OSHA schedules informal meeting to discuss updates to hazcom standard

November 1, 2016

Washington – OSHA has scheduled an informal public meeting to discuss potential updates to its Hazard Communication Standard. The meeting is set to take place Nov. 16 at the Mine Safety and Health Administration headquarters in Arlington, VA.

The agency is in the early stages of revising its standard to ensure it aligns with the United Nations Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals, or GHS.

OSHA said it intends to solicit feedback on topics or issues to include during a rulemaking to update the standard, as well as any publications that stakeholders may find beneficial in complying with the standard.

OSHA is requesting that participants pre-register for the event.