The new format of the safety data sheet will be presented, as well as the principles guiding global harmonization. New training requirements and format will be discussed, and the timeline for implementation of the new standard in each business sector will be presented.
Why should you attend: This change in the Hazard Communication Standard represents a significant change in the way that employers and employees deal with and understand the hazards of chemicals that are used and that they encounter in the workplace. The changes include the elimination of some terminology, the introduction of new terminology, a significant change in the actual requirements for communication of hazards, and a changer in the well known material safety data sheet.
Areas Covered in the Session:
Terms and Definitions
Safety Data Sheet Format
Timeline for Implementation
Who Will Benefit:
Dr. Kenneth S. Weinberg, Ph.D. is an independent consultant in environmental health and safety. Dr. Weinberg has consulted for several companies in the areas of OSHA Injury and Illness reporting, as well as auditing for OSHA inspections.