2017 GAWDA Professional Compliance Seminars

Ball Ground, GA
March 21-23, 2017 (Chart, Inc)

Aurora, IL

Click HERE for the Seminar Registration Form

Tuesday – (8:00 AM- 5:00 PM) Spring Session:
FDA Audit Survival

    • Drug and Food Gas Self-Assessment Tools
    • New rules about containers and closures
    • Food/Bev Gas Compliance Schedule (based on sales volume)
    • “Qualified Facility” status
    • HARPC and Supply-Chain Programs
    • RPVs and cylinder inversion issues
    • Other (allergen, sanitation, registration, training, etc.
  • Latest FDA enforcement trends
    • How to respond to an unreasonable FDA inspection (CGA PS-42)
    • Delaying, Denying, Limiting, or Refusing a Drug Inspection
  • Beverage/Food Gas GMP
  • Training resources

Wednesday – (8:00 AM- 5:00 PM):
Function Specific Training (Mike Dodd) DOT Compliance:
Surviving a DOT audit

    • Suggested DOT Filing System
    • Driver Qualification Files
    • Drug & Alcohol Testing
    • Security Plan Updates
    • Vehicle Maintenance Files
    • Medical card and CDL merger rules
    • Driver Supervisor Reasonable Suspicion Training (Certified Training)
    • Hazmat / Security Awareness / Security In-depth Training (Train-the-trainer and certified training)


Wednesday Evening – Group Dinner (Downtown Kitchen)

Thursday – (8:00 AM- 5:00 PM):
Mike Dodd (DOT) 

  • DOT Compliance Q&A and Discussion

Thursday – (1:00 PM- 5:00 PM): Chart Industries 

  • Segment #1  –  Trifecta Units  –  Presented by Bob Knight,  Product Manager for Microbulk and Trifecta  – – – Discussion of the Trifecta laser system and the general maintenance requirements.  In this presentation, you will hear how to anticipate issues and provide trouble shooting.  The presentation will cover the X Series Trifecta, but bring your questions for any Series Chart has manufactured.  Additional points of interest:
    • What system related issues can you anticipate
    • Winter maintenance issues  –  heating the units and preventing ice buildup.
    • Solenoid repair and replacement
    • Troubleshooting the manifold
  • Segment #2  –  CO2 Beverage Equipment  – Presented by Bob Brantley, CO2 Product Manager  – – In this segment, you will hear about some of the more common questions customs have regarding the maintenance of Chart CO2 cylinders.  We will also use part of this discussion to address the common needs to supply the rapidly growing micro brewing business segment.
    • Product metering
    • Preventing ice buildup
    • General maintenance
    • Q&A

Click HERE for the Seminar Registration Form