Tuesday, October 12, 2010

European Union v. United States: An EHS Regulatory Comparison

This BNA Webinar takes place on Wednesday, November 17, 2010 at 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM (ET).

Topics: Environment, health, and safety regulatory programs of the European Union and United States have key differences and key similarities that impact a multinational company's day-to-day operations and risk management priorities. BNA invites you to join an esteemed panel of Enhesa experts who will provide a comparative analysis of these programs and practical solutions for how to address EHS challenges in both regions. The experts will provide examples of how two similar facilities, one in the EU and one in the United States, face pertinent EHS issues. BNA’s webinar is designed to help you:

- Understand legal and regulatory structures
- Gain insight on permitting (used, issued, updated)
- Identify the risks and liabilities related to soil contamination
- Learn about emissions requirements (MACT, emission trading, reporting)
- Examine chemicals regulation (U.S. program, REACH, GHS)
- Analyze risk assessment versus a prescriptive approach to health and safety management
- Deal with drug control, smoke prohibitions, and restriction of alcohol on site
- Become knowledgeable about accident reporting
- Consider implications of different enforcement practices on EHS management

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