Posts Tagged ‘GHS’

GHS Against Fire Codes

June 8th, 2015 Comments off

GHS HAZCOM 2012There is a better in good chance that the Globally Harmonized System (GHS) will impact your business. Current fire and building codes are based on NFPA standards, which – in some cases – differ from GHS regulations. With the start of key implementation deadlines already behind us, businesses must be aware of the differences and key requirements between these two sets of regulations in order to successfully adapt to this change. Read more…

OSHA Adopts GHS Affecting MSDS

August 1st, 2012 Comments off

OSHA has adopted GHS, the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals. On March 20, 2012, OSHA Director Dr. David Michaels announced the revision to the Hazard Communication Standard (HCS), labeled as ‘HazCom 2012’. He explained the intent of the HazCom 2012 is that employees not only have the “Right to Know” what chemical hazards they were exposed to, but also have now the “Right to Understand.” Read more…

Impact Of GHS On Chemical Classification

December 1st, 2010 Comments off

The Globally Harmonized Hazard Communication System (GHS) is in the process of being adopted by the US. Compliance with the new provisions will impact content and format of MSDS’es. Do you understand the changes and how they may impact your business? Read more…