New SIA Webinar – An Introduction to Product Stewardship

An SIA Lunch & Learn Webinar:  An Introduction to Product Stewardship

28 March 2023 at 12.00 – 13.00 UK time.

Speaker: Dr. Rob Oades – Senior Product Steward, Shell Chemicals

Product Stewardship is the responsibility for health, safety and environmental aspects of a product or product range, throughout its lifespan. As a cornerstone of our activities, the Solvents Industry Association actively promotes product stewardship of solvents, to ensure that they are used safely and responsibly, and to secure their widespread use for many years to come.

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What delegates can expect from the session
  • What is Product Stewardship?
  • Origins of Responsible Care and Product Stewardship
  • Where is Product Stewardship applicable?
  • Risk vs Hazard – Risk Assessments
  • Product Stewardship and Industry Associations
  • Legislation
  • Questions & Answers
About our Speaker: Dr. Rob Oades
Senior Product Steward with Shell Chemicals, Dr. Rob Oades has vast experience in the Petrochemicals Industry, gained in many technical and product support roles with BP Chemicals, Ineos, TotalEnergies and Haltermann Carless, over a career spanning more than 30 years.

In his position with Shell, he is responsible for all areas of Product Stewardship, Regulatory Compliance, HSSE and advising on Risk Assessment. He also represents the Solvents Industry Association as Chair of the Technical Committee and is the Chair of the European Solvents Industry Group.

A familiar face to many people in the solvents and petrochemicals industry, Rob has a PhD in Chemistry and is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry.