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Upcoming Responsible Distribution Workshops

Pre-Con ChemEdge Responsible Distribution Workshop

The Pre-Con Responsible Distribution Workshop will be Tuesday, August 13, 2019 at the Omni Louisville Hotel in Louisville, KY just before ChemEdge 2019.

Bring your Code Coordinator Manual, Standard Operating Procedures, or other documents and get ready to roll up your sleeves to prepare for Responsible Distribution!

Thank You to Our Sponsors!


Hotel & Travel

Omni Louisville Hotel 
400 S 2nd Street
Louisville, KY 40202

NACD Room Rates:

  • Single/Double: $198/night
  • Triple: $218/night
  • Quad: $238/night

Hotel Reservation Deadline: July 22, 2019
Book online or by calling (800) 843-6664. Be sure to reference NACD ChemEdge 2019 when making your reservations.


ONLINE: Click here to register online.
HARD COPY: Click here to download a hard copy registration form.
Fax completed forms to (703) 527-7747 or email it to



Please click the bolded session name to view session description.

Tuesday, August 13, 2019
8:00-8:15 am

Welcome and Introductions
Terry Aubry Garrett, EMCO Chemical Distributors, Chair, Responsible Distribution Committee and Mike Lang, Vice President of Responsible Distribution, NACD

8:15-9:45 am

NACD Program Overview and Updates

Review the newest NACD Responsible Distribution® program updates, including the recent enhancements to the Responsible Distribution Dashboard, as we launch the 7th Cycle.

9:45-10:00 am Break
10:00 AM-Noon

Code & Specification Review:

  • Code X: Internal Audits
  • Code XI: Corrective and Preventive Actions
  • Code XII: Document and Records Control
Noon-12:45 pm Lunch
12:45-2:45 pm

Code & Specification Review:

  • Code I: Senior Management Commitment and Risk Management
  • Code II: Compliance Review and Training
  • Code III: Carrier Selection and Private Fleet
  • Code IV: Handling and Storage
2:45-3:00 pm Break
3:00-4:30 pm

Code & Specification Review:

  • Code V: Job Procedures and Training
  • Code VI: Waste Management and Resource Conservation
  • Code VII: Emergency Response and Public Preparedness
  • Code VIII: Community Outreach
  • Code IX: Product Stewardship
  • Code XIII: Security
4:30-5:00 pm

Wrap-Up & Questions

5:30-6:30 pm

Responsible Distribution Workshop Reception

Customized Responsible Distribution Workshops

Take advantage of half - and full-day "turnkey" workshops at your facilities! You tell us what type of Responsible Distribution training your team needs, and we'll customize and deliver training at your location.

Customized Responsible Distribution Training will:

  • Involve more of your full staff in the Responsible Distribution program
  • Deliver specific training to your company's key employees on topics on which your team needs to focus
  • Provide a stronger foundation for code coordinators
  • And more!

Click here to learn more about our half day and full day training options. To set up a customized training session, please contact Mike Lang at


Past Workshop Presentations

March 2019 Workshop (Atlanta, GA)

Note: Many of the March 2019 Workshop sessions were panel discussions that did not contain presentations.

Regulatory Update
Developing a Training Matrix

Emergency Response

Writing Specs-Impress & Deliver

Public Warehouses Rest Practices in Partnership
Internal Audit Recap
6th Cycle Non-Conf CAPAs
Carrier Selection Going Beyond
Creating a Culture of Responsible Distribution

Please click 'General' to view additional past presentations.


Who Should Attend Responsible Distribution Workshops?

We are continuing to provide the best content for code coordinators on Responsible Distribution as well as other information for the entire chemical industry that is hard to come by...all in one place!

  • NACD New and Experienced Responsible Distribution Code Coordinators
  • NACD Candidate Members, Prospective NACD Members
  • Chemical Handler Affiliates, and Chemical Supplier Affiliates.


New member, affiliate or candidate?

Bring your Responsible Distribution Manual, Standard Operating Procedures, or other documents and be prepared to roll up your sleeves for Responsible Distribution!



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Past Webinar Presentations

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Please click here to view Code Specific Workshop Presentations and Webinars.