• Date: February 28 - March 1, 2017
  • Held At: Printpack, Inc., Atlanta, Georgia

Time flies, so don't miss your chance to register for this invaluable event! Whether addressing proposed regulations or sharing best practices, the EHS+ Committee meetings bring together environmental, health, safety and product regulatory professionals across all segments of the plastics industry. Printpack will host the first meeting of 2017, which will include sessions of the Environmental Issues, Worker Health and Safety, and Product Regulatory Task Groups. Attendees will hear the latest on regulatory issues, network with industry peers, engage with guest speakers and more.

EHS+ Committee meetings offer in-person and web meeting participation, are fee-free, and are a benefit only available to PLASTICS members. No prior participation or additional membership is required.

For more information, contact:

Marie Gargas
Senior Technical Director - Environment, Health & Safety
mgargas@plasticsindustry.org | (202) 974-5330

  • Program Highlights

    This meeting's programming will include:

    • EPA and OSHA
      New administration, what's in store and new opportunities to engage.
    • Environmental Issues
      Title V operating permits, risk management plans, Toxics Release Inventory (TRI).
      Pollution prevention, operational risks and product opportunities.
    • Worker Health and Safety
      Lockout/tagout (LOTO), electrical safety, walking-working surfaces and personal fall protection, leading indicators of safety.
    • Product Regulatory
      Chemicals management, amended Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), California Proposition 65, EU REACH, confidential business information, hazard communication.
      Chemical prioritization and evaluation, fees and more with the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA).
      EHS – from the incoming administration to the next generation.
  • Thank You

    The EHS+ Committee thanks Printpack for hosting the first meeting of 2017, which will include sessions of the Environmental Issues, Worker Health and Safety, and Product Regulatory Task Groups. These offer opportunities for attendees to hear the latest on regulatory issues, network with industry peers, engage with guest speakers and more.

    The EHS+ Committee thanks Braskem America for hosting the last meeting. Agenda highlights included:

    • An OSHA proposal that would significantly change the lockout/tagout (LOTO) standard, and how industry can weigh in
    • EPA’s progress on rulemakings for the amended Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) and potential impacts to manufacturers and processors alike
    • EPA proposals concerning the Clean Air Act, affecting operating permits issued under Title V and risk management plans

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