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Spring 2015
Hilton San Francisco Financial District
750 Kearny Street
San Francisco CA, 94108
United States
415.433.6600

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Saturday, March 14, 2015 to Wednesday, March 18, 2015
Category: Events

 

Spring 2015 - Hilton San Francisco Financial District
San Francisco, CA

Hilton San FranciscoMarch 14 - 18, 2015
Hilton San Francisco Financial District
750 Kearny Street
San Francisco, CA 94108

Phone: 415.433.6600
Fax:     415.765.7891

Reservations

Check in:   Friday, March 13, 2015
Check out: Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Special rate available until February 20, 2015

US$199 per night with Free internet access in the guest rooms
Group Code reference: SCHC

 
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News from the Membership Committee

updated 3/20/15
  - information on networking dinners
  - parking
  - transportation
  - local attractions
 

Submit a poster at the Poster Session!
Call for Abstracts                Guidelines

POSTERS SUBMITTED: 

Handling trade secret claims in the USA when authoring a Safety Data Sheet
Annie Blackburn, M.Sc., Project Manager
Dr. Luc Séguin, PhD, Chemist, President, Chief Executive/Scientific Officer
KMK Regulatory Services Inc.

 Globally Harmonized In-Plant Labeling System
Kyle Frakes and Cole Carter
Tnemec Co. Inc.

Regulation Analysis in East Asia
Dr. Michael Chang, Cloris Pan and Ethan Zheng 
Chemical Inspection & Regulation Service Limited (CIRS)

 DNELs and DMELs - Understanding their role in REACH 
and their relationship to health-based OELs

Adam Bettmann 
3M Company

 The Good the Bad and the What?!@#$% – SDSs after GHS Adoption – Samples and Thoughts on the What?!@#$%
Katie McGee
SiteHawk, LLC

 DIY Visual GHS Compliance Using Tools You Have Around the House (or Office)
Kathy Malone
ManGuard Systems, Inc.

 Inconsistencies in consumer and occupational labeling requirements following U.S. adoption of GHS
Raina J. Shah, M.S.E., C.P.E., C.P.S.M., Steven M. Hall, M.S.E., C.P.S.M., 
and Julia K. Diebol, Ph.D., C.P.S.M.
Applied Safety and Ergonomics, Inc.

 


SDS and Label Authoring Registry Exam

AIHA Registry Programs, Wednesday, March 18, 1:00-5:30 p.m.

 

ONLINE REGISTRATION IS CLOSED.  Contact Administrator.

MEETING and COURSE REGISTRATION FORM (.doc) - (.pdf)

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

 

Professional Development Courses

The following courses are scheduled in conjunction with SCHC’s spring meeting: (Updated: 1/14/2015)

 

Saturday, March 14, 2015

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

Hazard Communication for the European Union (CLP) - Overview of Requirements and Practical Examples in SDS and Label Preparation (first of 2-day)

Sunday, March 15, 2015

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

Hazard Communication for the European Union (CLP) - Overview of Requirements and Practical Examples in SDS and Label Preparation (second of 2-day)

Ecotoxicology for Hazard Communication

 

Monday, March 16, 2015

Hazard Communication for Asia, the Pacific Rim, and Latin America (1 day)

International Chemical Control Laws (1 day)

ADVANCED TOPICS IN EHS: Clinical Toxicology (a.m.)

ADVANCED TOPICS IN EHS: REACH e-SDS (p.m.)


Wednesday, March 18, 2015


AIHA Registry Exam (p.m.)


 

Board Meeting
Monday, March 16, 2015

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.

General Meeting (Preliminary Agenda)

Updated 12/12/2014

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, March 17, 2015

8:00 – 8:30

REGISTRATION
(Continental breakfast provided)

8:30 – 8:40

BUSINESS MEETING

8:40

MORNING PROGRAM: California and EU Regulatory Updates
Facilitator – Chris Ruphard, SCHC Program Committee

8:45 - 9:30

KEYNOTE SESSION

Proposition 65 Update


Stanley Landfair
, Partner                                                                     CONFIRMED

McKenna Long & Aldridge
San Francisco, CA

9:30 - 10:10

Safer Consumer Products Regulation: Green Chemistry Update

Meredith Williams, Ph.D., Deputy Director                                             CONFIRMED
Safer Products and Workplaces, Department of Toxic Substances Control 

California EPA
Sacramento, CA

10:10 - 10:30 BREAK
10:30 - 11:15 Comparing California and Federal VOC Regulations

Bill Balek, Director of Legislative Affairs                                                 CONFIRMED
International Sanitary Supply Association 

 

11:15 - 12:00 eSDS Use and Development: Meeting The Challenges 


Antonio Riganelli, Ph.D.
, EMEA Hazard Communication Leader                 CONFIRMED

Dow Chemical Company

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: US and Canada GHS Updates
Facilitator – Emily Walter, SCHC Program Committee
1:35-2:25 

Preparing for June 1, 2015 - HazCom 2012 Update
Ruskin talk    Rundman talk

Maureen Ruskin, Director                                                                       CONFIRMED
Office of Chemical Hazards/Metals 
Directorate of Standards and Guidance

Sven Rundman III, Supervisory Industrial Hygienist,                              CONFIRMED
Team Leader, Office of Health Enforcement
Directorate of Enforcement Programs

Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
Washington, DC

2:25 - 2:45 BREAK
2:45 - 3:35 Canadian GHS Update 


Amira Sultan and Kim Godard, Ph.D.
                                                    CONFIRMED

Healthy Environments and Consumer Safety Branch
Health Canada
Ottawa, Ontario

3:35 - 4:25

GHS Labeling:
Issues On The Plant Floor

Michelle Baker, CHMM, CDGP                                                              CONFIRMED
Product Stewardship Manager
Zeon Chemicals LP

Label Logistics & Technology: Meeting the GHS Challenge


Bill Sargent
, Business Development Manager                                       CONFIRMED

Reliance Label Solutions
Paola, KS

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
FOOD AND CASH BAR PROVIDED

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

8:00 – 8:30 Continental Breakfast
8:30 – 9:00 BUSINESS MEETING / COMMITTEE REPORTS
9:00 - 9:10 BREAK
9:10 MORNING PROGRAM: Advanced Topics in Hazard Communication - Transportation  
Facilitator – Stephen Campbell, SCHC Program Committee
9:15 - 9:55 Global View on the Status of the GHS


Paul W. Brigandi
, Executive Consultant                                           CONFIRMED

CGI Technology and Solutions, Inc. 

9:55 - 10:35

Section 14 Challenges for SDS Authors

Gene Sanders, Consultant                                                             CONFIRMED
W.E. Train Consulting
Tampa Bay, FL

10:35 - 10:55


BREAK

10:55 - 11:50

Q&A Session with Speakers

Amira Sultan, Kim Godard, Maureen Ruskin,                                   CONFIRMED
Sven Rundman, Antonio Riganelli 

11:50 - 12:00

MEETING WRAP-UP

        Darlene K. Susa-Anderson, SCHC President

12:00 MEETING ADJOURNS



WE HOPE TO SEE YOU AT OUR FUTURE MEETINGS:

September 26-30, 2015 - Crystal Gateway Marriott Hotel - Arlington, Virginia

April 16-20, 2016 - Bahia Mar Resort, a Doubletree by Hilton - Ft. Lauderdale, Florida