HazCom And The Global Harmonizing System Employee Training
Concise Length 14 min
OSHA's Hazard Communication Standard is aligns with international standards with the implementation of the Global Harmonizing System. Implementing the Global Harmonizing System, or GHS, helps ensure improved quality and consistency in the classification and labeling of all chemicals, which in turn improves an employee's ability to quickly understand critical safety information.
This program is designed to help employees understand the three key elements of the GHS: Hazard Classification, container labeling and Safety Data Sheets. Topics include:
- The written Hazard Communication plan
- Physical and health hazard classes
- Pictograms, signal words, and other information found on GHS container labels
- The 16 sections of a Safety Data Sheet