SEMI - Environmental Health & Safety

Environmental Health and Safety

SEMI is committed to environmentally sound policies and the health and safety of the people who work in the microelectronics supply chain. SEMI focuses on global EHS topics, compliance and regulatory issues, and the advancement of EHS within the industry. SEMI facilitates industry-wide collective initiatives based on the efforts of member companies.  

SEMI and its members, which supply equipment and materials to the semiconductor, display, LED, and PV manufacturing industry, are committed to environmentally sound policies and the health and safety of the people who work in the industry.

SEMI EHS focuses on international EHS topics, compliance and regulatory issues, and the advancement of EHS within the semiconductor industry. It facilitates industry-wide collective efforts that member companies of SEMI believe would be more effectively undertaken by the industry association and cross-industry groups. Division activities include:

  • Industry advocacy
  • EHS Executive Committee with SEMI Board of Director participation
  • International Compliance & Regulatory Committees
  • The Global Care initiative
  • The Akira Inoue Award
  • EHS regulatory tracking database
  • The SEHS Grapevine
  • EU directives and policy, including new EU Chemicals Policy White Paper and CE marking
  • U.S. EPA Significant New Use Rule (SNUR) on perfluoroalkyl sulfonates (PFAS)
  • EHS Interest Group Meetings
  • Occupational Health & Safety Benchmarking

The EHS Division works in coordination with SEMI International Standards.

Upcoming SEMI EHS Events

May 5-9, 2014

SESHA 36th Annual International High Technology ESH Symposium and Exhibition

May 6, 2014

SEMI / IPC / ITI Environmental Regulatory Seminars:  Boston, MA, USA – Hosted by Philips Healthcare 

May 8, 2014

SEMI / IPC / ITI Environmental Regulatory Seminars:  Santa Clara, CA, USA – Hosted by Agilent Technologies

May 13, 2014

SEMI / IPC / ITI Environmental Regulatory Seminars:  Phoenix, AZ, USA – Hosted by Intel Corporation

May 15, 2014

SEMI / IPC / ITI Environmental Regulatory Seminars:  Chicago, IL, USA – Hosted by Motorola Solutions

July 8-10, 2014

Sustainable Manufacturing Forum at SEMICON West 2014

In conjunction with SEMICON West, the SEMI EHS Division is organizing a four-day event to share information about the latest technologies, products, and management approaches that promote sustainable manufacturing. Under the auspices of the SEMI Global Care program, the Sustainable Manufacturing Forum will showcase companies and speakers from around the world involved in the manufacture of semiconductors, micro-electronics, nano-electronics, photovoltaics (solar), solid state lights (LEDs), electronic displays (FPD), micro-electrical mechanical systems (MEMS), and other high tech products.

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EHS ISSUES and TOPICS

Communications

Sustainability/EHS Guidance

    

 

    

Environmental Regulations

  • REACH (working group login required)
  • RoHS (working group login required)
  • PFOS (working group login required)

Health and Safety Compliance

Awards and Honors

Collaboration with Member Companies

SEMI EHS