyone who needs a refresher on the complex air programs.

Type Availability Length
ELearning Online 60-90 minutes


Overview of Environmental Regulations

This 60-90 minute module provides an overview of major U.S. environmental laws, the role of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the interplay between state and federal regulations, and key requirements of environmental regulations affecting industrial facilities. The user can examine each topic sequentially or select the topic of immediate concern. Each module covers applicability and key regulatory requirements. Knowledge checks are provided throughout the course to ensure mastery of important concepts. This training module provides a comprehensive overview for environmental professionals who are new to the field or specific media responsibilities, or who just need a refresher, as well as operations, legal, or administrative personnel who need general familiarity with the environmental requirements that may impact a facility.

Type Availability Length
ELearning Online 60-90 minutes


RCRA Waste Refresher and Update

This 1-day course is designed for individuals with a basic understanding of waste management regulations who wish to strengthen and update their knowledge on more recent RCRA developments. The course provides a review of RCRA regulations, including important nuances, and an overview of recent regulatory developments. The course format includes interactive discussions and examples drawn from real scenarios. Course completion will enable attendees to:

  • Develop a clearer understanding of waste regulations
  • Catch up on the recent developments
  • Learn about upcoming regulations
  • Type Date Location
    Classroom Jun 13, 2017 - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Salt Lake City, UT
    Classroom Nov 14, 2017 - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM New Orleans, LA


    Spill Prevention, Control and Countermeasure (SPCC) Planning and Requirements

    This 1-day course is designed for managers and others responsible for developing and implementing SPCC plans. The course covers such essential topics as applicability criteria and exemptions, general requirements for all plans, specific requirements for each type of facility, integrity testing, exclusions, and environmental equivalence. The course format includes illustrative examples and case studies intended to maximize understanding of this topical material. Course completion will enable attendees to:

    • Determine when and how SPCC planning applies
    • Develop and implement SPCC plans
    • Understand the distinction between requirements and recommended practices

    Type Date Location
    Classroom Apr 04, 2017 - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM San Francisco, CA
    Classroom Aug 29, 2017 - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Philadelphia, PA


    Title V Compliance Workshop

    This 1-day course is for new and experienced professionals interested in learning how to minimize the impact of Title V operating permits, reduce duplicative or unnecessary monitoring, and standardize permits across agencies. It provides strategies on how to ensure compliance while minimizing operational intrusions required by Title V permits. Example permit conditions are discussed to illustrate how agencies and companies have approached compliance demonstration requirements. Information on when to re-open a permit and the modification process will be provided.

    Type Date Location
    Classroom Apr 28, 2017 - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Las Vegas, NV
    Classroom Jun 08, 2017 - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Pittsburgh, PA
    Classroom Jul 14, 2017 - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Beaver Creek, CO
    Classroom Sep 14, 2017 - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Kansas City, MO
    Classroom Nov 09, 2017 - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Dallas, TX


    Understanding and Application of RMP/PSM Requirements

    This 1.5 day course is designed for plant and corporate staff who are responsible for elements of the RMP and PSM programs. Beneficial for new and experienced staff alike, it provides not only a broad understanding of the RMP and PSM requirements, but also discusses proposed changes to the requirements and recent enforcement activities. Instructor experience, group discussions, and examples of enforcement citations will be utilized to maximize understanding of this material. Course completion will enable attendees to:

    • Review their RMP and PSM programs against current applicability and compliance requirements
    • Understand impacts to their programs from potential changes to the RMP and PSM regulations
    • Evaluate recent enforcement activities to determine potential areas for improvement in their program documentation

    Type Date Location
    Classroom Jul 19 - 20, 2017 - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Oklahoma City, OK
    Classroom Oct 18 - 19, 2017 - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Boston , MA


    Understanding Engines: Their Emissions and Your Compliance Requirements

    This 1-day course is for environmental personnel responsible for air regulatory compliance for stationary reciprocating internal combustion engines (RICE). The course covers engine differentiations, air emission calculations, common air pollution controls, applicability and compliance requirements of the three main federal engine regulations (NSPS IIII, NSPS JJJJ, and NESHAP ZZZZ, a.k.a., the RICE MACT), and what to do if you’re just now finding out about your engines’ applicability. Group discussion and exercises help clarify this challenging material. Course topics include:

    • Engine design and air pollution control device feasibility
    • Why engine types are regulated differently
    • Rules of thumb for quickly assessing requirements for engines
    • Tools to understand regulatory requirements and anticipate compliance requirements

    Type Date Location
    Classroom Apr 26, 2017 - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Salt Lake City, UT
    Classroom Jun 07, 2017 - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Charlotte, NC
    Classroom Sep 20, 2017 - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM St. Louis, MO