Tag: GHS

Important Upcoming Dates for GHS Compliance

The 2012 Hazardous Communication final rule became effective in March of 2012. These changes to the hazardous communication standard aligned it with the United Nations global chemical labeling system. Several U.S. regulatory agencies and other countries have different requirements for hazard definitions and for what is to be included on labels and SDS’s. In order […]

Revised HAZ COM Standard Will Impact Every Regulated Workplace

For 5 years OSHA has been developing a revised Hazard Communication Standard in an effort to harmonize it with the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS). GHS was developed to eliminate the costs and confusion caused by different international standards. Final Action is due in February and will impact every regulated […]