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Video demonstrations included in the presentation
Risk Assesment of Microbial Excursions
April 20, 2017 WEBINAR
12 pm - 1:30 pm Eastern Daylight Time

This webinar will address excursion and the best practices for troubleshooting them. The most common sources for excursion are personnel practices, cleaning and disinfection program, facility design and conditions, and bringing items into the cleanroom. This webinar will discuss the details of specific excursion investigation for outbreaks of molds, vegetative bacteria, and Bacillus. End users will gain a new understanding of the complexity of troubleshooting outbreaks and contamination issues based on real life experiences.

Areas Covered in the webinar:

  • Review data from “real-world” examples.
  • Learn how to develop solutions to your microbial control problems.
  • This seminar focuses on both preventative measures and corrective actions.
  •  This session will be interactive with audience input. 

Who will benefit:

This webinar will provide valuable assistance to all FDA and EMEA regulated companies that need to validate their cleaning and disinfection programs, including companies in the Pharmaceutical, Biotech, and Medical Device fields. The employees who will benefit include:

  • QA and QC Managers
  • Disinfectant Validation Managers
  • Operations Managers
  • Cleanroom Managers
  • Personnel and contractors that clean and disinfect cleanrooms
  • Regulatory Compliance Managers
  • Environmental Monitoring Managers
$385 for one (1) person
$700 for 2-5 people
$999 for 6-10 people

Instructor:  Jim Polarine

Mr. Polarine is a technical service specialist at STERIS Corporation. He has been with STERIS Corporation for over nine years, where his current technical focus is microbial control in cleanrooms and other critical environments. He has lectured in North America, Europe, Asia, Latin America, and Puerto Rico on issues related to cleaning and disinfection in cleanrooms.   Mr. Polarine is a frequent industry speaker and has worked on several books and article publications related to cleaning and disinfection and contamination control.  He is currently co-authoring several articles and is an author on the PDA technical report on cleaning and disinfection.  He is also currently active on the PDA task force on cleaning and disinfection. He is part of the faculty at the University of Tennessee Parenteral Medication course.  He has presented at key industry events for PDA, ISPE, AALAS, IVT, University of Tennessee, on cleaning and disinfection and contamination control.  Mr. Polarine also frequently presents global industry webinars on Cleaning and Disinfection.  Mr. Polarine graduated from the University of Illinois with a Master of Arts in Biology, and is a member of the PDA, ISPE, IEST, ASM, AALAS, ASTM, AAAS, AOAC, and ACS.  He previously worked as a clinical research coordinator with the Department of Veteran’s Affairs and as a biology and microbiology instructor at the University of Illinois.  His main hobby is storm chasing and is very active in tornado research and tornado safety