- July 6, 2020
Working Safely with Beryllium | BeST holds first Be Responsible Webinar
On 25 June, BeST held its first Be Responsible Webinar – Working Safely with Beryllium. During the webinar, Ted Knudson, Vice President of BeST and Director of Regulatory Affairs and Product Stewardship of Materion Corporation, and Dr. Patrick Levy, Director of the Health Business Line and of the Health and Product Risk Agency at SOCOTEC, discussed beryllium and specific industrial hygiene practices to ensure worker protection.
During his presentation, Dr. Patrick Levy touched upon the different regulatory frameworks, REACH and OSH, their deliverables and the interfaces between them. He also elaborated on the establishment process of the binding occupational exposure limit (BOEL) for beryllium. Dr. Patrick Levy also gave an overview of the different regulatory provisions and guidelines for training that exist to ensure proper worker protection.
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