SafeCom 2017 Agenda Announced

SafeCom, the UK’s largest chemical regulatory conference, has announced the agenda for 2017, which will take place on 11th May 2017, at Eastwood Hall Hotel and Conference Centre in Nottingham.

The agenda for the chemical compliance conference will span a comprehensive, yet varied, range of regulatory topics applicable to an infinite assortment of companies including: manufacturing, importing, using, storing and or distributing chemical products.

The conference attracts over 150 delegates from all over the world and welcomes leading industry and regulatory experts who present key topics from the world of regulatory compliance. Given the degree and complexity of the changes experienced in the chemical sector recently, delegates will benefit from valuable, practical information and advice, to help them manage chemical regulatory compliance.  The SafeCom conference is vital for companies involved in any area of the supply chain within the chemical industry.

This year’s conference will be chaired by Safeware Quasar’s technical director, Simon Robinson. The line-up of distinguished speakers includes Andreas Herdina of ECHA who will be introducing a new initiative, Helpnet.  This is a new helpdesk network to promote co-operation, consistency and harmonisation in an effort to improve compliance for SME’s.

Jonai Hiroshi, Head of Japanese Delegation UNSCEGHS, will share Japan’s experience of GHS, and will enlighten the conference on future revisions and regulations.

Dr Richard Elsmore will present an update on the impact of legislation (with reference to labelling) on biocidal products, which now extends to certain disinfectants.

Chris Packham from EnviroDerm will outline the use of and how to create an effective glove system.

Mark Selby, from Denehurst Chemical Safety, will outline how to communicate the risk to users and/or recipients of the hazardous substances in articles, REACH Article 33, such as toys, medical devices, food contact etc.

Robin Foster, from the HSE, will deliver an update on CLP, as well as changes to the latest edition of GHS and Stacie Abraham will outline the recent TSCA Reform.

Caroline Raine from NCEC will explore the current poison centre landscape with an overview of specific country requirements and the intricacies of registration, data requirement and submission.

Dr Andy Holton will present the changes, and impact of Model regulations, for various modes of transport.

Simon Robinson, SafeCom chairman, comments: “We are honoured and delighted to welcome such an eminent selection of speakers this year, who have tremendous knowledge and expertise to share across an array of industries and sectors.

“In addition, the conference includes an industry exhibition, hosted by industry suppliers, who will be displaying and demonstrating the latest products and services including solutions for the precise and proficient labelling of chemical products.

“There is also the SafeCom pre-conference dinner, which when combined with the main conference provides an excellent networking opportunity to engage and catch up with friends and acquaintances.”

For more information visit the SafeCom website, where you will find the official SafeCom Agenda for 2017 and much more.

To secure your place at the SafeCom conference book online or call 01159 651888 or email


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15th March 2017



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