Category Archive: General News
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.
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.
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.
Recent advanced developments for communicating Safe Use of Mixture Information (SUMI) in the form of sector guidance, and a growing awareness from industry has initiated this important update to the conference agenda.
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.
Safeware Quasar are inviting customers already attending SafeCom 2016 to join them for an exclusive workshop. The workshop will take place between 2.30pm and 5pm on the 10th May at Eastwood Hall Hot...» Continue reading
As ever SafeCom promises to present a programme covering all the salient subjects impacting on the chemical sector, providing chemical manufacturers and distributors with useful advice and guidance to...» Continue reading
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.
SafeCom is the largest UK based annual chemical regulatory conference. The conference prides itself on featuring industry and regulatory experts and authorities who present key topics from the world o...» Continue reading
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.
Alongside GHS, Article 45 of CLP is likely to have the largest impact to industry and is therefore the most topical emerging regulatory compliance issue to face the chemical industry. Article 45 se...» Continue reading
In conjunction with the release of our official agenda, we extend a warm welcome to Roberto Scazzola, a Policy Advisor from the European Commission, who joins our expert panel to discuss the legalit...» Continue reading
Safeware Quasar are extremely proud to announce the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) will join the expert panel of speakers at Safecom (2015) for the third consecutive year. ECHA are the driving forc...» Continue reading
Amidst a range of salient chemical regulatory topics, Safecom 2015 will deliver a balance of informative and practical presentations assessing the potential impacts of the new system that will follow the introduction of Article 45 of CLP.
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.
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.