CRD Live Online workshop: Introduction to Operator, Resident, Bystander and Worker Exposure Risk Assessment for Plant Protection Products using the 2022 EFSA Exposure Guidance
Under Regulation (EC) No 1107/2009, concerning the placing of
plant protection products on the market, applicants are required to
demonstrate acceptable risk from plant protection products to
operators, resident, bystanders and workers.
This workshop will be delivered over two morning sessions and
aims to take participants through non-dietary exposure risk
assessment for GB and NI plant protection product authorisations,
identifying the approaches that applicants need to follow using the
2022 European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) Exposure Guidance.
This guidance was implemented for NI assessments from 1 January
2023 and has been adopted for GB assessments from 1 Janaury
The course will cover:
The course will be a mixture of presentations
and worked examples and will be delivered by HSE regulatory
scientists directly involved in this area of the authorisation
Principles of the non-dietary exposure assessment
Introduction to the 2014 and 2022 EFSA Exposure Guidance
Summary of significant changes to the exposure guidance
Operator exposure risk assessment
Resident and bystander exposure risk assessment
Worker exposure risk assessment
Introduction to the online EFSA OPEX Model
Worked examples of operator, bystander, resident and worker
Recommendations for designing, conducting and assessing higher
tier field studies
programme for the day
Who should attend?
Technical and regulatory staff involved in the production and
submission of non-dietary human health risk assessments and
associated data to HSE.
Live Online Course Information
All you will need is an internet-connected computer, laptop, or
tablet, plus a webcam and microphone. We do not recommend using a
smartphone. Before you book, please check that you meet the
Zoom System Requirements and run a diagnostic test to ensure the
software is compatible with your firewall settings. If this does
not work, try adjusting your settings or contact your IT department
about permitting the website.
The cost of this course is £495 (plus VAT) per person.
Please note that all courses must be paid for via credit
card at the time of booking.
Some of our training courses can also be delivered
in-company, please contact us to discuss your requirements.
Telephone: +44 (0)203 028 3704
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