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OSHA, PHMSA seek input ahead of UN meetings on GHS, transport of hazardous goods

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Washington — OSHA has scheduled a virtual public meeting for June 15 in advance of the 42nd session of the United Nations Sub-Committee of Experts on the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals.

In a notice published in the May 31 Federal Register, OSHA requests information and comments as the federal government prepares for the UNSCEGHS meeting – set for July 6-8 in Geneva, Switzerland.

OSHA, along with the U.S. Interagency Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS) Coordinating Group, “plans to consider the comments and information gathered at this public meeting when developing the U.S. government positions for the UNSCEGHS meeting.”

OSHA’s meeting will take place in conjunction with the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration’s discussion of proposals ahead of the 60th session of the UN Sub-Committee on Experts on the Transport of Dangerous Goods, set for June 27-July 6.

Comments must be submitted by July 5.

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