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Approaching unknown cause laboratory investigations for pharmaceutical products using lean tools

Approaching unknown cause laboratory investigations for pharmaceutical products using lean tools

Location: , United States
Category: Education
Start Date: 03-17-2011
Understand the requirements for investigations when dealing with pharmaceutical drug substances and products; to understand how to effectively control and conduct a laboratory investigation for unknown causes. Why Should You Attend: When an out of specification or out of trend result is obtained on an active pharmaceutical ingredient or a pharmaceutical product, both ICH and CFR guidance indicates a need for investigation. At times, the root cause is easily identified and the investigation is conducted swiftly. However, when the root cause cannot be easily accessed by initial review, it can be frustrating to determine the appropriate path for the investigation.…
PPACA – Large Employer Penalties

PPACA – Large Employer Penalties

Location: , United States
Category: Education
Start Date: 03-18-2011
Why Should You Attend: Provisions within the PPACA law impose financial penalties on large employers who do not offer employer-sponsored health coverage. Recognizing if you are considered a large employer under PPACA and subject to financial penalties maybe an important part of your future business strategy. Attend this webinar to understand how to determine if you are considered a large employer under PPACA and what penalties may be assessed if you do or do not offer employer-sponsored health coverage. Learning Objectives: At the end of this session you will be able to: Determine if you are a small or large…
Health Care Talent Management Summit

Health Care Talent Management Summit

Location: , United States
Category: Education
Start Date: 03-21-2011 Last Day: 03-23-2011
Speakers will discuss and outline current policy requirements as well as the latest solutions to recurring issues of recruitment, retention, employee engagement, leadership development and patient care. The agenda aims to prepare participants for the latest political and talent related health care challenges. Key topics will focus on: * The Current State of Health Care and Growth with the Health Care Bill * Leadership & C-Suite Development * Next Level Recruiting * Fiscally Responsible Employee Engagement * Retention basics and top practices * Leveraging Social Media * Insights from and the Affects of Unions * Attracting and Engaging Generation Y…
I-9 Compliance: How to Avoid an ICE Meltdown

I-9 Compliance: How to Avoid an ICE Meltdown

Location: , United States
Category: Education
Start Date: 03-22-2011
This webinar on I-9 compliance will focus upon recent immigration policies, enforcement trends, tactics and penalties for violations. It will instruct attendees on how they can improve their I-9 compliance and avoid penalties. Why Should You Attend: Government efforts to enforce immigration laws have increased over the last five or six years. More and more companies are facing penalties for immigration violations. The Obama Administration has made it clear that the burden of enforcement will fall squarely upon employers. The current administration disdains the use of raids and public seizure of persons or assets and instead focuses upon audits of…
One Voice International Conference for Educators- Washington DC 2011

One Voice International Conference for Educators- Washington DC 2011

Location: , United States
Category: Education
Start Date: 03-26-2011 Last Day: 03-26-2011 Deadline for abstracts: 03-17-2011
Presentation and Publication opportunity for educators. One Voice events are hip, rare events focused on the voices of its attendees, the honored true subject matter experts in education, intentional educators focused on positive change. No keynote speakers guide the philosophy or set the agenda of any One Voice conference. Rather, all one Voice events are designed as platform upon which educators voices are amplified, joined, and focused on the most significant issues in education as defined by the attendees themselves. One Voice events are not just about interesting, scholarly concurrent sessions, networking on a global scale, truly excellent food, and…
Making Correct Employee- Contractor Classifications - HR Webinar By ComplianceOnline

Making Correct Employee- Contractor Classifications - HR Webinar By ComplianceOnline

Location: , United States
Category: Education
Start Date: 03-29-2011
This webinar will describe the distinctions that must always exist between contractors and employees based on standards used by the federal Department of Labor and how to draw the distinction and maintain it. Why Should You Attend: Determining if an individual is a contractor or an employee is having enormous financial implications. Large and small companies have been found liable for back-pay, back-benefits, and pensions that had to be paid to individuals who had been considered to be contractors. The problems arose when on further review they were found by the federal Department of Labour to be employees. These mis-classification…
PPACA – Financial Essentials for Employers

PPACA – Financial Essentials for Employers

Location: , United States
Category: Education
Start Date: 03-29-2011
Why Should You Attend: The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) may fundamentally change the American healthcare and health insurance industries. PPACA will also offer very generous financial subsidies to low-and moderate income individuals who take advantage of state Health Insurance Exchanges. At the same time the law imposes financial penalties on employers who do not offer coverage. Health reform offers employers an opportunity to re-evaluate their business financials and total compensation strategy to determine if not offering coverage and paying the penalty makes more financial sense. The purpose of this session is to help employers determine if it…
FDA’s New Food Safety Law - What does It mean for everyone in the Global Food Chain?

FDA’s New Food Safety Law - What does It mean for everyone in the Global Food Chain?

Location: , United States
Category: Education
Start Date: 03-31-2011
Understanding of FDA’s New Food Safety Law and how to comply with the new set of requirements. Why Should You Attend: On January 4, 2011, President Obama signed into law new food safety legislation entitled “The FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA). The new law is intended to ensure the U.S Food supply is safe by shifting the focus of federal regulators from responding to contamination to preventing it. This law has many new things and takes a proactive approach than reactive and has 3 major categories. Improve capacity to prevent food safety problems, detect and respond to food safety…
Common Mistakes That Can Delay Release of Your Shipment

Common Mistakes That Can Delay Release of Your Shipment

Location: , United States
Category: Education
Start Date: 04-01-2011
Learn what simple mistakes or clerical errors can cause release of your shipment to be delayed by one or more days. Why Should You Attend: Failure to provide complete information, clerical errors, checking or failing to check a box or using the wrong entry type can result in at least one day delay in the release of your shipment and possibly weeks delay or even issuance of a Mod Act Penalty . This session will provide simple tips to use when reviewing your entries to ensure that all information is correct prior to submission of the entry and can save…
Country of Origin Marking on U.S. Imports

Country of Origin Marking on U.S. Imports

Location: , United States
Category: Education
Start Date: 04-05-2011
Understand the regulations applied to most goods imported into the United States and the U.S. marking regulations to follow before exporting goods into the U.S. Why Should You Attend: Every article of foreign origin entering the United States must be legibly marked with the English name of the country of origin unless an exception from marking is provided for in the law. Goods can be detained by Customs before release, if not properly marked; or if goods are released, required to be redelivered to Customs custody. Noncompliance with the regulations can result in severe penalties to the importer. This webinar…
Workforce Retention: Strategies for Strengthening

Workforce Retention: Strategies for Strengthening

Location: , United States
Category: Education
Start Date: 04-05-2011
Why Should You Attend: Retention is costly in many ways. The obvious costs are associated with hiring and include recruiting costs, training costs, overtime pay or hiring temporary employees to complete the work, and lost productivity. Other costs may be lower employee morale, increased stress and absenteeism, lost working relationships and knowledge and a loss of loyalty and teamwork. In this webinar we will discuss what is important to employees at work, and how human resources and managers can keep employees engaged and morale up. We will also address why it might be prudent even in a downturn of the…
Advancements in Approaches to Decontaminate Food Surfaces

Advancements in Approaches to Decontaminate Food Surfaces

Location: , United States
Category: Education
Start Date: 04-05-2011 Last Day: 04-05-2011
Why Should You Attend: Surface decontamination of foods is a key intervention for enhancing the shelf stability and microbiological safety of commodities such as meat or vegetables. The challenge of surface decontamination is how to achieve the highest log reduction of microbial populations with adversely affecting the sensory quality of the external and internal characteristics of foods. The entry will describe thermal and non-thermal approaches available for food surface decontamination. Of the thermal methods, steam or hot water remain the most common methods applied although Infrared and air heating can also be applied. Current research efforts are devoted to non-thermal…
Understanding ISO 22000:2005 - Webinar By ComplianceOnline

Understanding ISO 22000:2005 - Webinar By ComplianceOnline

Location: , United States
Category: Education
Start Date: 04-07-2011 Last Day: 04-07-2011
Why Should You Attend: The abundance of food safety schemes worldwide has led to uneven application of food safety standards, confusion regarding requirements, and increasing complexity and costs to suppliers that are obliged to conform to multiple programs. Individual companies and food industry groups have also developed, published and adopted their own standards under the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI). Depending on the size and scope of a given company’s business, it may be responsible for knowing and applying the rules and standards of multiple countries and industries. The international Food Safety Management Standard ISO 22000:2005 was developed in response…
Conflict Management & Resolution for EHS Professionals

Conflict Management & Resolution for EHS Professionals

Location: , United States
Category: Education
Start Date: 04-07-2011 Last Day: 04-07-2011
Why Should You Attend: EHS professionals often have to manage or resolve conflicts. These may be between workers, management, trainees, building occupants, building representatives, etc. We will look at what works, what doesn’t, and why more progressive techniques work best. Case examples will be discussed and attendee cases will be welcomed. Conflicts are a natural part of human existence. They occur in every setting including the work world and other areas where EHS professionals practice. Unfortunately many EHS professionals do not have training in how best to manage and resolve conflicts that arise in the course of their work. In…
The Pros and Cons of Alternative Working Arrangements and Regulatory Requirements in Implementing Such Programs

The Pros and Cons of Alternative Working Arrangements and Regulatory Requirements in Implementing Such Programs

Location: , United States
Category: Education
Start Date: 04-13-2011 Last Day: 04-13-2011
Why Should You Attend: Many employees are now requesting alternative working arrangements – either to be more accessible to their children, to care for a sick parent since our country is getting older, or due to the employee’s own health that may make working in the office more difficult. Such arrangements sound good and can work if implemented properly. Sometimes the law may require such arrangements (FMLA, ADA). Some laws may make it more difficult (OSHA, workers’ compensation). How do you handle these thorny issues if you must/want to offer these programs? What are the legal ramifications of such arrangements?…
Salmonella: Evolution, Epidemiology, Detection and Control

Salmonella: Evolution, Epidemiology, Detection and Control

Location: , United States
Category: Education
Start Date: 04-14-2011 Last Day: 04-14-2011
Why Should You Attend: There are approximately 1.4 million of cases of salmonellosis each year within North America with at least 220 cases per 1000 requiring hospital treatment. Although the actual number of cases of salmonellosis is lower than that of Campylobacter, the pathogen accounts for 1000 – 2000 deaths each year. As our knowledge on Salmonella increases it has become apparent that the enteric pathogen is very adaptable to different environments and can contaminate a diverse range of foods. In addition to the traditional vehicles such as eggs and poultry, Salmonella has been linked to chocolate, peanut butter and…
HR Metrics: Assessing Key Compliance Indicators (KCIs)

HR Metrics: Assessing Key Compliance Indicators (KCIs)

Location: , United States
Category: Education
Start Date: 04-19-2011 Last Day: 04-19-2011
This webinar discusses the use of HR metrics in helping organizations assess these risks and discusses the use of HR related Key Compliance Indicators (KCIs) as an element of a continuous audit process that provides assurance of compliance. Areas Covered in the seminar: Identification of HR related compliance exposures. Mapping compliance frequency and severity. Identification of compliance owners. Discussion of Key Compliance Indicators. Discussion of the use of internal controls. Development of compliance enhancement strategies. Who will benefit: Senior HR managers CFOs Risk managers Internal Auditors External Auditors Consultants NOTE: Use This Promocode ( 117660 ) To Get 10% Discount.
PPACA – Employer Notifications and Reporting Requirements

PPACA – Employer Notifications and Reporting Requirements

Location: , United States
Category: Education
Start Date: 04-22-2011
Learn the new requirements of The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and how the employer notification and reporting requirements may impact your business. Why Should You Attend: The new Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) law requires that employers provide employees with notices containing specific information concerning their employer-sponsored health insurance coverage. The law also includes new reporting requirements imposed on employers to federal agencies concerning their employees and health coverage availability. The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) may fundamentally change the American healthcare and health insurance industries. It is critical that small and mid-size employers…
Minimizing Risk in Human Resource Management

Minimizing Risk in Human Resource Management

Location: , United States
Category: Education
Start Date: 04-22-2011 Last Day: 04-22-2011
Why Should You Attend: This webinar will cover areas where human resources should be especially vigilant in times of complex labor laws, changing environments and reorganization of the workforce. Responsibility lies heavily on Human Resources professionals to avoid any action or inaction which might present problems or liability for an organization. They must also take proactive measures to assure their organization has equitable and effective management and the correct talent necessary to advance the organization and execute its business plan. We will concentrate on “hot spots” to be sure they are addressed as well as new laws which must be…
Good manufacturing practices for food contact packaging producers in the US and EU

Good manufacturing practices for food contact packaging producers in the US and EU

Location: , United States
Category: Education
Start Date: 04-26-2011 Last Day: 04-26-2011
Why Should You Attend: Food safety concerns in the supply chain arte driving global requirements for good manufacturing practices (both legal and contractual) in the way packaging material suppliers manufacture and market their products. Packaging suppliers must be ready to address both procedural and material changes in their operations and food processors must know what retailers will require of them in the case of a food safety alert. Food packaging producers for products sold in both the US and European Union are legally obligated to use “good manufacturing practices” (gmp) in producing their products. Additionally, contractual requirements for certifications to…

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