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To view recordings of past webinars, please visit our Responsible Distribution Resources page here.


August Responsible Distribution Workshop
August 19-20, 2014
Omni Nashville
Nashville, TN


ONLINE: Please click here to register online. (NOTE: Please be advised this is a combined registration form with ChemEdge.)

HARD COPY: Please click here to download the hard copy registration form.

Please fax hard copy registration forms to (703) 527-7747 or email to


Omni Nashville
250 5th Ave. South
Nashville, TN 37203

Room Rate: $170/night

Please click here to book your rooms online, or call 1-800-THE-OMNI to make your hotel reservations. Make sure you mention you are with NACD to receive the discounted rate.


Schedule subject to change. Please check back frequently for schedule updates.

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Optional Pre-Workshop Sessions

  • The Basics of Responsible Distribution, Doug Kutz (Responsible Distribution Mentor)
  • Driving Continual Improvement with Internal Auditing, Jesse Kunes (Kestrel Management)
2:00 pm - 5:30 pm

5th Cycle:  What Have We Learned:  New and updated information from the verifiers. Learn how well members navigated through the 5th cycle and areas where improvement is needed.  

"Risk Mitigation", moderated by Tim Manning (Nexeo Solutions, LLC and Responsible Distribution Vice Chairman):  Multiple industry experts with ERI Solutions, Wortham Insurance, MMA Environmental, and others will discuss ways to lower your risk in employer, employee, environmental, and other areas.

"Practices of Excellence", moderated by David Garner (Brenntag North America, Inc. and Responsible Distribution Committee Chairman):

  • Joe Fischman (Chem/Serv): Code I, Senior Management Commitment and Risk Management
  • Andy Lovenduski (Ribelin Sales, a division of KODA Distribution Group): Code VI, Waste Management and Resource Conservation
  • Jim Benning (Hubbard-Hall): Code XI, Corrective and Preventative Action
  • Joe Neumeister (Linden Companies): Code XII, Document and Records Control 
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm Responsible Distribution Reception

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

7:30 am - 8:00 am Continental Breakfast
8:00 am - 11:30 am What Every NACD Leader Needs to Understand about Managing Safety Performance
Join chemical industry veteran Rafael Mendez, Senior Consultant with Balmert Consulting, in this fast-paced session as he guides attendees through the practical things that every leader, from the CEO/Owner down to the front line leader, needs to understand about managing safety performance. 

Thank you to our Diamond Corporate Sponsor & Strategic Partner!



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  to prepare for Responsible Distribution’s Document Verification. Return to your organization with a head start on this mandatory phase of Responsible Distribution!

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