Tuesday, March 20, 2018 at 8:00 AM EDT
Thursday, March 22, 2018 at 5:00 PM EDT

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Chart, Inc., Ball Ground, GA 
Chart, Inc. 1300 Airport Drive
Ball Ground, GA 30107

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Tom Badstubner 
AsteRisk, LLC 


Chart, inc. will be providing lunch each day. Chart will also host a group dinner on Wednesday evening!


If you are interested in cost-sharing by riding in a car pool, please share your flight information, hotel, and cell phone number with Jodie (

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2018 Spring GAWDA Professional Compliance Seminars

Come join us and get certified DOT/FDA training and sample procedures. 
Register Today!

Tuesday – (8:00 AM- 5:00 PM): Tom Badstubner 
(FDA Food/Bev Gas PCQI Training) 

  • Preventive Controls for Human Food Course Overview
  • FMSA Regulation Overview – cGMP, Hazard Analysis, and Preventive Controls Biological Food Safety Hazards
  • Chemical, Physical and Economically Motivated Food Safety Hazards
  • Good Manufacturing Practices and Other Prerequisite Programs 
  • Hazard Analysis and Preventive Controls Determination Food Safety Plan Overview
  • Preliminary Steps in Developing a Food Safety Plan Resources for Food Safety Plans
  • Introduction to Preventive Controls Process Preventive Controls
  • Food Allergen Preventive Controls Sanitation Preventive Controls
  • Supply Chain Preventive Controls Verification and Validation Procedures Record Keeping Procedures
  • Recall Plan
  • Hazard Analysis and Risk Based Preventive Controls for Human Food 


Wednesday – (8:00 AM- 12:00 PM): Tom Badstubner (FDA Compliance)  

  • Hazard Analysis and Risk Based Preventive Controls (HARPC)
  • Food Safety Plan (FSP)
  • Medical Gas Current Good Manufacturing Training (CGMP)


Wednesday – (1:00 PM- 5:00 PM): Mike Dodd (DOT Compliance) 
Updates on the following topics:

  • HP Cylinder/Liquid Container/Carbon Dioxide Cylinder Filling 


Thursday – (8:00 AM- 12:00 PM): Mike Dodd (DOT) 
Function Specific Training (Mike Dodd)
These topics will have training, tests, and certifications good for 3 years.

  • HP Cylinder/Liquid Container/Carbon Dioxide Cylinder Filling (continued)
  • DOT Compliance - Updates and Discussion


Thursday – (1:00 PM- 5:00 PM): Chart Inc. 

  • Tour of Chart's Manufacturing Facility
  • CO2 Safety – “Using the right Equipment” - Jeff Patelczyk & Gary Degenhardt
    • Special Effects
    • Botanical Application
    • Waste Water Treatment
    • Safe handling and hazards