Chattanooga Regional Manufacturers Association To Host Annual Environment, Health And Safety Summit

Tuesday, November 14, 2017
The Chattanooga Regional Manufacturers Association’s annual Environment, Health & Safety Summit is scheduled this Wednesday at 8 a.m. at the Chattanooga Convention Center.  There will be three keynote presentations, including Will Kelley, Miller Industries, an environmental panel featuring Willa Kalaidjian, Chambliss, Bahner & Stophel, P.C., Harry McCann, TDEC, and Will Kelley, Miller Industries. Steve Hawkins, TOSHA, will present the afternoon keynote session.
 
There will be 16 breakout sessions with topics including: Impact of Air Regulatory Changes, Homeland Security Compliance & Your Chemicals of Interest, Near Miss Reporting & Root Cause Investigations, Lessons Learned: The Most Common Issues and Gaps Found in Environmental Compliance Audits, Environmental Law Update: Environmental Policy in the Trump Administration 2017 and more.
There will also be over 20 exhibitors showcasing their products and services.


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