Northern California Mini-Conference 2015

Event Details

The SESHA Northern California Chapter will be holding a Mini-Conference at SLAC National Laboratory in Menlo Park, California.

During this seminar, industry and local agency experts will share information to align regulatory expectations with operational needs at facilities using hazardous materials. Applicable industries include:

  • Semiconductor
  • Biotech
  • Energy Storage
  • Photovoltaic
  • Materials Sciences
  • Research Labs

This seminar is a sharing of perspectives on effective hazard control and permitting of hazardous materials and is NOT intended to be a code interpretation or enforcement lecture. The mini-conference is designed to enhance communication and increase understanding between regulatory agencies and industry representatives.


October 14, 2015. Conference from 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM, doors open at 7:30 AM


SLAC National Laboratory, Menlo Park, California


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SLAC National Lab Project Case Study
Ralph Kerwin

Why Fire Codes & The Philosophy of Managing Hazardous Materials
Jay Swardenski and Varun Gopalakrishna

Fundamentals of CFC Chapter 50 (Haz Matls) & Chapter 27 (Semiconductor), MAQ, Control Areas and H Occupancies
Reinhard Hanselka

Permit Submission: When Required, Types & Content/Performance Based Design {Alternative Means and Methods
Jeff Tarter and Aaron Zude

Hazard Controls: HPM Gases
Jeff Tarter and Aaron Zude

Hazard Controls: HPM Chemicals
Sue Creighton, Steve Trammell, Matt Wyman

Hazard Controls: Process Gas Exhaust Management
Jesse Gonzalez

Chemical Inventory Management
Dan Firth and Jay Maille



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