Understanding Chemical Labels Under GHS


By December 1, 2013, employers must train their employees how to read and interpret the new safety data sheets (SDSs). Many employers will go through a phase-in period where both MSDSs and SDSs will be present in the workplace. This situation is acceptable to OSHA, and employers will not be required to maintain two sets of MSDSs and SDSs for compliance purposes. During the training phase-in period, employers are allowed choose to comply with the HazCom standard for MSDSs; the revised HazCom standard for SDSs; or both. Chemical labeling is the first step in the process of using chemicals safely. Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) chemical labeling requirements are part of its Hazard Communication Standard (HazCom), which is designed to ensure that you can identify and understand hazardous chemical substances in the workplace. HazCom, including chemical labeling, has been aligned with the Globally Harmonized System for Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS). This training session focuses on the GHS chemical labels.

Duration: 17 Min


Please purchase the desired number of credits, and a member of our team will reach out to you within one business day to get the necessary info to deliver invites via email. 1 credit is needed per person taking the seminar.