Posts Tagged ‘GHS’

Materials Handling Training Throughout the Facility September 3, 2019 No Comments

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Safely managing hazardous materials isn’t just a series of tasks for the crew at the receiving dock to complete. Recognizing every area where hazardous materials are handled, stored, used, transported and collected is the first step in creating trainings that minimize risk and promote safe work practices throughout the facility.
Just as technicians in a quality […]

GHS Infographic: What is GHS in Hazard Communication? October 20, 2016 No Comments

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This GHS infographic breaks down the changes that can be expected from an MSDS to a GHS transition. Transitioning to a Globally Harmonized System ensures that chemical communication is can be universally recognized using Safety Data Sheets, chemical labels, and pictograms. According to OSHA, Hazard communication is addressed in specific standards for the general industry, shipyard […]

GHS SDS Conversion Infographic: What’s The Best Way To Get It Done No Comments

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With the new adaptation of GHS or a Globally Harmonized System, companies that deal heavily with hazard communication will need to convert. OSHA states that “the SDS includes information such as the properties of each chemical; the physical, health, and environmental health hazards; protective measures; and safety precautions for handling, storing and transporting the chemical. […]

Lack of maintenance, poor communication fouled water for 300,000 October 4, 2016 No Comments

HazCom in Cleaning, Spill Prevention

Improper spill prevention, lack of maintenance: What can go wrong when an aboveground tank used to store harmful chemicals isn’t inspected for 10 years?
Drinking water for 300,000 people can be contaminated, and hundreds end up seeking care for maladies ranging from rashes to nausea.
The U.S. Chemical Safety Board’s (CSB) final report into the Jan. 9, […]

HAZCOM (GHS) Pictogram Labels – Free Stock Photo August 29, 2016 No Comments

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HAZCOM (GHS) Label Chart – Free Stock Photo No Comments

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NIOSH Releases Mobile App for Chemical Hazards Guide July 26, 2016 No Comments

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Washington – NIOSH has created a mobile app to accompany its Pocket Guide on Chemical Hazards.
Containing more than 600 chemical entries and appendices, the app allows users to search by chemical name or synonym, as well as DOT, CAS or RTECS numbers. Information also can be marked as a “favorite” for future reference, according to […]

Globally Harmonized System (GHS) Training Powerpoints July 17, 2016 No Comments

Related GHS Training Courses

GHS Safety Data Sheets

Intro to GHS for Construction

BBP in Industrial Settings

PPE Interactive Training

Lockout Tagout Training

 

GHS by RiskAssess

Date Created:
2016

Number of Slides:
18

Created By:
RiskAssess

This training powerpoint was presented by Phillip Crisp and Eva Crisp. It listed the three classifications of hazards, labelling and safety data sheets with the up to date and more comprehensive […]

7 Steps to Transition Your Company to Using Safer Chemicals May 29, 2016 No Comments

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The modern workforce has become much more cognizant of the immediate and long-term health effects of exposure to dangerous chemicals on the job. However, hazardous materials are still in daily use despite our knowledge of the risks they present to workers. Many of these chemicals can be replaced by safer alternatives that would reduce or […]

June 1 Marks Deadline For OSHA GHS and HAZCOM Safety Updates May 16, 2016 No Comments

GHS HAZMAT Labeling

OSHA, as we know, is always on the move.
Now that it’s HCS or Hazard Communication Standard has aligned itself with the GHS or Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals in the United States [1], there is a June 1 deadline for changes in complaince to take place. For example, if you’re currently […]