Workshop On Chemical Burns Management - Stopping Incidents from becoming accidents
Posted On : 17th April 2018

Chemical industry is critical for the economic development of any country. India is emerging as one of the focus destination for chemical/Pharma companies due to its high domestic consumption growth. The industry is growing at a fast pace. Many Chemicals by their very nature have hazardous angle. It is important for the industry to grow while taking care of safety aspects.

As you are well aware, while the number of recognized chemicals is increasing every year, the potential deleterious effects on human health of many of these chemicals are largely unknown / less known. With new developments in R&D, many chemicals which were once considered harmless are now regarded as hazardous. Contact with HazChem can cause chemical burns/other effects. The planned Seminar will throw light on industrial chemical accidents and their consequences as also the traditional First Aid methods and the evolution of new innovative products.

Indian Chemical Council (ICC) and HSE Solutions are organizing a Workshop on "Chemical Burns Management – Stopping Incidents From Becoming Accidents" to be held on Thursday, 03 May 2018 at CRRID, Sector 19-A, Madhya Marg, Chandigarh. The program is attached. This is specifically important for the Chemical/Pharma industries. We are sure you will find the program useful.

Who should attend?

  • Plant Heads and Safety Heads since the employee safety is of utmost importance. Such accidents can also cause the production to stop for a while. The work-loss due to chemical accidents also affects Safety performance of the company.
  • Medical officers / Doctors as chemical splashes have serious potential health consequences.
  • Lab heads, as many chemicals are handled in labs on day to day basis.
  • Employees directly involved in handling of Chemicals since awareness is very important at every level.

Kindly note that there is no registration fees for the Seminar. However, since seats are limited, registration will be strictly on "first come first served basis".

Request you to attend the important Workshop and / or depute someone from your organisation. Also request to advice your members to attend this Workshop.

You may share your nominations with Mr Kunal Jain (

206, Ansal Bhawan, K G Marg,
Connaught Place, New Delhi 110001
011 49147829 (D) / 23736689 / +91 9868260724 (M)


09:00 – 09:15 hrs Registration
09:15 – 09:40 hrs Inaugural Session
Welcome Address Mr P S Singh

Secretary, ICC – Northern Region
Context Setting Ms Ratna Mehta

Country Manager, HSE Solutions
Importance of Occupational Dr R K Sharma
Health & Safety in Chemical Industry GM – HSE, India Glycols Ltd
Vote of Thanks Industry Representative
09:40 – 10:25 hrs A medical perspective to chemical burns & case studies; followed by Question & Answers session - Dr Amar Rathi, Consultant with several Chemical Cos
10:25 – 10:40 hrs Networking Tea
10:40 - 11:10 hrs Chemical Burns, Accidents & Consequences Mr Gregoire Berri

Risk Management Expert Prevor, France
11:10 - 11:40 hrs First-aid solutions & pH experiment
11:40 – 11:55 hrs Networking Tea
12:10 - 12:25 hrs Para-medics in case of Chemical Burns- Agrochemicals Mr Vipin Saini

Executive Director, ACFI
12:25 – 13:25 hrs Risk Assessment, Testimonials, Good Practices & Round Table with Doctors
13:25 hrs Networking Lunch

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