Tag: GHS

Materials Handling Training Throughout the Facility

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…

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GHS Infographic: What is GHS in Hazard Communication?

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 employment,…

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GHS SDS Conversion Infographic: What’s The Best Way To Get It Done

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. The…

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Lack of maintenance, poor communication fouled water for 300,000

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…

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HAZCOM (GHS) Pictogram Labels – Free Stock Photo

ATTRIBUTION REQUIRED: This image is free to use for all purposes including commercial use but you must provide a link back to atlantictraining.com as the source of the image. Learn more. Image Description: Descending GHS labels displaying proper HAZCOM as described OSHA new standards.     Share this Image On Your Site Please include attribution to www.atlantictraining.com/blog…

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HAZCOM (GHS) Label Chart – Free Stock Photo

ATTRIBUTION REQUIRED: This image is free to use for all purposes including commercial use but you must provide a link back to atlantictraining.com as the source of the image. Learn more. Image Description: The GHS labels in chart form containing HazMat and displaying proper hazard communication.     Share this Image On Your Site Please include attribution…

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NIOSH Releases Mobile App for Chemical Hazards Guide

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…

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Globally Harmonized System (GHS) Training Powerpoints

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,…

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7 Steps to Transition Your Company to Using Safer Chemicals

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…

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June 1 Marks Deadline For OSHA GHS and HAZCOM Safety Updates

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…

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