What is the Purpose of Material Safety Data Sheets

This 3 minutes safety training video covers: What are the information included in MSDS, why material safety data sheet is important in the workplace, what is the use of MSDS, what is the major part of globally harmonized system, who is responsible for creating material safety data sheets.

Video Transcript

What’s new about the GHS safety data sheet first of, the name prior to the GHS, OSHA typically called this document the material safety data sheets or MSDS, you’ll now see it referred to as the safety data sheet or SDS but literally without the M on front. The document serve the same purpose, it is a chemical fact sheet. Safety data sheet go into much greater detailed about the chemical’s hazards and how to protect yourself. For this reason you should consult to safety data sheet for any hazardous chemicals you work with.