In 2013, United States transitioned to a new globally recognized system for labeling of hazardous chemicals. All employers with hazardous chemicals in the workplace must conduct new training for workers on the new label elements and safety data sheets format. The goal of training is to ensure that all employees understand and recognize the new labeling system.
Utilize the resources below to prepare your plant to meet the new requirements.
- The Globally Harmonized System (GHS) for Hazard Classification and Labeling (PPT)
- OSHA Guide to GHS
- OSHA Hazard Communication Website
- OSHA Fact Sheet
- OSHA Brief on Pictogram Labels
- OSHA Hazard Communication Standard: Safety Data Sheets