CRD - Two Day Technical Fate and Behaviour Assessment of Plant Protection Products Workshop
Chemicals Regulation Division, Mallard House, Kings Pool, 3
Peasholme Green, York YO1 7PX
26 November 2019
- 27 November 2019
HSE's Chemicals Regulation Division will be holding a two-day
workshop on technical aspects of the environmental fate and
behaviour assessments of plant protection products. The workshop
will present attendees with an overview of environmental fate
assessments at EU level and highlight the key issues that they must
take into account when preparing product approval submissions. The
workshop will cover basic introductions to the use of the FOCUS
groundwater and surface water models and various refinement
options, as well as UK specific environmental exposure
requirements. Each day will comprise a mixture of presentations and
workshops with worked examples. By the end of the course,
participants will have a better appreciation of this area of
pesticide risk assessment and be better able to prepare regulatory
submissions for plant protection products.
The course will cover:
- Overview of the EU process, the EFSA conclusion, key endpoints,
data gaps and critical areas of concern
- The use of the risk envelope approach
- Zonal assessment and national addenda
- FOCUS groundwater modelling (e.g. with PEARL and PELMO)
- FOCUS surface water Steps 1, 2 and 3 and risk mitigation with
- UK specific environmental exposure assessment requirements
(groundwater using FOCUS MACRO, spray drift, buffer zones and drift
reduction technology, first tier drainflow and higher tier
refinement options, through an introduction to the latest version
- Common problems with applications
- Future developments, new data requirements, EFSA activities,
PPR opinions and guidance documents
Download the programme for the day here
Who should attend?
This course will be specifically designed for those with at
least a basic working knowledge of environmental fate and behaviour
who want to develop their expertise in this area further.
The workshop will be held at The Chemicals Regulation Division,
Mallard House, Kings Pool, 3 Peasholme Green, York YO1 7PX.
Registration will begin from 9:00 am. The workshops will start at
9:30 am on day one and finish around 4:00 pm day two.
The cost of this course is £670 (plus VAT) per person (includes
course notes, lunch and refreshments).
The closest date available is
shown above. If you know of other dates and wish
to attend, please write this in the Comments Box during
the booking process.
Please note that all courses must be paid for via credit
card at the time of booking.
For further dates and additional information email: firstname.lastname@example.org or
contact the Training and Events Team at HSE directly on +44 (0)203
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