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Upcoming Workshops

Responsible Distribution One-Day Regional Workshop

Date: Thursday, November 30, 2023
Time: 8:00 am - 3:00 pm (ET)
Location: Univar Solutions - Morrisville, PA

Did you miss our August Workshop? If so, make plans to join NACD for a special, one-day Responsible Distribution workshop on Thursday November 30, 2023, hosted by NACD member Univar Solutions.

Register today as seats are limited to the first 25 registrants. This small group setting will allow for great discussions, idea sharing, and continuous improvement of your Responsible Distribution programs.

Thank you Univar Solutions for hosting this Responsible Distribution Workshop!



ONLINE: Click here to register online.

HARD COPY Click here to download the hard copy registration form.

Have questions? Please contact Caroline Brooks.



**Click the session title for more information.

Thursday, November 30, 2023
8:00-8:30 am


8:30-9:00 am

Welcome to Univar Solutions
Univar Solutions

This session will introduce our host company, Univar Solutions, including a safety share and a site visitor safety briefing prior to the site tour.

9:00-9:30 am

Site Tour

9:30-10:15 am

Responsible Distribution 2023
Caroline Brooks, NACD

NACD will review updates from the first year of the new program, recap of progress, common findings, and tips for a successful verification. This session will also include the launch of the new “Sustainability Tracker” tool.

10:15-10:30 am


10:30-11:15 am

Competency Based Training
Univar Solutions

This session focused on the changing workforce and efforts Univar is doing to promote safety training and develop experienced safety professionals.

11:15 am-Noon

Code II – This applies to me?
Pete Downing, ES&S

Monitoring, implementing, training, and reviewing as it relates to Regulatory Compliance are the core concepts found under Code II of Responsible Distribution, but often companies don’t know what they don’t know. Keeping up with the evolving Regulatory landscape can be challenging. This session will dive into practices of excellence and tools to demonstrate conformance with Code II.

Noon-12:30 pm Lunch
12:30-1:45 pm

Tabletop Exercise/Interactive Activity Session
Caroline Brooks, NACD and Pete Downing, Es&S

Get ready to engage and work together through this interactive session. Participants will explore real life example scenarios involving safety related incidents to determine the root cause.

1:45-2:00 pm Break
2:00-2:45 pm

Round Table Discussion – Safety throughout Responsible Distribution
Responsible Distribution Committee Members & NACD facilitate

Participants will rotate through three different small groups to discuss Code specific safety related topics. After the small group discussions, the group will come together to report on their key takeaways. Discussion questions will be based on the following:

  • Code I –Senior Management commitment to safety
  • Code II.D. sites safety and loss prevention
  • Code III – Carrier/selection and private fleet safety
  • Code IV.A/B on facility safety or safety with loading/unloading
  • Code V.C/D on training for safe work practices/safety critical job
  • Code VI.D creating a safe work environment
  • Code VII – Safety preparedness
  • Code VIII.H/I on response to threats and incidents
  • Code IX.B on disseminating safe use information
2:45-3:00 pm

Wrap Up and Additional Q & A