CHCS Needs Your Help

CHCS has a number of vacancies on our committees and are looking for volunteers to fill them. Volunteering for one of our committees doesn't just benefit the CHCS, it can also be helpful to your company and your career, through the new contacts you will make and the new skills you can pick up.

Current vacancies:

  • CHCS Council: meets 4 times per year, including 3 face-to-face meetings and 1 online meeting. In addition, there may be email correspondence from time-to-time for issues that can’t wait until the next meeting.

  • Finance and Management Committee: this is a new committee that will aim to meet quarterly to review the finances of the CHCS, set budgets in future, oversee our professional contractors and provide support for the management tools used to support the society. Meetings will mainly take place online, with occasional face-to-face meetings as needed.

In addition, we are also always happy to hear from volunteers who would like to join our Training and Assessment Panel, Members Services Committees, or Remuneration Committee.

If you are interested, please do get in touch to discuss what would be involved. Please email, Gill Pagliuca, CHCS Chair, at:

Thank you and I look forward to hearing from you.

Gill Pagliuca

CHCS Chair


11 July 2018 - DfT & GHS Stakeholder Meetings

This News Briefing looks at the papers discussed at a recent meetings hosted by DfT and HSE for the development of the UN Model Recommendations and the GHS. Topics discussed include: Transport, GHS & CLP. 

Members can read more on the CHCS News Briefings page.

9  July 2018 - CHCS Needs Your Help!

CHCS has a number of vacancies on our committees and are looking for volunteers to fill them. For more information please see: CHCS Vacancies.

** New ** Training Dates for 2019:

6 July 2018 - HSE provide a "Chemicals" EU Exit web page.

Members can read more on the CHCS News Briefings page.

** New ** Training Dates for 2019:

Module 8: Classification For Transport
30 January 2019, London

Module 10: Transport Labelling and Documentation
31 January 2019, London

Module 28: Overview Of The Biocidal Products Regulation (BPR)
6 February 2019, London

See our full list of training on our Training page.

12 June 2018 - ECHA & Pre-Registration Numbers

Members can read more on the CHCS News Briefings page.

13 May 2018 - CHCS 24th AGM & 7th Annual Lectures

We are pleased to announce that we have set the date for the 2018 CHCS AGM & 7th Annual Lectures: Wednesday 14th November, Loughborough.

CHCS Members can register, free-of-charge, at: CHCS 24th AGM & 7th Annual Lectures. We will be releasing more details about the program later in the year. 

As at previous events, we will be hosting an exhibition of products of services of interest to our members. If you would like to find out more about exhibiting / sponsoring the event, please contact the CHCS Office

Next 3 CHCS Training Courses:

For a full list of our CHCS Training Courses, please visit our Training page. 


  • 14 November 2018 09:00
    The Turing Room, Holywell Park Conference Centre, Holywell Way, Loughborough University Science and Enterprise Park, Loughborough, LE11 3GR


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 £78 (+ £15.60 VAT where applicable; a total of £93.60).  

Contact CHCS

  • General, membership and events/training enquiries:, tel+ 44 (0) 333 210 2427 (option 1)

  • For all enquiries related to invoices, payments and any other accounting issues:, tel:
     + 44 (0) 333 210 2427 (option 2)

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