December 1, 2013 was the first OSHA HazCom 2012 compliance deadline for employers. By that date, employers were to have trained employees on new label elements and safety data sheets in the GHS format.
Going forward, training employees on the GHS formats is an ongoing obligation and should be an integral part of any HazCom training.
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Specifically designed to assist employers in complying with the Dec. 1, 2013 OSHA training deadline, this course introduces new GHS label elements and SDS format conforming to the United Nation’s Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling. Perfect for employees previously trained on Hazard Communication requiring additional training in light of the Hazard Communication 2012 updates.
Hazard Communication 2012 is a comprehensive investigation of OSHA’s Hazard Communication Standard (HCS), with special emphasis on the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling (GHS). Help minimize employee exposures to harmful materials and minimize accidental releases of the material to the work environment. Coverage includes a breakdown of GHS related safety data sheet and labeling requirements.
This course delves deeper into the new 16-section Safety Data Sheet (SDS) formatted in the GHS style. It includes a comprehensive explanation of each section of the new SDS format, with detailed definitions of specific chemical properties, as well as new physical and health hazards.