Globally Harmonized System (GHS) FAQ
This PDF course contains selections from the Hazard Communication Standard Frequently Asked Questions page concerning GHS implementation as required by OSHA. GHS will affect over 5 million workplaces and 40 million employees in the United States.
Free GHS FAQ
OSHA is requiring that employees are trained on the new label elements (i.e., pictograms,hazard statements, precautionary statements,and signal words) and SDS format by December 1, 2013, while full compliance with the final rule will begin in 2015. It is important to ensure that when employees begin to see the new labels and SDSs in their workplaces, they will be familiar with them, understand how to use them, and access the information effectively.
For more information: http://www.osha.gov/dsg/hazcom/.