Hazard Determination and Risk Assessment

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Hillary Carpenter, Ph.D.
Dr. Carpenter is a Toxicologist in the Health Risk Assessment Unit in the Division of Environmental Health at the Minnesota Department of Health, in St. Paul, MN. At the Health Department, he is involved with developing health-based toxicity values for environmental contaminants such as pesticides and metals; providing toxicological support for the Minnesota Fish Consumption Advisory Program, and conducting human health and environmental risk assessments. For seventeen years prior to coming to the Health Department, he did research in biochemical toxicology and taught toxicology and drug metabolism at Oregon State University in Corvallis, Oregon. He is actively involved in teaching graduate-level courses at the University of Minnesota where he serves as an Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Division of Environmental and Occupational Health, School of Public Health. He is also a member of the U.S. National Toxicology Program's (NTP) Board of Scientific Counselors. He is currently a member of the Society of Toxicology and the International Society for the Study of Xenobiotics.

of the Northland Regional Chapter of SOT (PastPresident and currently Councilor) and currently holds adjunct academic appointments in both the Toxicology Graduate Program and the School of Public Health at the University of Minnesota.


Robert Skoglund, Ph.D., DABT, CSP, CIH
Dr. Skoglund has over 15 years of experience in hazard communication and other aspects of regulatory and applied toxicology. He is presently an Advanced Toxicology Specialist in the Corporate Medical Department at the 3M Company in Saint Paul, Minnesota. At 3M, he has global toxicology responsibilities for several divisions, is a Manager of Product Responsibility for Asia and the Pacific Rim, and serves as the regional expert for hazard communication and other aspects of regulatory and applied toxicology for the Asia and Pacific Rim regions. Professional experience prior to 3M includes bulk commodity chemicals, research & development laboratory, quality control laboratory, and toxicology & industrial hygiene consulting. He is also an Adjunct Associate Professor at the University of Minnesota where he teaches and advises students in both the Toxicology Graduate Program and the School of Public Health. Dr. Skoglund is Board certified in toxicology, industrial hygiene, and safety. His research interests and expertise are in the areas of environmental and occupational contaminant toxicology; hazard determination and risk assessment; and the toxicological aspects of product stewardship, hazard communication, and chemical regulations. Dr Skoglund has been lecturing on hazard communication and other aspects of regulatory and applied toxicology for over 10 years and has authored a number of peer-reviewed publications on these topics including journal articles, book chapters, and scientific abstracts. He is active in a number of professional societies and trade groups and is an officer for both the Society for Chemical Hazard Communication and the Northland Chapter of the Society of Toxicology.

Society for Chemical Hazard Communication

Hazard Determination and Risk Assessment

Sunday & Monday April 14 & 15, 2002 Harrah’s Las Vegas Hotel & Casino Las Vegas, Nevada

Robert Roy, Ph.D., DABT
Dr. Roy is a Senior Toxicology Specialist in Corporate Toxicology at the 3M Company in St. Paul, MN. In addition to providing toxicology and regulatory toxicology support to various 3M Divisions, he is actively involved in a number of 3M occupational health programs including serving as Chair of the 3M Occupational Exposure Guidelines Committee and as a member of the Proposition 65, Assessment and Communications (e.g. HazCom and hazard and risk assessment issues) and Medical Surveillance Committees. Dr. Roy is a member of the Society of Toxicology (SOT), SCHC and American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA). Dr. Roy is currently a member of the AIHA Workplace Environmental Exposure Level (WEEL) Committee and was a member of the workgroup that updated and revised the ANSI industrial chemicals labeling standard (ANSI Z129.1-2000). Dr. Roy was a founding member

Course Director Robert Skoglund, Ph.D., DABT, CSP, CIH Course Instructors Hillary Carpenter, Ph.D. Robert Roy, Ph.D., DABT Robert Skoglund, Ph.D., DABT, CSP, CIH

This course is designed to provide an overview of the principles of hazard determination and risk assessment as they relate to hazard communication. An emphasis is placed on the scientific and regulatory requirements for defensible hazard determinations and risk assessments. The goal of this course is to provide participants with the basic tools necessary to determine the potential hazards of a material and the likelihood or probability that these hazards will cause adverse effects in a particular situation. This course addresses physical, health, and ecological hazards. The skills developed in this course will better allow participants to understand and/or participate in the decision-making aspects of MSDS and label development and the determination of appropriate markets and uses for products. This is considered to be an advanced course. While there are no formal prerequisites for this course, it is strongly recommended that participants have a working knowledge of MSDS and labels and that they have either taken the SCHC courses Toxicology for Hazard Communication, Industrial Hygiene and Safety for Hazard Communication, and Ecotoxicology for Hazard Communication or that they are comfortable with the principles presented in these courses. ____________

Sunday, April 14, 2002
7:30 - 8:00 8:00 - 9:10 Registration and Continental Breakfast Introduction Overview of Hazard Determination and Risk Assessment Assessment of Physical Hazards and Risk Break Assessment of Dose-Response Relationships Assessment of Acute Toxicity Assessment of Skin Irritation and Corrosion Break Assessment of Eye Irritation and Corrosion Assessment of Sensitization Lunch (provided) Assessment of Genotoxicity and Mutagenicity Assessment of Toxicokinetics Overview of Sub-Chronic and Chronic Toxicity Assessments Break Assessment of Endocrine Effects Assessment of Neurotoxic Effects Assessment of Reproductive and Developmental Effects Break Assessment of Carcinogenic Effects Alternatives in Animal Testing

Admission to the course will be on a first come basis. Reserve space and obtain a registration number from the SCHC office by calling Lori Chaplin at 703-658-9246. To avoid disappointment, do not send check until a confirmation number has been obtained. Course fee is $450.00 for SCHC Members and $500.00 for nonmembers, and includes notebooks, a continental breakfast on April 14-15 and a buffet lunch on April 14. Payment must be received by March 20, 2002 to secure your space. Space is limited. ____________

9:10 - 9:25 9:25 - 10:35

10:35 - 10:50 10:50 - 12:00 12:00 - 1:00 1:00 - 2:10

No refunds will be given after March 20, 2002. No one will be admitted to this course unless all fees have been paid in advance. Substitutions are permitted. Every effort has been made to ensure the information in this brochure is accurate. SCHC reserves the right to modify this course without prior notice or to cancel the course 30 days prior to the course date. In the event this course is canceled, SCHC's obligation is limited to a full refund of the course fee. ____________

2:10 - 2:25 2:25 - 3:35

3:35 - 3:50 3:50 - 5:00

Monday, April 15, 2002
7:30 - 8:00 8:00 - 9:10 9:10 - 9:25 9:25 - 10:35 Continental Breakfast Exposure Assessment Break Risk Characterization Human Data in Hazard Determination and Risk Assessment Break Assessment of Ecological Hazard and Risk

Arrangements have been made for a block of rooms at Harrah’s Las Vegas Hotel & Casino, 3475 Las Vegas Blvd. South, Las Vegas, Nevada, 89109, 888/458-8471. You must identify yourself with SCHC when making reservations and reference Group Code S04SO02. The rates vary: $115/night April 9-11; $129/night April 1213; $89/night April 14-18; and $139/night April 19-20.

Hazard communication professionals looking for a comprehensive overview of hazard determination and risk assessment. ____________ Course Fee: $450.00 MEMBERS $500.00 NON-MEMBERS

10:35 - 10:50 10:50 - 12:00