GHS Training Workshop & ChemScribe® User Training

January 27 & 28 | Birmingham, AL


Workshop Information

This two day seminar will provide the framework to help you understand the Globally Harmonized System for Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS). The deadline for chemical manufacturers, importers, and distributors to be GHS compliant was June 1, 2015, but many companies are still seeking a better understanding of the regulation. Focus Systems can help!

This learning experience will provide you with face to face training with GHS and Compliance expert, Jack E. Shea, REM. Day one of the workshop will cover basic GHS regulation training, and day two will be an interactive training session on ChemScribe® the GHS compliant software designed for generating SDS and GHS compliant labels. Sign up to attend one or both days by filling out our registration form and emailing it to

Day 1: GHS Training

Day one of the training workshop will pertain to all things GHS. Learn what the new regulations require, how to train your employees, OSHA deadlines and what they mean to you, container labeling, and how to classify your products. Day one of the workshop will last from 8:30 am – 4:30 pm with an in house lunch provided.

Who should attend?

Compliance Managers
Facility Managers
Operations Managers
Warehouse Managers

Day 2: ChemScribe® User Training

Day two of the training workshop will be a full day training class on our GHS compliant SDS and label generating software, ChemScribe®. In this training class, ChemScribe® users, or those interested in becoming a ChemScribe® user, will be given hands on, one-on-one training with the designers of the software. The class will cover everything a ChemScribe® user needs to know, including how to add products to your database, how to classify chemicals, how to print SDS and labels, and exporting labels to third party software. Day two of the workshop will last from 8:30 am – 4:30 pm with an in house lunch provided. 

Who should attend?

ChemScribe® users
Those interested in becoming a ChemScribe® user
Compliance Managers
Facility Managers
Operations Managers
Warehouse Managers
Customer Service Representatives

Day 1 Pricing


Regular Registration $599
Late Registration After January 13, 2016 $650

Day 2 Pricing


Regular Registration $599
Late Registration After January 13, 2016 $650

ChemScribe® Customer Pricing

Day 1 Day 2
Regular Registration $399 Regular Registration $399
Late Registration After January 13, 2016 $450 Late Registration After January 13, 2016 $450

Attendees who purchase ChemScribe® within 30 days of the workshop will receive a $200 rebate off the price of the software. Send two employees; get the third for half off the registration fee!


Jack E. Shea, REM

Jack Shea has been instrumental in the development of the GHS safety data sheet and label generating software, ChemScribe® by Focus Systems. He has over 20 years experience in the Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) field having over 15 years experience in the iron and steel industry. His past experience includes positions as EHS manager, Senior Project Manager, and Compliance Manager.  He currently serves as Director of Operations and Compliance for Research Solutions Group, Inc.

Jack specializes in compliance training and program development; EHS project management, and facility operations management. Jack earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Applied Mathematics from Auburn University, and a Master of Science in Environmental Management from Samford University.  He is a Registered Environmental Manager and has served on the Regulatory Affairs Committee for the National Association of Chemical Distributors (NACD), the Board of Directors of the American Foundry Society (AFS) Alabama district, and is currently on the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Best Practices Committee for Confined Space Entry.


To register, fill out registration form and email it to
Having trouble accessing the registration form? Call Sarah at 205-406-0022. 

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Cancellations must be made in writing to Cancellations received before January 20th entitles registrant to a refund minus an administrative charge of 25% of the gross registration. On or after January 20th, no refunds will be issued. Substitutions can be made at any time. (There is no fee for substitutions.)


You can try ChemScribe® free for one week.

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