New Training Requirements for OSHA’s Revised Hazard Communication Standard

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has revised its Hazard Communication Standard (HCS) to align with the United Nations’ Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS). The most significant revisions require the use of new labeling elements and a standardized format for Safety Data Sheets (SDSs), which are replacing the old Material […]

Free GHS Webinar Hosted by OSHA and SCHC July 25, 2013

OSHA hosts a free GHS (Globally Harmonized System) webinar OSHA will present a free webinar on the Globally Harmonized System titled “Hazard Communication 2012:  One Year of Implementation” from 10:00-11:30 Pacific Time on Thursday July 25, 2013. The webinar is designed to answer many of the questions that OSHA has received during the first year […]

Globally Harmonized System – Cal/OSHA Advisory Meeting

Cal/OSHA has scheduled an advisory committee meeting on the topic of Globally Harmonized Systems (GHS) to Cal/OSHA’s Title 8 Section 5194 Hazard Communication Standard.  The meeting is a follow-up to the Cal/OSHA Standards Board GHS meeting on  November 15, 2012. The November 15, 2012 Standards Board meeting focused on adopting the portions of the Federal […]