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Spring 2014
Marriott Hotel
170 Lockwood Boulevard
Charleston SC, 29403
United States
Saturday, March 22, 2014 to Wednesday, March 26, 2014
Category: Events

 

Spring 2014 - Charleston Marriott, Charleston, SC

March 22 - 26, 2014
Charleston Marriott
170 Lockwood Boulevard
Charleston, South Carolina 29403
Phone: (800) 968-3569
Fax:     (843) 723-0276

Check in:   Friday, March 21, 2014
Check out: Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Special rate available until Friday, February 28, 2014

$179 USD per night
Group Code: reference SCHSCHA

 

 

SCHC guests receive complimentary internet access in the guest rooms. 

All hotel guests receive complimentary shuttle service to historic Charleston.

THE CHARLESTON MARRIOTT IS SOLD OUT.  TRY THESE OTHER OPTIONS:

 

The Holiday Inn Express, at 250 Spring St, Charleston, 29403, is within walking distance of the Marriott .  The room rates at the HIE will be $229/night for Fri and Sat and $139/night for Sun, Mon, and Tue.  The HIE offers free wifi and a free hot breakfast.  Rooms may be booked at 1-800-HOLIDAY or online.  Reference "SCHC" or code "CHC"
http://www.ihg.com/holidayinnexpress/hotels/us/en/charleston/chsld/hoteldetail?
CUT OFF DATE: March 11, 2014.

The Courtyard is a little further away from the Marriott, 35 Lockwood Dr, Charleston, 29401, which is not within walking distance, but there is a free shuttle between the Courtyard and the Marriott.  Room rates at the Courtyard will be $169/night which includes free shuttle, free parking and free wifi.  Reference "SCHC" or Code SCH
CUT OFF DATE: March 11, 2014.


Click here for News from the Membership Committee   (posted 2/26/14)
  - information on networking dinners
  - parking
  - transportation
  - local attractions
 

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

POSTERS SUBMITTED:

Project Plan for Implementation of GHS: A Large Company Perspective
David Dassenko, Ben Murrin, and Ann Thompson, Ph.D. - 3M Medical Department
St. Paul, MN

Developing a Framework for the Quantitative Risk Characterization of Dermal Sensitizers in the Workplace New Source of Data to Strengthen Chemical Health Hazard Assessments
Stacy Paradis, Tim Blodgett, and Perry Logan - 3M Corporate Safety and Industrial Hygiene
Robert Skoglund, Josie Walton, and Robert Roy - 3M Medical Department 
St. Paul, MN

Small Package – Big Problem
Senthil Pichandi, Gary Pierson, and Matt Donelan - Henkel Adhesive Technologies
Rocky Hill, CT

Stealth Expansion of GHS to Address Nanotechnology
Lawrence P. Halprin - Keller and Heckman LLP
Washington, DC

Facing the challenges in GHS classification: When the harmonized system is not so harmonized
Jing Sun, Armanda Erdle, and Ying Zhen - Belzona Global 
Miami Lakes, FL

Value as the New Standard for Your EHS Program
Kathy Malone

A Few Key Technology Innovations to Make Your EHS Program More Effective With Less Work
Kathy Malone

Managing Global GHS Labeling Challenges - 
Adam Bettmann, Lauren Browne, Stephen Campbell, Raleigh Schmidt, Christian Thorvaldson, Ann Thompson
3M Medical Department
St. Paul, MN

 

 

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Invitations

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

FREE STUDENT ATTENDANCE (invitation) (application) (Poster)

SDS and Label Authoring Registry Exam

AIHA Registry Programs, Wednesday, 3/26, 1-5:30 p.m.

 

REGISTRATION IS OPEN. Register Now!

Professional Development Courses

The following courses are scheduled in conjunction with SCHC’s general meeting: (Updated: 11/20/2013)

Saturday, March 22, 2014

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

Hazard Communication for the European Union - GHS and Beyond (first of 2-day)

Sunday, March 23, 2014

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

Hazard Communication for the European Union - GHS and Beyond (second of 2-day)

HazCom Registry Prep

Monday, March 24, 2014

Science for the Hazard Communicator (1 day)

International Chemical Control Laws (1 day)

ADVANCED TOPICS IN EHS: Role of Human Data in Hazard Communication (a.m.) (a.m.)

ADVANCED TOPICS IN EHS: Risk Management and Communication (p.m.)

 

Wednesday, March 26, 2014


AIHA Registry Exam (p.m.)


 

Board Meeting
Monday, March 24, 2014

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 02/13/2014

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 25, 2014

8:00 – 8:30

REGISTRATION
(Continental breakfast provided)

8:30 – 8:40

BUSINESS MEETING

8:40

MORNING PROGRAM: U.S. and International GHS Update 
Facilitator – Chris Ruphard, SCHC Program Committee

8:45 - 9:40

KEYNOTE SESSION

Latin America GHS Update

Leticia Cuevas, LL.M., Regulatory Analyst     CONFIRMED
3E Company/Verisk, Bethesda, Maryland

9:40 - 10:00 BREAK
10:00 - 10:40


OSHA GHS Update

Maureen Ruskin, Director                           CONFIRMED
Office of Chemical Hazards/Metals, Directorate of Standards and Guidance
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Washington, D.C.

Jennifer Silk, Consultant                            CONFIRMED

10:40 - 11:20


Canadian GHS Update

Emily Walter, Regulatory Specialist              CONFIRMED
ICC Compliance Center Inc., Niagara Falls, New York

11:20 - 12:00 Implementation of GHS in Large and Small Companies


Ann Thompson, Ph.D., Technical Manager    CONFIRMED 
Material EHS, 3M Medical Department, St. Paul, Minnesota

Panagiotis "Noti" Mikroudis, Regulatory Affairs Manager, Product Stewardship   CONFIRMED
Watson Standard Company, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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: Data Resources for Chemical Classification
Facilitator – David Dassenko, SCHC Program Committee
1:35 - 2:25


Can More Be Less? Assessing Data Available from the C&L Inventory and REACH Websites

Pam Kreis, Consultant                                CONFIRMED
Scientific & Regulatory Solutions, LLC, Ellicott City, Maryland

2:25 - 2:45  BREAK
2:45 - 3:45  

New Data Resources: OECD’s eChemPortal

Sally de Marcellus, Electronic Information Analyst CONFIRMED
Environmental Directorate, Environment, Health & Safety Division
Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), Paris, France

3:45 - 4:30  

ChemView: EPA's Web Tool for TSCA Chemicals

Sheila C. Canavan, Associate Division Director, Chemical Control Division CONFIRMED
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Washington, D.C.

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 26, 2014

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 GHS 
Facilitator – Julia Diebol, SCHC Program Committee
9:10 - 10:05


Q&A Session with GHS Update Speakers

Leticia Cuevas (Latin America/GHS)          CONFIRMED  
Maureen Ruskin / Jennifer Silk (OSHA/GHS)   CONFIRMED
Emily Walter (Canada/GHS)                     CONFIRMED 

10:05 - 10:20 BREAK
10:20 - 11:10  

Advanced Topics in GHS: Evaluating Scientific Studies 
for Carcinogen Classification Under GHS

Wally Dalbey, Consultant                      CONFIRMED
Dalbeytox, LLC, West Chester, Pennsylvania

11:10 - 11:50  

Advanced Topics in GHS: GHS Labeling Considerations for 
Small Containers and Special Packaging in the U.S., EU, and China

Yunbo Shi, M.D., Managing Partner        CONFIRMED
CIRS, Louth, Ireland

11:50 - 12:00

MEETING WRAP-UP

        David W. Peters, SCHC President

12:00 MEETING ADJOURNS



WE HOPE TO SEE YOU AT OUR FUTURE MEETINGS:

September 27-October 1, 2014 - Crystal Gateway Marriott - Arlington, Virginia

March 14-18, 2015 - Hilton San Francisco Financial District - San Francisco, California