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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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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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