REACH24H Consulting Group

Value in Compliance

REACH24H is invited to speech at the Fall 2015 Meeting of SCHC

  • PDF

Date:21 Apr 2015 (Tuesday) Language: English
Address: Crystal Gateway Marriott Hotel, Arlington, VA (Washington DC)


Since the establishment, SCHC(the Society for Chemical Hazard Communication) is devoting itself to the missions of promoting the improvement of hazard communication for chemicals, educating SCHC members on hazard communication issues, providing a forum for exchange of ideas and experiences, enhancing the awareness of members and the general public of new developments in hazard communication and providing guidance or technical expertise to a private group, legislative body, or governmental entity. And SCHC will hold the Fall 2015 Meeting in Arlington, VA.

Depending on the cooperation with REACH24H, SCHC invited Robert J. Kiefer, general manager of REACH 24H USA Inc., to attend the Fall 2015 Meeting of SCHC and give a speech of China and Taiwan ghs updates.


Tuesday, September 29, 2015
8:00–8:30 REGISTRATION (Continental breakfast provided)  
8:40-8:45 Professional Development Awards Atanu Das, Professional Development Co-Chair
8:45–9:30 Canadian GHS Update

Amira Sultan, Regulatory Policy and Risk Management Manager

Workplace Hazardous Materials Directorate;

Kim Godard, Ph.D. Manager

Workplace Hazardous Materials Directorate, Healthy Environments and Consumer Safety Branch;

Health, Canada/Government of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario

9:30–10:15 HazCom 2012: Beyond SDS and Labels, Next Steps for Compliance, Enforcement.

Maureen Ruskin, Director

Office of Chemical Hazards-Metals, Directorate of Standards and Guidance;

Sven Rundman III, Senior Industrial Hygienist/Team Leader, Office of Health Enforcement, Directorate of Enforcement Programs;

Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Washington, D.C.

10:15–10:35 BREAK(Hazard Communication Products Display is Open)  
10:35–11:15 In-Plant Labeling Systems HMIS Fourth Edition

Steve Sides, VP, Science, Technology & Environmental Policy,

American Coatings Association , Washington, DC

11:15–12:00 Product Liability-HazCom 2012

Kenneth Ross, Esq.

Of Counsel Bowman and Brooke LLP, Minneapolis, MN

12:00–1:30 LUNCH  
1:30–2:15 HazCom 2012 Implementation: Lessons Learned

Suzanne Janicki

North American GHS Project Manager, BASF, Hannibal, MO.

2:15–2:55 Turkey GHS Update

Patricia Manteghi

Regulatory Compliance Specialist ChemAdvisor, Inc., Tampa/St. Petersburg, FL

2:55–3:15 BREAK(Hazard Communication Products Display is Open)  
3:15–3:55 GHS Update: China and Taiwan

Robert J. Kiefer , General Manager

REACH24H USA Inc. Reston, Virginia

3:55–4:30 K-REACH

Sookie Hong Manager, Regulatory Research – Asia Pacific 3E

Bethesda, MD

6:00–8:00 RECEPTION (Hazard Communication Products Display is Open)  
Wednesday, September 30, 2015
8:00–8:30 Continental Breakfast  
9:00–9:45 Q & A with Speakers

Amira Sultan & Kim Godard, Health Canada

Maureen Ruskin & Sven Rundman III, OSHA

Sookie Hong, 3E

9:45–10:05 BREAK  
10:05–10:40 Updating OSHA PELs

William Perry, CIH

Director OSHA Directorate of Standards and Guidance

10:40–11:15 TBD  
11:15–11:50 Strategic Priority Update: HazCom Competencies and Curriculums TBD
11:50–12:00 MEETING WRAP-UP Darlene Susa-Anderson, SCHC President


Please register online, for more information:

  • Contact: SCHC Admin
  • Phone: 703.658.9246
  • Email:



The Society for Chemical Hazard Communication (SCHC) is a professional society committed to serving chemical hazard communication professionals and to promoting knowledge and awareness in all areas of chemical hazard communication. Areas covered include worker safety, domestic and international regulatory compliance, toxicology and other chemical and physical hazards, environmental toxicology, risk analysis, etc. Members are professionals who represent industrial, consumer, and specialty chemical companies, pharmaceutical firms, manufacturers, distributors and importers, government agencies, universities and consultants.More

You are here: Home