OSHA Clarifies Compliance Dates for HCS 2012 Labeling

Allison Stalker Compliance and Enforcement Leave a Comment

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 has provided a common and coherent approach to classifying chemicals and communicating hazard information on labels and safety data sheets. Earlier …

Globally Harmonized System (GHS)

Tom Petersen Environmental Regulations Leave a Comment

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 any ages, from children to elderly, using many different languages and alphabets, belonging to various social conditions, are daily confronted …