GHS

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Globally Harmonized System of Hazard Communication

17 02, 2017

GHS in the US and Canada: What are the Differences?

By |February 17th, 2017|GHS, GHS Regulations, OSHA, WHMIS 2015|2 Comments

Canada and the US share the world’s longest border, and are each others largest trading partners. The countries share a language and a common law. In recent years, both countries have implemented GHS standards. Despite [...]

25 08, 2016

EPCRA Revised to Match GHS

By |August 25th, 2016|Chemical Management, EPA, GHS|0 Comments

By Spapa003 (Own work) [CC BY-SA 4.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0)], via Wikimedia Commons Last month, the EPA issued several revisions to the Emergency Planning and Community Right to Know Act (EPCRA). The revisions are meant to bring [...]

15 08, 2016

Keeping Up With GHS Training Standards

By |August 15th, 2016|GHS, Safety, Safety Training|0 Comments

With the final GHS compliance deadline nearly two months old, OSHA expects every company to be in perfect compliance with the new standard. With the recent civil fines hike, non-compliance will be more costly than [...]

2 08, 2016

What should your HazCom priorities be going forward?

By |August 2nd, 2016|EPA, GHS, HazCom, OSHA, Safety Training|0 Comments

The final GHS deadline was back in June, but that doesn’t mean employers can ignore HazCom from now on. On the contrary, it’s just as important as ever for companies to keep their HazCom Management [...]

13 07, 2016

Guidelines for Electronic SDS Management

By |July 13th, 2016|GHS, HazCom, SDS software|0 Comments

Since at least 1989, OSHA has allowed employers to use electronic SDS management systems to fulfill their HazCom obligations. This is great, since electronic systems are generally a lot more convenient and intuitive than a [...]