Presentation on theme: "APMA SAFETY TRAINING OSHA HAZARDOUS COMMUNICATION STANDARD."— Presentation transcript:
APMA SAFETY TRAINING OSHA HAZARDOUS COMMUNICATION STANDARD
BACKGROUND/WHY ARE WE TALKING ABOUT THIS??? -1983 – OSHA Adopted Hazardous Communication Standard -AKA Employee Right to Know -No specific label format -2012 – OSHA Revised Standard -Requires container labels in specific format with standardized hazard classification system -GHS labeling requirements– Globally Harmonized System -Requires Safety Data Sheets to contain a 16 section format -Requires employee training
1.Identify the product or chemical 2.“Signal” Word (ie, danger or warning) 3.Hazard Statement 4.Precautionary Statements 1.How to prevent exposure 2.First Aid procedures 3.Spill response 4.Disposal of chemical 5.Supplier Information 6.Supplemental Info 7.Pictograms “GHS” LABELING REQUIREMENTS
PICTOGRAMS AND HAZARDS ON LABELS AND SDS’S Health Hazard Environment Exclamation Mark Exploding Bomb Skull and Crossbones Corrosion Gas Cylinder Flame Over Circle Flame
SAFETY DATA SHEET REQUIREMENTS Section 1Identification Section 2Hazards(s) Identification Section 3Composition/information on ingredients Section 4First Aid measures Section 5Fire-fighting measures Section 6Accident release measures Section 7Handling and storage Section 8Exposure controls/personal protection Section 9Physical and chemical properties Section 10Stability and reactivity Section 11Toxicological information Section 12Ecological information Section 13Disposal Considerations Section 14Transport information Section 15Regulatory information Section 16Other information, including the date of preparation or last revision Sections 12-15 must be consistent with GHS
EMPLOYER REQUIREMENTS -Update in house labeling systems to incorporate newly-required information -Train employees (by DECEMBER 1, 2013 so STAT) on new labeling system -OSHA Tutorial on youtube.com or oshatraining.com -Use GHS compliant labels by June 1, 2015 -Update written HazCom programs by June 1, 2016
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