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Private: Class 8 (Corrosive) Hazardous Materials Training Course

May 18-19, 2022

Elkridge, Maryland

Course and General Information

Target Audience

The target audience is:

  • Class I Members (state agency CVSA-certified inspectors)
  • Class II Local Members (local agency CVSA-certified inspectors)

Class Size

This course is limited to 35 students.

Prerequisites

What to Expect

  • All training materials will be provided, including hazardous materials and safety regulations, the CVSA North American Standard Out-of-Service Criteria, highlighters and pens.
  • Students will be given a pre-test at the beginning of class and a post-test at the end. The post-test will be an individual effort using only the books provided during the class. A score of at least 80% on the post-test is required to pass the course and receive a certificate of completion. A student who receives a score of less than 80% will receive a certificate of attendance.

Covered Costs

CVSA will reimburse Class I Members and Class II Local Members for the following expenses:

  • Airfare
  • Airline luggage fees
  • Mileage up to the cost of coach class airfare if attendee drives
  • Taxi to and from the attendee’s residence and their airport
  • Mileage to and from the attendee’s residence and their airport
  • Airport parking
  • Lodging
  • Per diem for meals not provided

Rental cars will not be reimbursed.

Lunch will be provided on the two training days. Only breakfast and dinner per diem will be reimbursed on those days.

CVSA follows the federal travel guidelines. On travel days 3/4 of a full day per diem is reimbursed.

Schedule

This course is scheduled for Wednesday, May 18, and Thursday, May 19, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. EDT each day. We recommend traveling in on Tuesday after 12 p.m. and scheduling return travel for Friday morning.

Training Location

Maryland State Police Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Division
6855 Deerpath Road Suite G
Elkridge, MD 21075

Parking

There is no cost to park at the training location. To access the parking lot for the training location, you have to go to the end of Deerpath Road and make a U turn into the parking lot for the building.

 

Dress Code

Appropriate dress for the training course is business casual.

Weather

The average high temperature in May in Elkridge, Maryland, is 75 degrees with an average low temperature of 53 degrees.

Consent to Use of Photographic Images

Registration and attendance at and participation in CVSA meetings and other activities – in-person or virtually – constitutes an agreement by the registrant to CVSA’s use and distribution of the registrant’s or attendee’s image or voice in photographs, videotapes, electronic reproductions, and audiotapes of such events and activities.

Events Health Policy

CVSA makes the health and safety of all attendees at a CVSA meeting, event, training course, session, conference, etc., a priority. We are committed to following all U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines as well as local health and facility protocols to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 and will adopt enhanced health and safety measures, as appropriate, at CVSA in-person events. All attendees are required to agree to the CVSA Waiver and Release of Liability for Communicable Disease, which you will complete as part of the registration process.

Events Code of Conduct

CVSA is committed to providing a safe, productive and welcoming environment for all meeting participants. All participants, without exception, are expected to abide by this events code of conduct across any and all technologies used to execute a CVSA event whether in person or a virtual event. All participants must comply with the instructions of the host(s), moderator and CVSA staff. CVSA has a zero-tolerance policy for any form of discrimination or harassment by participants. 

Examples of unacceptable behavior are: 

  • Unauthorized sharing of login credentials with another user, including unregistered users; any unregistered user found participating will be required to pay the full registration fee, including the late registration fee 
  • Recording, copying and/or sharing of any media, including screenshots 
  • Engaging in unsafe practices while participating in a virtual event, such as driving a car
  • Harassment, disrespect, intimidation or discrimination in any form 
  • Verbal or written abuse of any participant, including, but not limited to, comments related to race, color, ethnicity, age, religion, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, etc. 
  • Sharing inappropriate, nude and/or sexual images 
  • Threatening or stalking a participant 

To report an incident of unacceptable behavior, please contact CVSA Executive Director Collin Mooney or CVSA Deputy Executive Director Adrienne Gildea. CVSA reserves the right to take any action deemed necessary and appropriate, including immediate removal from the meeting without warning or refund, in response to any incident of unacceptable behavior. CVSA may also, at its discretion, prohibit attendance at any future meeting, virtually or in person. 

Consent to Multimedia Use

Registration and attendance at and participation in CVSA meetings and other activities – in-person or virtually – constitutes an agreement by the registrant to CVSA’s use and distribution of the registrant’s or attendee’s image or voice in photographs, videotapes, electronic reproductions, and audiotapes of such events and activities. 

Copyright Acknowledgement

By registering and attending the event, an attendee may participate or contribute to discussions regarding the Standards and CVSA Materials (“work product”) and hereby acknowledges that it is their intent and understanding that the intellectual property, including copyright in and to the work product, and all derivative works and/or any modifications and variations of the work product, did, does and will vest solely in CVSA. To the extent that an attendee contributes to the work product during the event, they do not claim any ownership in the work product and instead hereby completely assign any and all copyrights and any other intellectual property rights in their contributions to CVSA. 

Contact Information

If you have any questions, contact CVSA Director of Hazardous Materials Programs Bill Reese at 301-830-6148 or billr@cvsa.org or CVSA Hazardous Materials Specialist Katie Morton at 301-960-1141 or katiem@cvsa.org.