Items Tagged with 'Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals'



GHS: The look of things to come

New chemical labeling and Safety Data Sheets will begin shipping June 1 under OSHA’s updated Hazard Communication Standard. Are you ready for the changes?
New chemical hazard labeling and safety data sheets will start arriving at worksites June 1 to comply with OSHA’s Hazard Communication Standard. The new labels could reveal previously undisclosed hazards – make sure your employees understand the new format, and your chemical safety policy is up-to-date.
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What steps do I need to take to be compliant under the new Hazard Communication Standard?
The recent update to OSHA’s Hazard Communication Standard (CFR 1910.1200) changes the requirements for chemical labeling and mandatory employee training. The new Globally Harmonized System creates a universal standard to help keep workers safe and informed about chemical hazards. Because Hazcom is already one of the most frequently violated OSHA standards, it’s essential to know exactly what GHS is and how it affects your business.
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Countdown to GHS compliance

The first phase of new OSHA requirements for hazard communication goes into effect Dec. 1. Are your workers trained?
OSHA’s revised Hazard Communication Standard is one of the most sweeping regulations the agency has issued in recent years, and compliance deadlines are approaching.
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OSHA, Canada agree to align hazcom standards

Washington – OSHA and the Healthy Environments and Consumer Safety Branch of the Canadian Department of Health have signed an agreement to collaboratively implement the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals in their respective jurisdictions.

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