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Spring 2016
Bahia Mar - Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
801 Seabreeze Blvd.
Ft. Lauderdale FL, 33316
United States
954.764.2233
Saturday, April 16, 2016 to Wednesday, April 20, 2016
Category: Events

 

Spring 2016 - Bahia Mar Resort
Ft. Lauderdale, Florida

April 16-20, 2016
801 Seabreeze Blvd.
Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33316
Phone: 954.764.2233
Fax:     954.523.5424

Check in:   Friday, April 15, 2016
Check out: Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Special rate available until March 16, 2016

US$159 per night with Free internet access in the guest rooms

You MUST use the Group Code reference: SCH

THOSE OF YOU RESERVING FOR ONE OR TWO NIGHTS AND UNABLE TO GET THE GROUP
RATE ONLINE SHOULD CONTACT THE HOTEL FOR ASSISTANCE:
MICHELLE TABB, RESERVATIONS MANAGER, 954-627-6327

ROOMS ARE GOING FAST AND THE HOTEL WILL SOON BE COMPLETELY SOLD OUT.

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 News from the Membership Committee

  • information on networking dinners
  • parking
  • transportation
  • local attractions

Poster Session --
see agenda below for list of posters with link ...

 

REGISTRATION CLOSED for the Spring Meeting and/or Courses

Meeting Registration Fee:  $180 Members // $230 Nonmembers 
Course Registration Fees:  Vary depending on length of course

SCHC may take photographs during its events – including the plenary session,
the poster session, the computer & software exhibit, and the professional
development courses – which it may post on the SCHC web site. 
Individuals will not be identified in these photographs. 

If you have any concerns or seek to opt out of having your image or
likeness included please contact
schc-admin@schc.org.

 

Professional Development Courses

The following courses are scheduled in conjunction with SCHC’s spring meeting: (Updated: 1/20/16)

Saturday, April 16, 2016


Sunday, April 17, 2016

Globally Harmonized System for Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS) - day 2 of 2

U.S. Pesticide Labeling and Regulations
 - day 1 of 1
$400 Member / $490 Nonmembers
$400 Member / $490 Nonmembers 

Monday, April 18, 2016

Advanced Topics in EHS: Alternative Assessments - a.m.  NEW COURSE!!
$250 Member / $340 Nonmembers

Leadership and Teamwork for Hazard Communication - p.m.  NEW SEMINAR!!
$250 Member / $340 Nonmembers

WHMIS 2015: An Introduction - p.m.   NEW COURSE!!
$250 Member / $340 Nonmember

Wednesday, April 20, 2016


AIHA Registry Exam (p.m.) - register through the AIHA Website


 

Monday, April 18, 2016
Board Meeting

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.  Sign up to attend the Board meeting.

General Meeting (Preliminary Agenda)

Updated 3/3/2016

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 disappointment or inconvenience.

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

8:00 – 8:30

REGISTRATION - Continental breakfast provided

8:30 – 8:40

BUSINESS MEETING

8:40

MORNING PROGRAM: North American GHS Updates
Facilitator – John Howell, SCHC Program Committee

8:40 - 9:40

KEYNOTE SESSION

Hazard Communication Standard (HCS 2012) - An Enforcement Overview

Sven Rundman III, Senior Industrial Hygienist/Team Leader            CONFIRMED
Office of Health Enforcement
Directorate of Enforcement Programs
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) - Washington, DC

UN GHS Subcommittee Activities - An Update

Paul Brigandi                                                                              CONFIRMED
Consultant to OSHA - Alexandria, VA

9:40 - 10:25

GHS in Mexico: NOM-018-STPS-2015 - What Can We Expect?

Edgar Rodriguez Sierra                                                                 CONFIRMED
ChemADVISOR, Inc. - Pittsburgh, PA

10:25 - 10:40 BREAK
10:40 - 11:20

Tales from the Front - Implementing HCS 2012 from the Perspective of Small Lubricant Manufacturers: A Panel Presentation
Ria Scheuren / Ann Ball

Ria Scheuren                                                                               CONFIRMED                
Houghton International Inc. - Valley Forge, PA

- and -

Ann Ball                                                                                      CONFIRMED
CIMCOOL Fluid Technology - Cincinnati, OH

11:20 - 12:00 GHS Implementation: New Opportunities

Paul J. Trenchard                                                                         CONFIRMED
Exxon Mobil Corporation - NJ

12:00 – 1:30 Lunch (on your own - Please consider signing up for a small group networking lunch)
President's Lunch (by invitation only)
1:30 AFTERNOON PROGRAM: Global Chemical Updates and Special Topic Breakout Sessions
Facilitator – Allan Jemi-Allade, SCHC Program Committee
1:35-2:20 

The Changing Landscape of Chemical Control Laws in Southeast Asia

James E. Eggenschwiler, Esq., Director, Global Trade                          CONFIRMED
The Redstone Group - Dublin, OH

2:20 - 2:40 BREAK
2:40 - 3:25

REACH 2018: How to Prepare for Registration Following ECHA's Roadmap

Michael Cleuvers                                                                          CONFIRMED
Dr. Knoell Consult GmbH - Mannheim, Germany

3:25 - 4:30

Breakout Sessions:

Please attend the session of your choice:     
A. GHS Implementation at the Country Level: News and Resources
B. GHS Implementation at the Company Level: Logistics and Solutions
C. Data Validation for Hazard Classification
D. Canadian WHMIS 2015

Hosted by the SCHC Forum Committee
Julia Diebol, Ph.D., Interim Chair                                                   CONFIRMED

4:30 – 5:45 COMMITTEE MEETINGS
6:00 – 8:00

RECEPTION IN CONJUNCTION WITH POSTER SESSION
To submit a poster, see the Call for Abstracts and Guidelines

POSTERS SUBMITTED - Abstract of all posters

POSTER WINNER: How to Author a Combined SDS and Label Compliant with OSHA HazCom 2012 and WHMIS 2015 - Jeremy Long, Joanne Houck, Elizabeth Dederick, PhD - Critical Path Services, LLC - a Knoell Company

RUNNER-UP:  Assessing the Impact of Environmental Counseling on Pregnant Women’s Perception and Behavior about Environmental Hazards - Sewit Tedla, Shahid Parvez, Kali Frost - Dept. of EHS, Richard Fairbank's School of Public Health, Indiana University - Purdue University Indianapolis

RUNNER-UP:  Advancing Hazard Communication for Chemical Accident Prevention: Review of Risk Management Plans for Chemical Safety
Improvements
- Hayley Byra, Joel Tickner ScD - University of Massachusetts Lowell

·  Translation Inconsistencies in Published EHS Regulations Worldwide - Lisa Greschaw, John Robinson, Doug Strock - GLTaC

·  SDS and Label Author Registry: Important Update - Denese A. Deeds, CIH, FAIHA, Chandra D. Gioiello, MS, CIH - for AIHA Registries LLC

·  Technical and Logistical Challenges in Implementing The Globally (Un)Harmonized System (GHS) of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals - Ari S. Lewis, M.S., Jiaru Zhang, M.P.H., Daniella M. Pizzurro, Ph.D. - Gradient

·  An Iterative and Multidisciplinary Framework for Determining Read-Across for Hazard Assessment - Daniella M. Pizzurro, Ph.D., Jiaru Zhang, M.P.H., Jim W. Rice, Ph.D., Halle C. Ritter, M.Eng., Ari S. Lewis, M.S. - Gradient

·  Understanding WoE under New OSHA Guidance: Endpoint-by-endpoint Considerations for Rigorous GHS-based Hazard Evaluations - Jiaru Zhang, M.P.H., Danielle M. Pizzurro, Ph.D., Ari S. Lewis, M.S. - Gradient

·  Preparing for the 2016 Chemical Data Reporting Rule - Dan Wiant, MPH, Joanne Houck, Michael Derelanko, PhD, Elizabeth Dederick, PhD - Critical Path Services, LLC

·  (Q)SAR in Regulatory Praxis – Experience of a Service Provider - Andrzej Szymoszek, Antje Gerloff-Elias - Dr. Knoell Consult GmbH

·  Recent global regulatory developments and data requirements for endocrine disruptor testing and assessment - Martina Duft, Agnes Schimera, Anja Ramisch - Dr. Knoell Consult GmbH

·  Effective Use of Color Inkjet Print Technology for the Creation of GHS Labels - Todd Campbell - Brandywine Drumlabels, LLC

·  Pressure Sensitive GHS Labels, BS 5609 and IMDG Compliance - Bill Sargent - Reliance Label Solutions

· 
Lean and EHS (and GHS) - Kathy Malone - Manguard Systems, Inc.

FOOD AND CASH BAR PROVIDED

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

8:00 – 8:30 Continental Breakfast
8:30 – 9:00 BUSINESS MEETING / COMMITTEE REPORTS
9:00 MORNING PROGRAM: Student Presentations; Advanced Topics in Hazard Communication: Auditing GHS Programs and Q&A
Facilitator – Pamela Kreis, SCHC Program Committee
9:00 - 9:40

Q&A Session with Speakers

9:40 - 10:00

Expanding the P2OASys Hazard Assessment Tool to Include Updated GHS Classifications

Samantha Couture                                                                      CONFIRMED
University of Massachusetts - Lowell, MA

10:00 - 10:20

Critical Evaluation of GreenScreen® Benchmark 1 Chemicals to Identify Structural Alerts

Alicia McCarthy                                                                            CONFIRMED
University of Massachusetts - Lowell, MA

10:20 - 10:40

BREAK

10:40 - 11:40

Auditing Your Global GHS Program

Cheryl Kedrowski, Sr. Regulatory Affairs Manager                             CONFIRMED
Medical Department, 3M Company - St. Paul, MN

11:40 - 11:55

The SCHC/OSHA Alliance: Next Steps 

Ann Thompson, Ph.D., Technical Manager                                       CONFIRMED
Medical Department - 3M Company - St. Paul, MN

11:55 - 12:00

Concluding Remarks

        Darlene K. Susa-Anderson, SCHC President

12:00 MEETING ADJOURNS


WE HOPE TO SEE YOU AT OUR FUTURE MEETINGS:

September 24-28, 2016 - Crystal Gateway Marriott Hotel - Arlington, Virginia

March 25-29, 2017 - New Orleans Marriott Hotel - New Orleans, Louisiana

September 23-27, 2017 - Crystal Gateway Marriott Hotel - Arlington, Virginia