IOSH - REACH and GHS evening seminar


The Institution of Occupational Safety and Health - Ireland Branch - is holding a free evening seminar open to all at the West County Hotel, Ennis, Co. Clare on Tuesday 13, May 2008 at 19:00.

Topics covered are the new EU REACH Regulation and GHS - the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals. The programme will be of interest to a wide range of personnel - particularly those working in industry sectors that produce chemical substances and/or compounds or that use chemicals within products.

REACH – what it is and where you fit in
Blaithin Tarpey, Senior Inspector, Health and Safety Authority

Blaithin has been actively involved in the negotiation of REACH at EU level and in the development of technical guidance to support REACH through the Commission’s Interim Strategy

GHS – an introduction
Tom Lowry, Enterprise Ireland

Tom is an Environmental Chemist and Occupational Hygienist with Enterprise Ireland, working in their Shannon laboratories. He is currently involved in providing information on EU Chemical Legislation - including REACH and GHS - to client companies of Enterprise Ireland.

Q & A
The seminar will close with a Q&A session during which the speakers will be available to answer questions on REACH and GHS.

For further information, contact Val O’Connor -
Tel: +353 (0)87 677 7659
Email: [email protected]