Recently, the Flexible Packaging Association held its 2013 Environmental, Health & Safety (EHS) Summit. Environmental, health and safety professionals and managers at both corporate and plant levels attended the three-day Summit, which provided a great forum for networking among industry professionals and regulators, in addition to valuable regulation updates and compliance guidance. Presentations during the 2013 Summit were provided by industry professionals, and U.S. EPA and U.S. OSHA representatives.
The Safety Session of the Summit included several case study presentations on Innovations In Doctor Blade Design & Materials for Safer Operation, Forklift-Pedestrian Aisle Segregation, and Developing a Proactive Safety Incentives Program Including Discussions of OSHA Position. Presentations on Global Harmonized System (GHS): Changes and Implementation, Building an Agile Risk-Based IH Exposure Monitoring System, OSHA Priorities, Fire Suppression Systems, and Developing a Process Hazard Analysis Program rounded out the Safety Session.