3-hr Virtual Seminar: New Hazard Communication and Global Harmonized System
Thursday, July 25, 2013 from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM (PDT)
This training on OSHA regulations will explain the requirements of the new hazard communication standard and globally harmonized system of chemical classification. It will also provide you tools to implement the updated regulation in your organization’s facilities.
Why Should You Attend:
OSHA has had a Hazard Communication regulation in place since 1986. This standard is typically among the top 5 violations cited by OSHA Inspectors when they visit a workplace. In 2012 Congress enacted sweeping changes to the Hazard Communication Standard, including incorporation of the Globally Harmonized system of Chemical classification. This new standard affects all segments of industry, whether they use, manufacture, or distribute chemicals.
This webinar will explain the requirements of the new Hazard Communication Standard and compare the old requirements with the new requirements. Examples of how the new requirements will be implemented, along with a timeline for implementation will be presented. Attendees will be able to explore the requirements of the updated regulation and determine how to best apply it in their business.
Areas Covered in the Webinar:
- Description of Globally Harmonized System
- Advantages of changing to GHS
- Comparison of old and new Hazcom Regulation
- Techniques for hazard communication
- Written Hazard Communication Plan
- Definitions that have been added, deleted, modified in the new Hazcom standard
- Meaning of Hazard Classification and how classifications are determined
- Bridging Principles
- Review of new SDS format
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