When:    February 27, 2014 at 9:00 AM

Where:   The Regional Learning Alliance - http://www.therla.org/

Cost to attend:  FREE!

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This full day event will discuss the issues associated with achieving world class chemical compliance.  We will review the requirements, and then we will delve into a few major topics that we have encountered, including case studies.  Lunch and refreshments will be provided.

 Draft agenda:

Anticipated Time Topic Abstract Presenter
Before 9:00 AM Registration and Coffee    
9:00 AM ChemADVISOR in 2014 A description of the current state and future of ChemADVISOR

Andrew Dsida

9:20 AM A Global Overview of EHS&T Requirements A high level overview of the issues faced by a company attempting to achieve global regulatory compliance

Darlene Susa-Anderson

Vice President of EHS
10:00 AM Break    
10:30 AM Getting Started – Requirements common to all chemicals in trade and identification of unique issues A general description of the most common global product registration requirements, with specific case studies.

Nathan Peters

Marketing Director
11:30 AM

Considerations around GHS

  • What is available?
  • Where are the challenges?

A panel discussion of the considerations that go into GHS compliance.  Discussion items include how to find and evaluate information, how to compare classifications in different jurisdictions, and how to resolve differing classifications.

Darlene Susa-Anderson
Vice President of EHS

Dennis Deily
Senior Advisor

Jennifer Deily
Team Leader of Regulatory Database

Jennifer Mahoney
Team Leader of Consulting Services

12:30 PM Lunch    
1:30 PM Hazard Communication – Putting the information together

How to approach global SDS authoring, including a discussion of how to decide when countries and products can be combined on a single document and when separate documents are needed.  Also discussing:

  • confidentiality and private labelling
  • product labels (consumer vs. industrial)
  • document updates

Jennifer Mahoney

Team Leader of Consulting Services
2:15 PM Applying the knowledge  - How the EHS&T decision making process creates real world consequences

A discussion of how to apply compliance to the organization as a whole.  This would include identifying those possible sources of friction not located in the EHS department, including:

  • Marketing and customer push back on product labels
  • Sample shipments
  • Restrictions on transportation based on classifications
  • When and how to update and/or send an SDS to a customer
  • Article requirements

Wolfgang Urhahn

Team Leader of Product Registration Services
2:45 PM Break    
3:15 PM The Problem of Translations A discussion of global language requirements and approaches to minimize costs and maintain the quality of translations. 

Janet Neal

Account Manager
3:45 PM Putting it all together – Getting ready for what is coming A review of all of the topics discussed during the day making a firm connection between the issues and the ChemADVISOR solutions to address those issues

Dennis Deily

Senior Advisor
4:30 PM Closing    

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