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OHA Seminar: Hospital Waste Streams and Hospital-Hosted Community Collection Events:
September 21, 2010, 10:05 am
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REGULATORY COMPLIANCE AND BEST PRACTICES STATEWIDE EDUCATIONAL SEMINAR and CENTRAL OHIO REGIONAL MEETING October 14, 2010 Doubletree Hotel Columbus/Worthington
175 Hutchinson Avenue
Columbus, Ohio  43235
AGENDA
8:55 a.m.                    Welcome/Announcements
Susan Zabo, Pollution Prevention Coordinator

9:00 a.m.                     Plenary Session – “Rx squared: Reducing Your Pharmaceutical Waste & Costs”
Speaker:  Catherine Zimmer MS, BSMT
Zimmer Environmental Improvement, LLC
St Paul, MN
10:30 a.m.                   Beverage break
10:45 a.m.                   Case Study of an EPA Inspection
Speakers:  Julie Reese   Environmental, Health & Safety Professional, Frost Brown Todd LLC
noon                            Lunch and Roundtable Discussion:  With Power Point Presentation of past hospital take-back events, or take you lunch outside and relax
Participants share hospital best practices and ask questions about becoming a best practice facility.
1:00 p.m                      OEPA Compliance Assistance: Understanding Environmental Requirements That Apply To Your Hospital
Speakers:  Karen Hale, OEPA Hazardous Division   and
Alison Shockley, OEPA Div. of Solid and Infectious Waste
2:00 p.m.                     Beverage break
2:15 p.m.                     OEPA Compliance Assistance (continued)
3:30 p.m.                     Wrap-Up/Evaluations
Overview
Indentify the state and federal laws affecting take-back programs and pharmaceutical redistribution. Ensure successful medication disposal programs and compliance by hospitals and other parties with applicable laws.
Registration
OHA Members $_$75.00
Non-Members  $  $100.00
The registration fee includes continental breakfast, beverage breaks, and lunch.  Full fee payment must accompany registration.  Return registration form along with full fee payment to Susan Zabo/Rick Sites, OHA, 155 E. Broad Street, 15th Floor, Columbus, Ohio  43215-3620.  Make checks payable to OHA.  Faxed registrations will be accepted with credit card payment.  Fax registrations to (614) 241-2933.
OHA is able to offer low registration fees for this program because of a grant received from the Ohio Environmental Education Fund of the Ohio EPA.
Cancellation
A refund of registration fees will be made to registrants notifying OHA of cancellation three (3) working days prior to the program date.  A $40 processing fee will be assessed against each cancellation.  No refunds will be made after that date.
Accommodations
Rooms have been blocked at The Doubletree for the night of October 13.  Make reservations directly with the hotel by calling (614) 885-3334.
Services for Persons Who Are Physically Challenged The Ohio Hospital Association wishes to take reasonable steps to ensure no individual who is physically challenged is discriminated against because of the absence of auxiliary aids and services.  If special arrangements or diet are required for an individual to participate in this program, contact the OHA Center for Education at (614) 221-7614 at least 10 days prior to the scheduled date.

Susan Zabo
Pollution Prevention Project Coordinator susanz@ohanet.org

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