Category Archive: General News

SafeCom 2017 Official Launch – Save the Date

11th May 2017
Eastwood Hall Hotel & Conference Centre, Nottinghamshire, UK

We are delighted to announce SafeCom will return for its 14th consecutive year on the 11th May 2017, taking place at Eastwood Hall Hotel & Conference Centre. To celebrate the launch of the largest chemical regulatory conference held in the UK, we are offering the first 50 delegates to book a 10% discount. Simply enter the discount code “SafeCom Early Bird” when reserving your place.

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More on Proposed Annex to CLP

Those who read Safeware Quasar’s article on Annex VIII will be aware The European Commission has published a proposed annex to Regulation 1272/2008 (Classification, Labelling and Packaging Regulation), Article 45. This introduces the requirement for all EU Member States to appoint a body to receive data relating to health and physical hazards. Further to this, the Member States must submit such information in a harmonised manner.

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ECHA Present Update on the Registration Process and Preparations for 2018

During his SafeCom 2016 presentation, Kevin Pollard (Head of Unit – Dossier Submission and PIC at the European Chemicals Agency), will be providing advice to registrants on preparation for the 2018 deadline, including how to identify their REACH registration obligations; how to find and co-operate with co-registrants; how to meet the information requirements; and how to prepare/submit a REACH registration dossier to ECHA.

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Jeff Hart will address the United Nation’s most important issues for 2015/2016

Jeff Hart will provide a brief overview of the most important issues being dealt with by the United Nations Sub-Committee of Experts on the Transport of Dangerous Goods in the 2015/16 biennium. Such issues will form the basis of revisions to each of the mode specific transport regulations from 1 January 2017. He will also look at possible new approaches to dangerous goods training, with particular attention to the proposed International Civil Aviation Organization’s Technical Instructions for the Safe Transport of Dangerous Goods by Air competency based training.

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Speaker Announcement; HSE to deliver update on CLP and GHS

Update on CLP and GHS

The EU CLP Regulation continues to evolve, reflecting developments in the EU and at UN level in the GHS.  Dr Robin Foster, HSE, will review recent developments and how they have, or may in the future, be taken up in CLP.  These developments include recently agreed changes to align CLP with the 5th revision of the GHS, current work on the classification of alloys, and new and amended harmonised substance classifications.

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Last 2 weeks to SafeCom 2015

SafeCom, the largest annual chemical regulatory conference held in the UK, takes place in two weeks time. With limited availability, those wishing to attend should book now!

The SafeCom 2015 agenda delivers a range of presentations from a host of Industry experts to help chemical manufacturers, suppliers and retailers develop a more comprehensive understanding of regulations that may effect their organisations business operations into 2016 and beyond.

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SafeCom 2015 Update

We are pleased to announce the key topics to be covered at SafeCom 2015 to help you stay ahead of the latest regulations.

This year SafeCom turns its attention to new areas of chemical regulatory compliance which will be under the spotlight heading towards 2016 and beyond.

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ECHA Join SafeCom Speaker Line-Up

SafeCom attracts leading chemical regulatory experts from the field of hazard communication. SafeCom Conferences is therefore proud to confirm the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) will be presenting at this years conference.

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