Update of OSHAs Hazard Communication Requirements

Kenneth S. Weinberg

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This course will compare the old and new Hazard Communication Standard Requirements. During the course the impact of the Global Harmonization System on the changes will be discussed and the reason for this will be explained. The course will discuss important new definitions added to the standard, as well as definitions that have been removed or modified. Labeling requirements, the new format of SDSs and training requirements will be demonstrated and fully explained.

Course Objective

  • Explain the differences between the old and new Hazcom Standard and the time line for implementation
  • Show how chemicals are classified in accordance with the technical requirements of the Globally Harmonized System
  • Demonstrate the methods for communicating chemical hazards, including labels, pictograms, and written descriptions
  • Explain the new format of the Safety Data Sheet (SDS)
  • Review the training requirements of the new standard
  • Explain what end users of chemicals must do to comply with the standard

Course Outline

  • Discuss global Harmonization and its relation to Hazard Communication Standard
  • Compare old and new Hazard Communication Standard
  • Discuss Manner in which Hazard communication standard has changed
  • Discuss methods for classification of chemicals under the new standard
  • Demonstrate the new Safety Data sheet and chemical labeling
  • Discuss training requirements under the new standards
  • Discuss requirements of manufacturers, suppliers and end users of chemicals under the new law        

Target Audience

  • Safety Personnel
  • Safety Directors
  • Human Resources Personnel
  • Employees who work with hazardous materials
  • Employers at facilities where hazardous materials are used
  • Safety Trainers

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Speaker: Kenneth S. Weinberg,

Dr. Kenneth S. Weinberg is an independent consultant located just south of Boston, MA. He has worked with a variety of companies regarding OSHA regulatory requirements and compliance with these regulations. He has also worked as the Director of Safety at Mass. General Hospital in Boston. Dr. Weinberg has served as the Administrator of the Health Care division of the American Society of Safety Engineers. He is an experienced lecturer and a published author of several scientific papers in juried research journals, and has written several books related to workplace safety requirements.

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