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Fall 2017
Crystal Gateway Marriott Hotel
1700 Jefferson Davis Highway
Arlington VA, 22202
United States
Saturday, September 23, 2017, 8:00 AM to Wednesday, September 27, 2017, 5:00 PM EDT
Category: Events

SCHC Fall 2017

September 23 - September 27, 2017


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 22, 2017
Check out: Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Special rate available until Friday, September 1, 2017, or when group block is sold out
US$200 per night - includes complimentary guest room internet access

Group Code: Chemical Hazard                        

RESERVE NOW   --  BEWARE OF SCAMS -- NO ONE FROM THE HOTEL WILL CONTACT YOU TO SOLICIT RESERVATIONS.

AUGUST 15 UPDATE -- The Crystal Gateway is SOLD OUT on Monday and Tuesday.  
The Crystal City Marriott at Ronald Reagan National Airport can offer the rate of $219 - call reservations at 1-800-228-9290 or 703-413-5500 and reference "SCHC 2017 Overflow Rooms" Group.  The Crystal City Marriott is located at 1999 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington, VA 22202 - an easy walk (about a block) from the Crystal Gateway Marriott.  Cut-off date is Sept. 8.  Book your group rate for SCHC 2017 Overflow Rooms Sep2017

 

 

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DINNER AND TOUR INFORMATION...

- 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

 

SCHC Fall Meeting / Course Registration - 2017 - Register Now

Member Rate:  $180
Nonmember Rate:  $230

The SCHC Meeting will be PAPERLESS.  Speaker bios/presentations will be posted 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 25, 2017
Registration is open until event is grayed out

Webstreaming Option - Register Now

SCHC will offer webstreaming of the morning session –  
Registration fee is $120. 
Member rate is $95 -- 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 23, 2017
International Chemical Control Laws (1-day course)
Member Rate: $450   //  Nonmember Rate: $540

Sunday, September 24, 2017

US Hazard Communication for Workplace Chemical Products (HCS 2012)
     - Overview of Requirements and Practical Examples in SDS and Label Preparation (second day of 2-day course)

Toxicology for Hazard Communication (1-day course)
Member Rate: $450   //  Nonmember Rate: $540

Advanced Topics in EHS: Respiratory Toxicology (1/2 day course, a.m.)
Member Rate: $275   //  Nonmember Rate: $365

Advanced Topics in EHS: Human Factors in Hazard Communication for Occupational and Consumer Settings (1/2 day course, p.m.)
Member Rate: $275   //  Nonmember Rate: $365

Monday, September 25, 2017

WHMIS 2015: An Introduction (1-day course)
Member Rate: $450   //  Nonmember Rate: $540

Other Industrial Labeling Systems: ACA/NPCA Hazardous Materials Identification
System® and National Fire Protection Association 704
 (1/2 day course, a.m.)
Member Rate: $275    //  Nonmember Rate: $365

Advanced Topics in EHS: Risk Management and Communication (1/2 day course, a.m.)
Member Rate: $275   //  Nonmember Rate: $365

Hazard Communication Auditing (1/2 day course, p.m.) -- NEW COURSE!!!
Member Rate: $275   //  Nonmember Rate: $365

California Proposition 65 Labeling Workshop (1/2 day course, p.m.)
Member Rate: $275   //  Nonmember Rate: $365

Board Meeting

Monday, September 25, 2017

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 27 - 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 7/31/17

 
Tuesday, September 26, 2017
  7:30 -   8:20   REGISTRATION (Continental Breakfast provided in Exhibit Hall)
Hazard Communication Products Display is Open
  8:20 -   8:40   BUSINESS MEETING - SCHC AWARDS PRESENTATION (view the list of Fall 2017 PDC Awardees)
MORNING PROGRAM - KEYNOTE SESSION:  Facilitator - Anne DeMasi, SCHC Program Committee
  8:40 -   9:25    OSHA HazCom 2012 Update
Maureen Ruskin - Director, Office of Chemical Hazards-Metals,
Directorate of Standards and Guidance
and
Sven J. Rundman III - Supervisory Industrial Hygienist
Directorate of Enforcement Programs / Office of Health Enforcement
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
 
  9:25 - 10:10    Health Canada Update
Health Canada / Government of Canada
10:10 - 10:30     BREAK - Hazard Communication Products Display is Open
10:30 - 11:15     TSCA Current Status
Steptoe & Johnson LLP
11:15 - 12:00     Observations: UN Global List Pilot Project Versus Published GHS Classifications
Darlene K. Susa-Anderson - COO/Vice President EHS Services
ChemADVISOR, Inc.
U.S. Dept. of Labor - Office of the Solicitor
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
12:00 -   1:30     LUNCH (on your own - join a Networking Lunch!)
                        President's Luncheon (New Members - by invitation only)
AFTERNOON PROGRAM: Facilitator - Julia MacGregor, SCHC Program Committee
  1:35 -   2:20     REACH 2018 and Beyond
H2 Compliance
  2:20 -   2:40     BREAK - Hazard Communication Products Display is Open
  2:40 -   3:25     EU Poison Center Regulations
Jonathan Gibbard - Practice Director
National Chemical Emergency Centre (NCEC) (UK)
Kimberly Bull - Regulatory Analyst
Sphera Solutions
  4:30 -   5:45     COMMITTEE MEETINGS
  6:00 -   8:00     RECEPTION / Hazard Communication Products Display

Wednesday, September 27, 2017
  8:00 -   8:30    Continental Breakfast
  8:30 -   9:00    BUSINESS MEETING - COMMITTEE REPORTS
MORNING PROGRAM: Facilitator - Mary Rudolph, SCHC Program Committee
  9:00 -   9:50    GHS Guidance on Dust Explosions
Barbara Lantry-Miller - Director, HazMat NAFTA Region
Givaudan Flavor & Fragrance
  9:50 - 10:10    BREAK
10:10 - 11:00    GHS and the EPA
United States Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA)
11:00 - 11:40    Q&A Session with Speakers
Angela Oler - Manager, Registry Programs
AIHA Registry Programs
11:55 - 12:00    Closing Remarks
Ann C. Thompson, Ph.D.
SCHC President
12:00               MEETING ADJOURNS

Future Meetings

April 21-25, 2018 - Hilton Orlando Lake Buena Vista Hotel - Orlando, Florida

September 22-26, 2018 - Crystal Gateway Marriott Hotel - Arlington, Virginia

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

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