“Just The Facts About GHS”

The Globally Harmonized System (GHS) is a hot topic of discussion, both domestically and internationally. The adoption of GHS by OSHA has already had and will continue to have profound effects on chemical data management initiatives, both for companies that must author and publish material safety data sheets (MSDS) for their chemical products, as well … Continue reading “Just The Facts About GHS”

“The OSHA SDS/GHS Hazcom Compliance Myth”

After the passage of the revised Hazcom standard in 2012, there was a great deal of confusion and misinformation generated regarding the revision from the old standard and format to the new one. This was and still is especially true for employers attempting to comply with “Employee Right to Know (Understand)” rules. By now, everybody … Continue reading “The OSHA SDS/GHS Hazcom Compliance Myth”

Can You Answer These 20 Questions About the New GHS Standard?

Great For Use as a Tool Box Talk! Ready for the new GHS-required safety data sheet (SDS)? Here's a little game of 20 questions to test your knowledge of the new SDS. Use the quiz to check supervisors' understanding of the new format as well. Although you still have over a year to train employees … Continue reading Can You Answer These 20 Questions About the New GHS Standard?

December 1st, 2013 Training Requirements for the Revised Hazard Communication Standard (GHS)

OSHA revised its Hazard Communication Standard (HCS) to align with the United Nations’ Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS) and published it in the Federal Register in March 2012 (77 FR 17574). Two significant changes contained in the revised standard require the use of new labeling elements and a standardized format … Continue reading December 1st, 2013 Training Requirements for the Revised Hazard Communication Standard (GHS)

Can You Answer These Questions About the New GHS Required Safety Data Sheets?

Ready for the new GHS-required safety data sheet (SDS)? Here's a little game of 20 questions to test your knowledge of the new SDS. Use the quiz to check supervisors' understanding of the new format as well. Although you still have over a year to train employees about the new GHS-required SDS and even more … Continue reading Can You Answer These Questions About the New GHS Required Safety Data Sheets?