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SCHC is happy to collaborate with CHCS - a relationship that offers benefits to both organizations.



Jennifer L. Mahoney, SCHC President, and Gill Pagliuca, CHCS Chair, sign the Memorandum of Understanding at the SCHC Fall Meeting in Arlington, Virginia.

September 25, 2019



Benefits To Our Members

Our relationship is governed by a Memorandum of Understanding with 3 main aims:

  1. making our respective members aware of the existence of both organizations (via our websites)

  2. publicizing each other's events, webinars, conferences, training etc.

  3. offering reciprocal member discount pricing for these events

SCHC members can book CHCS events at CHCS member rates and vice-versa. If an SCHC member wishes to book a CHCS event, please email [email protected], providing your full name and organization. CHCS will verify your membership status and email you with instructions on how to register for the event.

CHCS members can book SCHC events at SCHC member rates by emailing [email protected], providing your full name and organization. SCHC will verify your membership status and email you with instructions on how to register for the event.

CHCS Contact Details

Email:              [email protected]

Website:         www.chcs.org.uk
LinkedIn:         https://www.linkedin.com/company/chemical-hazards-communication-society/
Twitter:           https://twitter.com/ChemicalHazards
Facebook:      https://www.facebook.com/ChemicalHazards



For information on all training courses please visit CHCS's web page: Chemical Hazards & Safety Data Sheet Training.


25th AGM & 8th Annual Lectures:  Wednesday 20th November 2019 - Hilton Birmingham Metropole, Pendigo Way, National Exhibition Centre, Birmingham, B40 1PP  The event is free of charge to CHCS members. Non-members can join CHCS and then attend free of charge.  A provisional agenda will be available shortly. However, to reserve your place, please visit: 2019 CHCS AGM & Annual Lectures.
Exhibition Opportunity - As usual, CHCS will be hosting an exhibition of organisations offering products and services of interest to its membership. For more information about exhibiting at the event please contact the CHCS Office

Introduction to European Chemical Regulation - 2 October 2019, Novotel Hotel, Manchester

Discount Price of only £275 (+VAT) until 31 July 2019
At the end of this one-day module participants will have the knowledge and understanding to navigate the complexities of chemicals legislation, and increased confidence to apply it their own areas.


Introduction to Basic SDS Writing  - 8th October 2019, Malmaison Hotel, Manchester

Discount Price of only £275 (+VAT) until 6th August 2019
This module is an introductory training day on the compilation of safety data sheets (SDSs) for substances and mixtures that are classifiable under the CLP Regulation (EC) 1272/2008.


Module 3, Introduction To European Chemical Regulation - 2 October 2019, Manchester|

Module 1, Introduction To Basic SDS Writing - 8 October 2019, Manchester

Module 17, EU CLP (GHS) Classification for Supply – Substances
 - 15 October 2019, London

Module 18, EU CLP (GHS) Classification for Supply – Mixtures
 - 16 October 2019, London

Module 19, EU CLP (GHS) Labelling for Supply
 - 17 October 2019, London

Module 15, Advanced Preparation of Safety Data Sheets
 - 12 November 2019, London

Module 53: Chemical Safety Assessment – The Science And Theory For Risk Characterisation
 - 3 December 2019, London

Module 20, The Extended SDS Understanding Exposure Scenarios
 - 4 December 2019, London


Click on the titles above to be taken to the course web page, from where you can find out more, download the flier and register.

The course venues for 2020 are: 

  • London: etc.venues County Hall, Riverside Building, Belvedere Road,
    London SE1 7PB
  • Manchester: Novotel Manchester Centre Hotel, 21 Dickinson Street, Manchester M1 4LX