Polyurethanes Conference Brings Back Popular Workshop on Environmental, Health and Safety

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Workshop Free to Attendees of the Polyurethanes Technical Conference

WASHINGTON (June 27, 2014) – Attendees at the 2014 Polyurethanes Technical Conference can look forward to a pre-conference workshop on the environmental, health and safety (EHS) issues related to diisocyanates. Hosted by the Center for the Polyurethanes Industry (CPI) of the American Chemistry Council, the conference will take place from Sept. 22 to 24 at the Gaylord Texan Resort and Convention Center in Dallas.

“Attendees can look forward to gaining a deeper understanding of fundamental topics and ever-changing regulations related to the EHS issues surrounding diisocyanates, which are increasingly important for today’s polyurethane professionals,” said Lee Salamone, senior director of CPI.

Titled “Introduction to Environmental, Health and Safety Issues Relative to Diisocyanates,” the pre-conference workshop will be held on Sunday, Sept. 21 from 1p.m. to 5 p.m. At the workshop, industry experts will discuss the fundamental concepts of EHS regulations, industrial hygiene, toxicology, medical surveillance and exposure controls.

The workshop is offered at no additional cost to those registered to attend the 2014 Polyurethanes Technical Conference. Registration is now open. Attendees can save $200 by registering before Aug. 29. In addition, attendees are encouraged to make their reservations at the Gaylord Texan Resort and Convention Center by Aug. 29 to take advantage of the discounted group rate.

Several high-visibility sponsorship opportunities, including conference area cell phone charging stations and attendee badge lanyards, are still available. Additionally, CPI is accepting abstracts for posters until Aug. 22. For more information on the conference, visit the CPI website.

Get the latest updates and conference news on Twitter. Follow  and use the hashtag #PUtech to join the conversation. You can also share information about the conference with your network on LinkedIn.

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