Training in CERS to assist businesses

May 10, 2013 by  

The Los Angeles County Fire Department will hold a public California Environmental Reporting System (CERS) training to help businesses learn the new system.

The meeting will be held at 1:30 pm on Wednesday, May 15, at the El Monte Library, 3224 Tyler Avenue, next door to Brea. According to Assembly Bill 2286, as of January 1 this year, all businesses now have to submit reports electronically in order to cut down on the use of paper.

The training session will teach participants how to create a CERS account, submit facility information, enter hazardous material inventory, and scan and upload documents. Participants should bring their own flash drive and laptop computer if possible to ensure access. Demand for the training is expected to be high, especially since admission is free

For more information, call John Vincent at (323) 890-4078.

Staying on the theme of business and education, scholarships for the Esperanza Scholarship Foundation will be awarded at 6:00 pm on Saturday, May 18 at the Chaffey High School’s Gardiner W. Spring Auditorium, 1245 North Euclid Avenue.

This will be the 12th round of scholarships to be awarded. Special guests will include Leon Patillo, the former lead singer of the musical group Santana, Eddy Martin of ‘Glee’, and the Chaffey High School’s own performing arts department.

The foundation has awarded over $800,000 to over 700 students over the last 12 years. This year, 65 students will receive a total of $100,000. Winning students had to have maintained a 3.5 GPA and fulfilled community service hours. Many schools utilize printing services to create programs and brochures for awards ceremonies.