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    • 24 September 2020
    • 13:30 - 14:45 (UTC+01:00)
    • GoToWebinar
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    Webinar: Dangerous Goods To And From The USA:  Can The Americans Be Serious?

    We are pleased to present a webinar on a topic area often requested by CHCS members: the requirements for shipments of dangerous goods to and from the United States of America.

    The webinar will discuss each of the various ways in which the USA’s Department of Transportation has said imports and exports had better follow their own additional requirements.  The list includes, Hazardous Substances & RQs, Combustible Liquids, Inhalation Hazards, Aerosols, Toxic When Wet, Lithium Batteries, Pharmaceuticals and Medicines, Marine Pollutants, and phone numbers on shipping documents.  

    Our Presenter: Gene Sanders, W.E Train Consulting

    With over 25 years of extensive exposure working with Dangerous Goods in pharmaceutical, safety supplies, chemical, educational, waste, and clinical trials environments, Gene Sanders is knowledgeable in DOT (49CFR), ICAO (IATA), IMO (IMDG Code), TDG, ADOT (ADG), and ADR.  Gene has university degrees in Biochemistry and Chemistry, and holds or has held DGSA, CDGP, CDGT, CIT and CET professional certifications.  He has been an emergency responder, a volunteer fireman, spoken at many conferences, testified as an expert witness at the MSC Flaminia trial, and continues to be a regular columnist for HCB (Hazardous Cargo Bulletin).

    W.E. Train Consulting is a Dangerous Goods assistance company, offering a range of services from training, consulting, auditing and assessing, to enforcement assistance, expert witness service, and CDGP exam preparation.  Clients are big and small, all over the world, and include shippers, carriers, SDS authoring companies, and handlers & forwarders, as well as individuals.  For more information, go online at www.WEtrainConsulting.com or email info@WEtrainConsulting.com.

    Registration

    The webinar is free of charge for members of CHCS. We are also pleased to offer the webinar free-of-charge to members of BADGP and SCHC (click on the links to see how to register). If you are interested in attending, but not a member of these organisations, you can JOIN CHCS and then register, free-of-charge.  Further webinars on a variety of topics are also being planned. 

    Please complete the registration form on this page. You will receive an email of confirmation and then an email from GoToWebinar explaining how to join the event on the day.

    Other Presentations In This Series


    Questions?

    If you have any questions, please email: enquiries@chcs.org.uk.


    Your Attention Is Drawn To These Conditions

    CHCS reserves the right to alter or cancel the programme due to circumstances beyond our control.


         

    Members Of BADGP & SCHC

    CHCS is delighted to have arrangements with:

    Members of both organisations can attend CHCS events at CHCS member-only rates and vice versa. If you are a member of either organisation and wish to attend this course, please visit the Partners page of our website and follow the links to the web page of the organisation to see how to register.  

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    CHCS reserves the right to alter or cancel the programme due to circumstances beyond our control. 

    • 01 October 2020
    • 13:30 - 14:45 (UTC+01:00)
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    Webinar: GHS vs. Dangerous Goods: Section 14 Might Be More Difficult Than You Realize!

    This webinar, the 2nd of our webinars by our presenter, Gene Sanders, will discuss a variety of areas in which an SDS classification doesn’t have a 1:1 correspondence with a related transport classification, and further, when transport classifications can differ.  Topics include Class 3 Packing Group, subjective classifications, inhalation of vapours, lists and lists, size-dependent classifications, re-classifications, mode of transport, usage, conditions of transport, destination, and exceptions.

    Our Presenter: Gene Sanders, W.E Train Consulting

    With over 25 years of extensive exposure working with Dangerous Goods in pharmaceutical, safety supplies, chemical, educational, waste, and clinical trials environments, Gene Sanders is knowledgeable in DOT (49CFR), ICAO (IATA), IMO (IMDG Code), TDG, ADOT (ADG), and ADR.  Gene has university degrees in Biochemistry and Chemistry, and holds or has held DGSA, CDGP, CDGT, CIT and CET professional certifications.  He has been an emergency responder, a volunteer fireman, spoken at many conferences, testified as an expert witness at the MSC Flaminia trial, and continues to be a regular columnist for HCB (Hazardous Cargo Bulletin).

    W.E. Train Consulting is a Dangerous Goods assistance company, offering a range of services from training, consulting, auditing and assessing, to enforcement assistance, expert witness service, and CDGP exam preparation.  Clients are big and small, all over the world, and include shippers, carriers, SDS authoring companies, and handlers & forwarders, as well as individuals.  For more information, go online at www.WEtrainConsulting.com or email info@WEtrainConsulting.com.

    Registration

    The webinar is free of charge for members of CHCS. We are also pleased to offer the webinar free-of-charge to members of BADGP and SCHC (click on the links to see how to register). If you are interested in attending, but not a member of these organisations, you can JOIN CHCS and then register, free-of-charge.  Further webinars on a variety of topics are also being planned. 

    Please complete the registration form on this page. You will receive an email of confirmation and then an email from GoToWebinar explaining how to join the event on the day.

    Other Presentations In This Series


    Questions?

    If you have any questions, please email: enquiries@chcs.org.uk.


    Your Attention Is Drawn To These Conditions

    CHCS reserves the right to alter or cancel the programme due to circumstances beyond our control.


         

    Members Of BADGP & SCHC

    CHCS is delighted to have arrangements with:

    Members of both organisations can attend CHCS events at CHCS member-only rates and vice versa. If you are a member of either organisation and wish to attend this course, please visit the Partners page of our website and follow the links to the web page of the organisation to see how to register.  

    Your Attention Is Drawn To These Conditions

    CHCS reserves the right to alter or cancel the programme due to circumstances beyond our control. 

    • 08 October 2020
    • 13:30 - 14:45 (UTC+01:00)
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    Webinar: Are You Working Safely With Metalworking Fluids?

    We are delighted to bring you this webinar involving collaboration between CHCS, the United Kingdom Lubricant Association (UKLA) and the Health and Safety Executive (HSE), the regulator for health and safety in Great Britain. The UKLA is the trade association for the lubricants sector representing the majority of companies in the UK, whose product stewardship group provides industry guidance, advice and good practice on the safe handling of metalworking fluids.

    Metalworking fluids (MWF) can cause occupational asthma, occupational hypersensitivity pneumonitis and dermatitis. This webinar will improve your ability to manage the health hazards from MWF. It is aimed at health and safety managers, factory managers and engineers and will include:

    • A case study of an HSE investigation
    • A summary of the requirements for protecting the health of workers
    • An outline of the updated good practice guidance recently published by UKLA and HSE
    • A summary of the testing which must be performed on metalworking fluids, to maintain its quality and prevent risks to health
    • Q&A session

    Our Presenters

    The webinar will be presented by HSE, and members of the UKLA Product Stewardship Group. The presenters include Stephen Faulkner and Fiona McGarry, H M Inspectors of Health and Safety, HSE, Matt Bloomer, Technical Services Manager, Q8 Oils on behalf of UKLA and Gareth Evans, Principal Scientist, HSE Laboratory in Buxton.

    With the combined experience of inspectors, scientists and metalworking fluid suppliers, the Q&A session is expected to be lively, and engaging.

    Registration

    The webinar is free of charge for members of CHCS. We are also pleased to offer the webinar free-of-charge to members of BADGP and SCHC (click on the links to see how to register). If you are interested in attending, but not a member of these organisations, you can JOIN CHCS and then register, free-of-charge.  Further webinars on a variety of topics are also being planned. 

    Please complete the registration form on this page. You will receive an email of confirmation and then an email from GoToWebinar explaining how to join the event on the day.

    Questions?

    If you have any questions, please email: enquiries@chcs.org.uk.


    Your Attention Is Drawn To These Conditions

    CHCS reserves the right to alter or cancel the programme due to circumstances beyond our control.


         

    Members Of BADGP & SCHC

    CHCS is delighted to have arrangements with:

    Members of both organisations can attend CHCS events at CHCS member-only rates and vice versa. If you are a member of either organisation and wish to attend this course, please visit the Partners page of our website and follow the links to the web page of the organisation to see how to register.  

    Your Attention Is Drawn To These Conditions

    CHCS reserves the right to alter or cancel the programme due to circumstances beyond our control. 

    • 25 November 2020
    • 09:00 - 16:30 (UTC-00:00)
    • Online - date(s) to be determined
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    CHCS 26th AGM & 9th Annual Lectures

    Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, we have taken the decision to move the AGM to an online format. The date shown, 25 November 2020, is NOT confirmed for the event. We will release more information and details in due course. 

    We are happy to continue taking registrations and will email all registrants when we have more details. 

    The Lectures and AGM are open only to current CHCS members and invited guests of the CHCS Council and entry is free-of-charge.

    We will publish a provisional agenda and program for the meeting in due course. If you have a topic / speaker that you'd like us to consider for the event, please contact the CHCS Office (enquiries@chcs.org.uk). 


    Booking

    Even though this event is free-of-charge to paid-up CHCS Members, you must still register. To register your attendance, please complete the booking form accessible from this page. We will send detailed Joining Instructions nearer the event.


    Please Note

    Booking attendance at this AGM confirms that you already are a paid-up member or will be paying the membership subscription invoice that will have been issued to you.

    Non-members can join CHCS and then register for the AGM.

    CHCS Reserves the right to alter or cancel at any time due to circumstances beyond our control.

    Substitutes are NOT accepted at this event.


Past Events & CHCS Training

Past Events

For the papers and presentations from our past events, please visit our CHCS Members Only Page.

CHCS Training

CHCS offers Modular Training Courses on the writing of Safety Data Sheets (SDSs), and related issues such as classification, labelling and other documentation. For more details, please visit CHCS Training


Society For Chemical Hazard Communication

CHCS is delighted to have an arrangement with the US-based Society for Chemical Hazard Communication (SCHC) whereby SCHC members can attend CHCS events at CHCS member-only rates and vice versa. If you are a member of SCHC and wish to attend any CHCS event, please email the CHCS Office at enquiries@chcs.org.uk providing your name and organisation. We will verify your membership of SCHC then email you back, providing you with details of how to register. 

To see what events and training SCHC are currently offering, please see our SCHC web page



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HOW TO JOIN CHCS

CHCS Membership is open to any person with an interest in chemical hazard communications. You can join by completing the simple on-line form at Join CHCS. Membership is currently £85.00 (+ £17.00 VAT where applicable; a total of £102.00). 

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