Potent Compound Safety “Boot Camp” ®

This three-day course in pharmaceutical potent compound safety is designed for EHS and related professionals who need to understand the critical concepts of evaluating and safely handling pharmaceutical compounds. It is taught by the leading industry experts in potent compound safety, The intensive curriculum focuses on evaluation of compound potency and toxicity, sampling and monitoring protocols, control technologies, and effective investigation and communication approaches. After two days of introductory information, topics will shift to case studies and problem solving to address potent compound safety issues in discovery, development, contract manufacturing, and commercialization. It leverages a systematic approach to successfully support drug R&D and manufacturing operations.

Specific topics included are:

  • Introduction and identification of occupational and environmental health issues
  • Elements of a comprehensive health and safety program for the safe handling of potent pharmaceuticals
  • How compound potency and toxicity are evaluated
  • Qualitative and quantitative hazard assessment (OEBs, OELs, and ADE/PDEs)
  • How to establish targets for monitoring methods and conduct monitoring studies
  • Industrial hygiene (IH) analytical chemistry
  • IH sampling
  • How to systematically approach the safe handling of research compounds and “unknowns”
  • Data availability at each stage of the drug development process
  • Containment and control, and handling guidelines at each scale of operation
  • Managing potent compound safety in an outsourcing paradigm
  • Environmental toxicology
  • Medical surveillance
  • Exercises and case studies in R&D and manufacturing of potent compounds

Who Should attend?

  • Pharmaceutical and chemical plant environmental health and safety professionals
  • Pharmaceutical R&D safety coordinators
  • Facility and process engineers
  • Industrial hygienists
  • Safety professionals
  • Environmental engineers
  • Pharmaceutical quality control and quality assurance personnel
  • Plant managers

This course is taught by board-certified health professionals in industrial hygiene and toxicology with many years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry. Attendees of Boot Camp are eligible for 21 technical contact hours and is eligible for The American Board of Industrial Hygiene (ABIH) CM credit.

SEATING IS LIMITED AND OUR COURSES USUALLY SELL OUT! Multiple Attendee Discounts $3,500 for the first attendee, and $3,150 for each additional attendee from the same company



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Feb 01, 2022 - Feb 03, 2022 -- San Diego, CA
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Mar 08, 2022 - Mar 10, 2022 -- Dublin, Ireland
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM