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Safety Training Program

August 17, 2005 | Beijing, China
IUPAC General Assembly and Congress


Introductory Remarks
Dr. David A. Evans
, Chairman, IUPAC Committee on Chemistry and Industry

10:15 The IUPAC-UNESCO-UNIDO Safety Training Program
Dr. Mark C. Cesa
, Coordinator, Safety Training Program
10:30 The Need for Training in the Development of Health, Safety and Environment Management System in China
Shanjun Mu, Deputy Director, SINOPEC Research Institute of Safety Engineering; Deputy Director, National Registration Center for Chemicals, NRCC
11:00 The Major Challenges Facing the Proper Application of Chemical Safety Regulations in the Third World Countries
Ali A. El-Emam, Department of Medicinal Chemistry, University of Mansoura, Egypt
11:30 Dissemination of Safety Concepts Through Education
Esma Toprak, Department of Chemical Engineering, Bogazici University, Istanbul, Turkey
12:00 Lunch
13:00 Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) – A Hazard Communication Tool that is Largely Ignored in Kenya
Kelvin Khisa, UNIDO National Cleaner Production Centre, Nairobi, Kenya
13:30 The Status of Occupational Health and Safety in Kenya
Jane Nyakang’o, UNIDO National Cleaner Production Centre, Nairobi, Kenya
14:00 Pharmaceutical and Chemical Waste Management in Uruguay
Ana Luisa Arocena, Montevideo, Uruguay
14:30 Break
14:45 Challenges/Applications of Safety & Environmental Best Practices: IUPAC-UNESCO-UNIDO Fellowship Feedback
Tersoo Charles Gwaza, Shell Petrochemical Development Company, Port Harcourt, Nigeria
15:15 IUPAC-UNESCO-UNIDO Environmental Safety and Management Training: The Impact on Research Institutes in Nigeria
Isiaka O. Bakare, Rubber Research Institute of Nigeria, Benin City, Nigeria
15:45 How to Improve HSE Management Benchmark Level in China
Zhang Guo-Hong, Unilever China
16:15 The IUPAC-UNESCO-UNIDO Safety Training Program – Opportunities for Expansion and Enhancement
Alexandre Pokrovsky, IOCD Representative to IUPAC, First Vice-President of the International Foundation for Science Education (IFSE)
16:30 Panel Discussion
The IUPAC-UNESCO-UNIDO Safety Training Program – Successes and Opportunities for Improvement
17:00 Adjourn

Acknowledgments to all who support the STP, including IUPAC,
UNESCO, SINOPEC, BP, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Sankyo, Sasol, and Mitsui.

[From left: Mark Cesa (COCI), Zhang Guo-Hong, Isiaka Bakare, Jane Nyakang'o, Ali El-Emam, Esma Toprak, Tersoo Charles Gwaza, Ana Luisa Arocena, Kelvin Khisa, M. S. Alam (UNESCO)]

For more information, including access to abstracts and summaries, see project 2004-031-1-022 on the Safety Training Program
or contact Dr. Mark C. Cesa

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