2018 Western Regional Lead and Healthy Housing Conference

August 21 – 22, 2018

Held At The Embassy Suites in Downey, CA

2018 Western Regional Conference

CEUs Are Available

The Western Regional Lead and Healthy Housing Conference has been approved for 12.5 CHES units by the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health. If you need CEUs, the conference is the place to go to.

Conference Program

Tuesday, August 21, 2018

9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Opening General Session

  • Welcoming Remarks
  • Update on the community health risks posed by the Exide Lead Battery Plant
  • Ways to be proactive rather than reactive in preventing childhood lead poisoning, promoting healthy housing and reducing asthma incidents

12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Lunch will be provided

1:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Two Concurrent Educational Tracks

Track #1: Educational Track on Lead Poisoning Prevention and Lead Hazard Control Issues

  • Interventions to identify and reduce lead exposure in high risk children
  • Approaches to reducing lead exposure
  • Addressing lead hazards via code enforcement

Track #2: Educational Track on Healthy Housing and Housing Inspection Issues

  • Swimming pool health and safety guidelines focused on Licensed Multiple Family Dwellings
  • Home safety audit measures for both multiple family dwellings and single family housing
  • Asthma reduction initiatives

5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. – Networking Reception and Exhibit Viewing

Wednesday, August 22, 2018

9:00 a.m. to 12:00 a.m.
Two Concurrent Educational Tracks

Track #1: Educational Track on Lead Poisoning Prevention and Lead Hazard Control Issues

  • Dust enforcement/monitoring activities within LA County
  • CAL OSHA’s exposure limits for lead workers and enforcement/monitoring of lead worker protection
  • Other CA regulations affecting lead hazard control work

Track #2: Educational Track on Healthy Housing and Housing Inspection Issues

Presentation by a government agency representative to cover:

  • IPM strategies and cockroach eradication
  • Bed bugs and vermin identification and eradication
  • Hoarding issues

12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. – Lunch on Your Own

1:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Two Concurrent Educational Tracks

Track #1: Educational Track on Lead Poisoning Prevention and Lead Hazard Control Issues

  • Two hour workshop on current lead abatement methods, procedures, equipment and materials with product demonstrations
  • Lead in spices, home remedies and foods

Track #2: Educational Track on Healthy Housing and Housing Inspections Issues

  • Radon and mold issues including updates on CA and local enforcement guidelines
  • Silica Rules and other regulations that are changing California
  • Dangers of improperly functioning HVAC systems

5:00 p.m. – Conference Adjournment

Networking Opportunities

Throughout the two days, attendees will have several opportunities to meet with colleagues from throughout the region to discuss program ideas, ways to deal with problem areas and ways to meet program goals.

Location and Hotel Information

The conference will be held at the Embassy Suites Hotel Los Angeles-Downey, 8425 Firestone Blvd., Downey, CA 90241. Phone 562.861.1900. To make hotel reservations, call the hotel directly and tell reservations that you are attending the Western Regional Lead and Healthy Housing Conference to receive the conference room rate of $189 single or double.

Registration Information

For 1 person from an organization $275
For 2 or 3 persons from an organization $250 per person
For 4 or more persons from an organization $225 per person

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