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OSHA's New HazCom Rule: Complying with the New Standard

Summary

Webinar Recording

Recording Price: $199.00

(Includes Proprietary Materials)

OSHA has updated Hazard Communication Standard by adopting the Global Harmonized System (GHS) of Classification and Labeling of chemicals. As of December 1st, employers are now expected to comply with the training requirements of the new standard or they can be cited and fined. In this 60-minute webinar you and your team will learn:

  • Clear explanations of the new Hazard Communication Standard (HCS)
  • What the Global Harmonized System (GHS) is and who it impacts
  • Important changes to the MSDS format and training requirements
  • Tips for keeping your HazCom program compliant with the new standard

Program Highlights

  • New HazCom Rule: What Employers Need to Know

    • New labeling requirements and standardization of substances
    • Changes to the format of Safety Data Sheets (SDS)
    • Employee and contractor training requirements
  • Complying with the Hazard Communication Standard

    • How to read the new label and Safety Data Sheet
    • Understanding new formats, pictograms & signal words
    • What you can do to keep your HCS program up to date
  • Understanding the Global Harmonized Standard (GHS)

    • Why the US has adopted the GHS
    • Key areas impacted by GHS
    • What changes mean to employers today
  • Live Question & Answer Session - Have your specific HCS questions answered!

About The Speaker

Adele L. Abrams, Esq., CSMP is nationally recognized as a leading authority on occupational safety and health legal issues. She is an attorney who represents employers in OSHA litigation nationwide and is also a Certified Mine Safety Professional.

  • Ms. Abrams is a frequent author on safety, health and legal compliance issues, including writing columns in "Aggregates Manager" and "Pallet Central" magazines, articles in "Professional Safety" and "Compliance," writing for ASSE publications and co-authoring several books including the widely reviewed "Construction Safety Management and Engineering".
  • Ms. Abrams is a regular presenter at prestigious safety conferences like the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE), where she specializes in providing real-world solutions to real-world problems.

Program Benefits

The Hazard Communication Standard is OSHA's most cited standard, and now OSHA has implemented rule changes. This 60-minute program will give safety managers a clear understanding of the new standard, and specific examples of MSDS and labeling requirements.