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Latest Changes to RoHS and REACH for 2020

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This 1-hour webinar will go into the specifics of the REACH and RoHS regulations and review the latest amendments and changes to both regulations for 2019. We will draw out key developments and key dates (if applicable) with particular emphasis on requirements for US firms.

Event Type:
Webinar
Date:
Feb. 20, 2020
Venue:
11:00 AM PST | 02:00 PM EST
Location:
Online

REACH and RoHS have been referred to as '…two of the most complex regulations in the history of the EU.' They present compliance challenges for companies looking to act in accordance with the laws and directives. This webinar will review the fundamentals of each regulation and provide a step by step process for building internal compliance programs.

Attendees will be able to identify risks in their products and supply chains by understanding the impact each regulation has on business and by understanding how and when they need to comply. Students will walk away with a framework for the 10 steps to building solid compliance programs.

After completing this webinar, you will gain a better understanding of:

  • RoHS and REACH guidelines
  • Introduction to REACH
  • Substances of Very High Concerns (SVHC)
  • Four (4) new phthalates added to RoHS and the deadline
  • The importance of category 11 and 2019
  • 10 new SVHCs added to REACH and the effective date
  • New SVHCs in consultation for REACH
  • Supply chain communication
  • Understanding your organization’s liability under RoHS and REACH

  • Introduction to REACH
  • Articles and REACH
  • Substances of Very High Concerns (SVHC)
  • Brief introduction to REACH Registration of Substances
  • Basics of RoHS
  • Background and content of RoHS
  • Responsibility for RoHS
  • Latest Updates for 2019
  • 10 Steps to building a RoHS/REACH compliance program
  • Supply chain communication

This webinar will provide valuable assistance to all personnel in:

  • Automotive
  • Electronics
  • Medical devices
  • Chemical
  • Toys
  • Industrial machinery
  • Manufacturing Professionals
  • Anyone new to RoHS and or REACH and need to understand the regulations.
  • Anyone responsible for RoHS and REACH compliance.
  • Quality Managers
  • Environmental Managers
  • Purchasers
  • Buyers

Kelly Eisenhardt is co-founder and managing director of BlueCircle Advisors, responsible for business development, consulting, and training services focused on environmental compliance and corporate social responsibility.

Her experience working in technology and sustainability roles for companies such as EMC, PTC, and Fair Factories Clearinghouse have given her a strong foundation to create compliance programs, build sustainability and reporting programs, implement data collection technologies, and manage initiatives that identify CSR risk in facilities, products, and supply chains. She is a writer for industry trade publications such as EnvironmentEnergyPro, CSRwire, CSR@Risk, and an invited guest blogger at Triple Pundit on trends in compliance, supply chain, and sustainable product development.

BlueCircle Advisors provide exclusive consulting in CSR risk management focused on helping companies make environmentally safe products, reducing carbon footprint by using less energy, and instituting fair working conditions in global supply chains.

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