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3-hr Virtual Seminar: New Hazard Communication and Global Harmonized System
This training on OSHA regulations will explain the requirements of the new hazard communication standard and globally harmonized system of chemical classification. It will also provide you tools to implement the updated regulation in your organization’s facilities.
Why Should You Attend:
OSHA has had a Hazard Communication regulation in place since 1986. This standard is typically among the top 5 violations cited by OSHA Inspectors when they visit a workplace. In 2012 Congress enacted sweeping changes to the Hazard Communication Standard, including incorporation of the Globally Harmonized system of Chemical classification. This new standard affects all segments of industry, whether they use, manufacture, or distribute chemicals.
This webinar will explain the requirements of the new Hazard Communication Standard and compare the old requirements with the new requirements. Examples of how the new requirements will be implemented, along with a timeline for implementation will be presented. Attendees will be able to explore the requirements of the updated regulation and determine how to best apply it in their business.
Areas Covered in the Webinar:
- Description of Globally Harmonized System
- Advantages of changing to GHS
- Comparison of old and new Hazcom Regulation
- Techniques for hazard communication
- Written Hazard Communication Plan
- Definitions that have been added, deleted, modified in the new Hazcom standard
- Meaning of Hazard Classification and how classifications are determined
- Bridging Principles
- Review of new SDS format
Who will Benefit:
- Chemical Users
- Manufactures and Shippers
- Safety Directors
- HR Personnel
- Personnel Responsible for preparing SDS sheets
Dr. Kenneth S. Weinberg, B.A., M.SC. Ph.D. has over thirty years of experience in health and safety. Dr. Weinberg has been an independent consultant for more than ten of those thirty years. He has also worked as the Director of Safety at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, as well as an Industrial Hygienist for the VA Medical Centers of Brockton and West Roxbury. He has been a speaker at many conferences, has taught college courses in his fields of expertise and has written several books, most notable “The Hospital Safety Director’s Handbook”. He brings with him years of practical experience in dealing with OSHA and regulatory issues.
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