FREE Webinar | THIS WEDNESDAY - January 10, 2018 | 1:00-2:00pm Pacific Time
While many chemicals used in commerce are suspected of being harmful, only a small number are regulated. This complimentary webinar will help participants understand the resources available to help establish a chemical management system that goes beyond complying with regulations and strives to reduce or eliminate chemical hazards at the source to protect workers and the environment.
Harvey McGill, Lead Instructor, Pacific Northwest OSHA Education Center
Harvey McGill has presented technical occupational safety and health hazard training programs during the past 30 years for numerous public and private organizations. He has a very diverse and extensive background with a wide range of workplace settings and environments.
Jessica Schifano, Health Scientist, Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
Jessica Schifano works as a health scientist in OSHA's Directorate of Standards and Guidance, developing occupational health standards and guidance products. Prior to joining the Agency, Ms. Schifano worked with a variety of organizations on state, federal, and international chemicals science and regulation.
Jennifer Frey, Sustainability Program Manager, Sellen Construction
As the Sustainability Program Manager, Jennifer Frey is dedicated full-time to delivering sustainability certifications and environmental compliance for project teams and clients. Jennifer has over 25 years of industry experience in the residential and commercial realms spanning design, sustainability, R&D, hammer in hand, construction management, green certifications, and stormwater permit compliance.
This webinar is co-sponsored by the Washington State Department of Ecology.
ADDITIONAL GREEN CHEMISTRY LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES
OSHA 7225: Transitioning to Safer Chemicals
OSHA 7225 gives participants hands-on experience with the key processes for transitioning to safer chemicals, as well as the key methods, tools, and databases that can assist in this process. The course will guide participants through OSHA's seven-step substitution planning process for understanding and evaluating chemical use, identifying and assessing alternatives, and implementing those alternatives that are safer.
Green Chemistry and Chemical Stewardship Online Certificate Program
This 3-course program is intended to give graduates the tools to make a difference and find success by learning to design safer chemicals and industrial processes. Businesses are facing increasing market and regulatory pressures to use less toxic chemicals in their manufacturing processes and products, and are in need of professionals who can provide innovative solutions and more sustainable substitutes.
"This is the only program in the nation that takes green chemistry, toxicology, and business and puts them together to develop models and tools to make change in industry." -Grace Lasker, PhD, Course Instructor
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