ASTM E2091 Standard Guide for Use of Activity and Use Limitations, Including Institutional and Engineering Controls -- eLearning Course

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Price: $159
About the Course

This course provides a brief overview of ASTM E2091 Standard Guide for Use of Activity and Use Limitations, Including Institutional and Engineering Controls. Through this course you will be able to Recognize when and how Activity and Use limitations (AULs) can be integrated into Risk-Based Corrective Action at sites where residual chemicals of concern may remain on-site due to geographic, geologic, or technological constraints.

The subject matter expert for this course is Paul Sonnenfeld.

This course does not replace the ASTM standard.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Identify the role of activity and use limitations in risk-based corrective action
  • Identify the differences between engineering controls and institutional controls
  • Identify when in the site remediation process AULs should be considered and evaluated
  • Identify both near-term and long-term costs and benefits of activity and use limitations
  • Identify technical policy decisions that a regulatory agency be required to develop
Who Should Attend
  • Federal agencies, including, but not limited to: the Department of Defense, Bureau of Land Management, Bureau of Reclamation, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, U.S. Forest Service, National Park Service, Department of Transportation, Department of Homeland Security, NASA, Federal Aviation Agency, Federal Highway Administration, Environmental Protection Agency, General Services Administration and environmental contractors working for these agencies.
  • State and Tribal environmental regulatory agencies.
  • Municipal landholding agencies including Port Authorities, Airports, and utilities
Certificate and CEUs

CEUs: .1 or 1 PDH

Certificate: A certificate is available upon successful completion of the course and an 80% or higher score on the exam.

About the Instructor

Paul Sonnenfeld is the chair of E50.05 on Environmental Risk Management and chaired the task group that revised ASTM E2091 in 2019 and 2022.

Paul Sonnenfeld is a highly-skilled, hands-on safety, health, and environmental professional with over 25 years of experience in occupational health and safety; heavy construction safety; industrial hygiene; employee training; environmental compliance and permitting (RCRA, CAA, CWA, TSCA); environmental management systems; ISO 14001 audits; site assessment, characterization and remediation (CERCLA, RCRA CA, and VCP); ecological risk assessment; and negotiating with federal and state regulatory agencies.


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