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Compliance Workshop for Refrigerants & 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 refrigeration systems (including leak repair provisions for Class I and II ODS appliances with refrigerant charge ≥ =50 pounds), motor vehicle air conditioners, and halon fire suppression systems. In addition, the course covers the 2016 and 2020 updates to the refrigerant management requirements within 40 CFR Part 82, Subpart F, including extension of the rules to non-ODS substitutes, revised appliance disposal requirements, and overhaul of the leak repair provisions. 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 with regard to refrigerant and other ODS requirements;
  • Manage and/or improve refrigerant and ODS compliance programs; and
  • Audit existing refrigerant and ODS compliance programs.


Course topics
  • Production & Consumption Controls
    • Which compounds are regulated
    • Timelines for phasing out refrigerants
    • Restrictions on importing banned products
  • Servicing of Motor Vehicle Air Conditioners
    • Impacts on vehicle fleet maintenance
    • Technician training & certifications
    • Necessary recovery equipment
  • Labeling of Products using ODS
    • What is “using ODS”?
    • Warning statement requirements
    • Import restrictions
    • Certification, recordkeeping, and reporting
  • Recycling and Emissions Reduction
    • Technician training & certification
    • Certified recovery equipment
    • Methods for reclaiming refrigerants
    • Use of contractors
  • Leak Repair Provisions
    • Applicability to equipment
    • Maintenance recordkeeping requirements
    • Calculating leak rates
    • Repair timelines
    • Retrofit & retirement of leaking systems
    • Common compliance pitfalls
  • Recent Developments
    • Leak repair rule changes
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Feb 11, 2021 -- Louisville, KY
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Jul 13, 2021 -- Seattle, WA
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
What others are saying about this course
  • Instructor knows these regs like the back of his hand. He did a great job!
  • I got the needed information in a format that was easy to follow and interesting to watch.
  • All of my questions were answered.
  • The small binder with disk was great.

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