Society for Chemical Hazard Communication

 Professional Development Training

Neurotoxicology (0.5-day)

PDF Brochure — Course Offering: Fall 2012

Course Description and Objectives

The Advanced Topics in EHS series of courses were designed to expand on topics that were introduced in the basic SCHC courses. The topic of neurotoxicology was introduced in the SCHC course Toxicology for Hazard Communication.

The goal of this course is to provide participants with a detailed understanding of neurotoxicology. Emphasis is placed on an understanding of the basic science of this topic and the development of the technical skills and background necessary to develop, evaluate, and apply hazard determinations, hazard classifications, and risk assessments involving neuotoxic chemicals or mixtures.

This is considered to be an advanced course. While there are no formal prerequisites for this course it is strongly recommended that participants have a working knowledge of MSDS and labels and that they have either taken the SCHC course, Toxicology for Hazard Communication, or that they be comfortable with the basic principles of toxicology.

Intended Audience

Hazard communication professionals looking to expand their understanding of specific topics in toxicology and/or sharpening their hazard determination and risk assessment skills.

Course Director

Robert Skoglund, Ph.D., DABT, CIH

Robert Skoglund, Ph.D., DABT, CIH

Dr. Skoglund is a Senior Laboratory Manager at the 3M Company. His primary responsibilities include corporate oversight of material EHS issues including global hazard communication and other applied and regulatory toxicology issues and programs.


Course Instructor

Robert Roy, Ph.D., DABT

Robert Roy, Ph.D., DABT

Dr. Roy is a Lead Toxicology Specialist at 3M in St. Paul, Minnesota. His primary responsibilities include assessing the human health hazards and safety of products and other materials for several 3M business units. In addition he plays a leadership role in 3M Occupational Exposure Guideline development; California Proposition 65 compliance; consumer product labels; and hazard determination, hazard communication, and risk assessment issues.


Course Fee

$250.00 Members$340.00 Nonmembers

Course Topics and Schedule

(Subject to Change)

Sunday, September 22, 2012

7:30-8:00 Registration / Continental Breakfast

Overview of the Nervous System

9:10-9:25 Break
9:25-10:35 Central Nervous System Toxicology
Peripheral Nervous System Toxicology
Developmental Neurotoxicology
10:35-10:50 Break
10:50-12:00 Neurotoxicology Testing Methods
Regulatory Aspects of Neurotoxicology

Registration / Hotel Accommodations / Cancellation Policy

Refer to brochure for details.