HazCom: SDS and Label Compliance in the Post-GHS Deadline Era [3321]
Date: Thursday, March 8, 2018
Time: 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Location: Greater Columbus Convention Center
Room: A220

   Melissa McCaffrey, Marketing Communications Director, VelocityEHS

Track: Regulatory/Legal
Secondary Track: Safety Management
Session Type: Educational Session
Skill Level: Intermediate

The globally harmonized system (GHS) is in full effect for the millions of companies covered by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) Hazard Communication (HazCom) standard. What exactly does it mean for safety data sheets (SDS) and label compliance? This session clarifies OSHA’s expectations, reviews recent regulatory activity surrounding the standard and provides easy-to-follow best practices for getting and staying compliant.

Learning Objectives:
Describe the most common compliance challenges affecting environmental health and safety professionals when it comes to SDSs and labels, and their impact on overall HazCom program compliance
Recognize the importance of staying on top of HazCom, GHS and related hazardous chemical regulations
Summarize OSHA’s expectations for SDSs, shipped labels and secondary container labels and receive best practices for achieving and maintaining compliance in the post-GHS adoption era

CEU Hours:  
  IACET: 0.1
  CLE: 1
  EPA: 1
  Sanitarian: 1
  BWC Discount Programs: 1

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