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REACH Is There – GHS Comes!

Experts discuss the Essen Haus der Technik (HDT) turns in a lecture event with well-known experts on the persons concerned and tries to clarify central issues in the HDT new EU chemicals regulation. Every day thousands of chemicals used, about which there is often insufficient information. This will change: the EU Member States have agreed on a binding rules on chemicals: the so-called REACH regulation provides for a better information base and taking the industry accountable. The Essen Haus der Technik (HDT) turns in a lecture event with well-known experts on the persons concerned and tries to clarify key issues. The aim of reach is clear: trade in chemical substances should be – designed safer and the EU. REACH stands for registration, evaluation and authorization of chemicals. It only substances into circulation may be brought, to which a sufficient record exists. Required data for all materials is sent in one Amount of more than one tonne per year being produced or imported into the EU.

Here are the companies in the duty to register these substances in a central database. Also, more than 30,000 chemicals on the test to be made, who arrived before 1981 on the market. So far, only the so-called new substances which were first marketed after 1981, needed to be studied on their environmental and health impact. The response to the regulation varies. Industry, policy, environmental groups and scientists discuss the possible consequences of the regulation has long been lively. The uncertainty is great just on the chemical industry, confronted them but according to expert estimates by REACH costs of around eight billion euros. Because a number of questions arise of course”, says Dr. Reinhold Ruhl by the Professional Association of the construction industry.

The Essen Haus der Technik called therefore a lecture event in the life of professional guides. On March 12, 2008 are renowned experts in food, the participants an insight into the current state of the discussion to convey and clarify existing questions. The REACH regulation is here! “, so Dr. Ruhl.” Now it comes for all concerned, to make and to evaluate the changes mainly factual.” What changes with REACH? How can possible disadvantages are balanced or avoided? What are the consequences of the regulation for manufacturers, buyers and users of chemicals? The range of questions concerning the proposed EU regulation is great. The Essen Haus der Technik (HDT) addresses these questions in a lecture course under the direction of Dr. Reinhold Ruhl. A day later, on March 13, 2008, that is globally harmonised system of classification and labelling of chemicals (GHS) “in the Center.” New symbols, signal words, include the introduction of warnings of danger (hazard statements) and safety advice (precautionary statements) to the core elements of the GHS, as well as Hazard classes hazard classes (), which describe the nature of the danger and risk (hazard categories) are into categories. It aims to adopt the GHS regulation by the end of 2008. The event will be led by Mr Dr. Volker J. Soballa of the Evonik Degussa GmbH in Essen. “” The detailed program of events get interested on request at the Haus der Technik, Tel. 0201/1803-344 (Mrs Ramzi), fax 0201/1803-346, E-mail: or on the Internet at search keyword REACH “or” GHS”.

State Students

During the holidays, many people often spend the best time of the year. The Netherlands offer numerous interesting programmes with their colleges for future students, which make possible a career in the tourism and leisure sector. While such a study in Germany is usually possible to private vocational colleges or private universities, State colleges in this area are very active and competent in our neighbouring country. The financial aspect is interesting for German students first and foremost. The annual tuition fees for tourism and leisure management are ever around 8,500 euros, compared to currently about 1,600 euros in the Netherlands at private academies and universities of applied sciences in Germany.

German students have the opportunity to apply for foreign BAfoG or take different financing models of the Dutch state in right there. ‘ So it is possible, for example, to borrow the tuition or under certain conditions the so-called Studiefinanciering ‘ (Student funding) to apply for the Dutch state. The Dutch universities place value on great practical relevance. The students are confronted with situations from the world of work and have the task to solve them. Usually handled such tasks in the context of group work, also bolstering the ability of the team.

During their studies the students be accompanied by personal mentors, available for study questions and the career planning always to the side. After graduation, the students in the Netherlands receive the modern Bachelor’s or master’s degree. Lecture language is either Dutch or English depending on the College. During his studies, much emphasis is placed on internationality. Because the Netherlands is a popular destination for students from all over the world, the courses be designed so that graduates around the world can work. For enrolment at a Dutch University of applied sciences we provided the qualification or the school. A NC does not exist for courses in area of tourism management and leisure management. There is more information about studying in the Netherlands under.