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Fall 2018
Crystal Gateway Marriott Hotel
1700 Jefferson Davis Highway
Arlington, VA 22202
United States
Saturday, September 22, 2018, 8:00 AM to Wednesday, September 26, 2018, 5:00 PM EDT
Category: Events

SCHC Fall 2018

September 22 - September 26, 2018

Crystal Gateway Marriott Hotel

1700 Jefferson Davis Highway
Arlington, VA (Washington DC)
Phone: 1-703-920-3230
Fax: 1-703-271-5212

Check in: Friday, September 21, 2018
Check out: Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Special rate available until Friday, August 31, 2018, or when group block is sold out
US$207 per night - includes complimentary guest room internet access

Group Code:   SCH                 



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- information on networking dinners Sat., Sun., and Mon. night - parking - transportation - local attractions


EXHIBIT at the Hazard Communication Management Products Display
VIEW the list of Exhibitors (to come)


SCHC Fall Meeting / Course Registration - 2018 - Click here to Register Online

Member Rate:  $180
Nonmember Rate:  $230

The SCHC Meeting will be PAPERLESS.  Speaker bios/presentations will be provided below, linked from the agenda, as they become available. Materials will also be posted on the Meeting App -- Download the App!
Cancellation Deadline (no refunds after this date):  August 17, 2018
Registration is open until event is grayed out

Webstreaming Option - in process

SCHC will offer webstreaming of the morning session –  
Registration fee is $_____. 
Member rate is $____ -- Members: check your email for the discount code.

Professional Development Courses

The following courses are scheduled in conjunction with SCHC's general meeting.

Saturday, September 22, 2018
NEW COURSE!  Classification, Labelling and Safety Data Sheet Requirements in EU (day 1 of 2-day course)
Registration fee:  $850/members    $940/nonmembers

Sunday, September 23, 2018
Classification, Labelling and Safety Data Sheet Requirements in EU (day 2 of 2-day course)

Health Hazard Determination and Risk Assessment (1-day course)
Registration fee:  $450/members    $540/nonmembers

Science for the Hazard Communicator (1-day course)
Registration fee:  $450/members    $540/nonmembers

U.S. Pesticide Labeling and Regulations (1-day course)
Registration fee:  $450/members    $540/nonmembers
Monday, September 24, 2018
Asia-Pacific SDS and Labelling Essentials (1-day course) (course is a modification of a previous course)
Registration fee:  $450/members    $540/nonmembers

Hazard Communication Auditing (1/2 day course, a.m.)
Registration fee:  $275/members    $365/nonmembers
Registration fee:  $275/members    $365/nonmembers
Registration fee:  $275/members    $365/nonmembers
Registration fee:  $275/members    $365/nonmembers

Board Meeting

Monday, September 24, 2018

All members are invited to attend the Board Meeting, which starts at 1:00pm and concludes at 5:00pm.
Advance reservation required, but additional seating may be available.


AIHA Registry Exam

Wednesday, September 26 - 1:00 - 5:00 p.m.

AIHA will offer the Registry exam following the SCHC meeting.  You will need to register through AIHA.


General Meeting

This is a PRELIMINARY agenda. Changes can occur at the discretion of the Program Committee.
The final agenda will be available at the meeting. We apologize for any disappointments or inconveniences.

Updated 6/19/2018

Tuesday, September 25, 2018
  7:30 - 8:30     REGISTRATION (Continental Breakfast provided in Exhibit Hall)
 Hazard Communication Products Display is Open
  8:30 - 8:50     BUSINESS MEETING - SCHC AWARDS PRESENTATION (view the list of Fall 2018 PDC Awardees)
MORNING PROGRAM - KEYNOTE SESSION:  Facilitator - John Howell, SCHC Program Committee
  8:50 - 9:30    What's New With The Hazard Communication Standard?
  9:30 - 10:15  WHMIS 2015 - An Implementation Update & Range Disclosure
Health Canada
10:15 - 10:30   BREAK - Hazard Communication Products Display is Open
10:30 - 11:15   TSCA Update
TSCA Representative
11:15 - 12:00   Impact of TSCA Changes on the SDS
12:00 -   1:30   LUNCH (on your own - join a Networking Lunch!)
                       President's Luncheon (New Members - by invitation only)
 Hazard Communication Products Display is Open
AFTERNOON PROGRAM: Facilitator - TBD, SCHC Program Committee
  1:35 - 2:50    EU Update
  1:35 - 2:20    Final Stages of REACH, EU HazCom, Brexit
Gill Pagliuca, Denehurst
  2:20 - 2:35     Poison Centre Update
Jon Gibbard, NCEC
  2:35 - 2:50    Break
  2:50 - 3:25    China Update: GHS Requirements, 2 100% Inspection Process
Cloris Pan, CIRS
  3:25 - 3:55    Asia Pacific GHS Update
  3:55 - 4:30    K-REACH and Korea BPR (Biocides Safety Act)
Robert Kiefer, REACH 24H
  4:30 - 5:45    COMMITTEE MEETINGS
  6:00 - 8:00    RECEPTION / Hazard Communication Products Display

Wednesday, September 26, 2018
  8:00 -   8:30   Continental Breakfast
MORNING PROGRAM: Facilitator - Robert Kiefer, SCHC Program Committee
  9:00 - 9:40     Tracking New and Updated Regulations
 Barbara Lantry-Miller, Givaudan
  9:40 - 10:10   Linguistic Challenges for Regulatory Compliance
Doug Strock, GLTaC
10:10 - 10:25   Break
10:25 - 11:00   Implementing a Hazard Communication Program From the Perspective of an Audit
Denese Deeds, Industrial Health & Safety Consultants, Inc.
11:00 - 11:35   Real-Life Store of a Dust Explosion Incident
11:35 - 1155    Competency-based Curriculum
Ann Thompson, 3M

11:55 - 12:00   Concluding Remarks

Jennifer L. Mahoney, SDSRP
SCHC President
12:00               MEETING ADJOURNS

Future Meetings

March 16-21, 2019 - Tropicana Las Vegas DoubleTree by Hilton - Las Vegas, Nevada

September 21-25, 2019 - Crystal Gateway Marriott Hotel - Arlington, Virginia