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Hazard Communication Standard Training Deadline

In March of 2012, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) finalized the revised version of the Hazard Communication Standard (HCS).  The HCS is now aligned with the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS).  This will … Continue reading

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OSHA to Adopt New Hazardous Chemical Classification System

OSHA announced that by August of this year it will finalize a rule adopting the globally harmonized system (GHS) for the classification and labeling of hazardous chemicals.  As a result workers and employers will be required to learn a new … Continue reading

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Globally Harmonized System (GHS)

By Bernard D. Silverstein, CIH – an EES Associate (for Bernard’s bio click here) Chemicals, through the different steps from their production to their handling, transport and use, are a potential danger for human health and the environment. People of … Continue reading

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