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Information on PSCI and resource materials on pharmaceutical supply chain sustainability

The resources are particularly targeted at companies working in the supply chain – our suppliers – who are warmly encouraged to make free use of all the materials here.

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Webinar recording - Introduction to UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights - 16th October 2018

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This is a recording of the PSCI webinar on the UN Guiding Principles which took place on 16th October 2018.

Webinar recording - managing APIs in manufacturing effluent - 27th Jan 2016

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This is a recording of the PSCI sponsored webinar on how to manage APIs in manufacturing effluent which took place on 27th January 2016. The webinar provided step-by-step guidance on this ‘spotlight’ issue for our industry and covered the following topics:

  • Why is managing active pharmaceutical ingredients (API) in manufacturing effluent important?
  • What is the industry doing to improve public perceptions?
  • Understanding where you stand at the moment through the maturity ladder concept.
  • Establishing and calculating API discharge concentration called the Predicted-No-Effect-Concentration (PNEC).
  • Simple steps to reducing API process losses to waste water and what to do when the PNEC is exceeded.
  • How to advance your program to the next level.

Webinar recording - managing APIs in manufacturing effluent Part 2 - 15th June 2016

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This is recording of the PSCI sponsored webinar on how to manage APIs in manufacturing effluent (Part 2) which took place on 15th June 2016. The webinar provided step-by-step guidance on this ‘spotlight’ issue for our industry and covered the following topics:

  • estimating actual API losses from the manufacturing process (PEC)
  • establishing the acceptable discharge concentration (PNEC)
  • making low capital investment housekeeping steps to reduce the loss of APIs

Webinar recording - managing APIs in manufacturing effluent Part 4 - 10th July 2018

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This is recording of the PSCI sponsored webinar on how to manage APIs in manufacturing effluent (Part 4) which took place on 10th July 2018.

The webinar gave a brief refresher on Pharmaceuticals in the Environment (PiE), Anti-Microbial Resistance (AMR) and Predicted No-Effect Concentration (PNEC) first principles, and introduced a PSCI resource page where PNECs can be found. It also included step-by-step guidance on how to locate PNECs and use them.

Webinar recording - PSCI SAQ & Audit Report Template Update - 20th February 2019

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Please find a link to the webinar on the latest SAQ & Audit Report Template Update.

Webinar recording - Water Stress Management - 28th March 2019

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This is a recording of the webinar on ways to assess and manage “Water Stress” inside your company and in your supply chain.

Webinar slide deck - Audit Programme Webinar, 4th Oct 2017

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Slides from the PSCI Audit Programme Webinar, Oct 2017
The webinar explained the supplier self-initiated audit model and launched the new Excel based audit templates.

Webinar slide deck - Evaluating supplier ethics and compliance practices and programs - 25th July 2018

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This is the slide deck from the PSCI sponsored webinar on evaluating supplier ethics and compliance practices and programs which took place on 25th July 2018.

Webinar slide deck - managing APIs in manufacturing effluent Part 1 - 27th Jan 2016

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This is the slide deck for the PSCI sponsored webinar on how to manage APIs in manufacturing effluent which took place on 27th January 2016. The webinar provided step-by-step guidance on this ‘spotlight’ issue for our industry and covered the following topics:

  • Why is managing active pharmaceutical ingredients (API) in manufacturing effluent important?
  • What is the industry doing to improve public perceptions?
  • Understanding where you stand at the moment through the maturity ladder concept.
  • Establishing and calculating API discharge concentration called the Predicted-No-Effect-Concentration (PNEC).
  • Simple steps to reducing API process losses to waste water and what to do when the PNEC is exceeded.
  • How to advance your program to the next level.

Webinar slide deck - managing APIs in manufacturing effluent Part 2 - 15th June 2016

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This is the slide deck for the PSCI sponsored webinar on how to manage APIs in manufacturing effluent (Part 2) which took place on 15th June 2016. The webinar provided step-by-step guidance on this ‘spotlight’ issue for our industry and covered the following topics:

  • estimating actual API losses from the manufacturing process (PEC)
  • establishing the acceptable discharge concentration (PNEC)
  • making low capital investment housekeeping steps to reduce the loss of APIs

Webinar slide deck - managing APIs in manufacturing effluent Part 3 - 25th October 2016

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This is the slide deck for the PSCI sponsored webinar on how to manage APIs in manufacturing effluent (Part 3) which took place on 25th October 2016. The webinar looked at advanced technologies to reduce API loss with guest speakers from the Temple University WET Centre and AECOM.

Webinar slide deck - managing APIs in manufacturing effluent Part 4 - 10th July 2018

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This is the slide deck from the PSCI sponsored webinar on how to manage APIs in manufacturing effluent (Part 4) which took place on 10th July 2018.

The webinar gave a brief refresher on Pharmaceuticals in the Environment (PiE), Anti-Microbial Resistance (AMR) and Predicted No-Effect Concentration (PNEC) first principles, and introduced a PSCI resource page where PNECs can be found. It also included step-by-step guidance on how to locate PNECs and use them.

Webinar slide deck - PSCI SAQ & Audit Report Template Update - 20th February 2019

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Please find the slide deck for the recent webinar on the PSCI SAQ & Audit Report Template Update.

Webinar slide deck - Water Stress Management - 28th March 2019

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These are the slides for the webinar on ways to assess and manage “Water Stress” inside your company and in your supply chain.

Webinar slide deck : Introduction to UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights - 16th October 2018

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This is the slide deck from the PSCI webinar on the UN Guiding Principles which took place on 16th October 2018.

Worker Protection Overview

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Once the hazards in the workplace have been identified and categorized by type, location and degree, appropriate preventive and protective steps should be taken to deal with the hazards. Although Worker Protection is commonly equated to Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), PPE should actually be the last line of defence in the effort to protect workers.

Written Hearing Conservation Program

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This document has been developed as a program guideline for companies who are
required to have a written Hearing Conservation Program.

Written Respiratory Protection Program

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This respiratory protection program has been established to provide uniform and consistent procedures for those needing to wear respirators, either in the regular course of their duties or in emergencies. The program includes requirements for medical evaluation, training, and fit-testing of wearers; control of respirator selection, inspection, and maintenance; and recordkeeping. Standard operating procedures are included within, or attached to, this program.

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