CAI's “OSHA Hazard Communication Standard Updates” course, which is open to both members and nonmembers, will help attendees prepare for the upcoming changes in the United Nations' Globally Harmonized System (GHS) of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals.
What does HCS stand for?
HCS stands for Hazard Communication Standard
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Samples in periodicals archive:
Michelle Sullivan, a globally recognized specialist in GHS implementation, addressed sweeping revisions to OSHA's Hazard Communication Standard.
29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Safety consulting firm Environmental Resource Center is offering training seminars and webcasts to help businesses and their workers understand and comply with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration's (OSHA's) newly revised Hazard Communication Standard (HCS).
The document addresses the combustible dust hazards in relation to the Hazard Communication Standard, which is designed to ensure that chemical hazards, including wood dust, are evaluated and the potential risks are transmitted to employers and workers.
1200(g)(8) of the Hazard Communication Standard reads: The employer shall maintain in the workplace copies of the required material safety data sheets for each hazardous chemical and shall ensure that they are readily accessible during each work shift to employees when they are in their work area(s).
Almost since the Hazard Communication Standard (HCS) came into effect in 1987, employers and employees have complained about the inconsistent information provided on container labels and material safety data sheets (MSDSs).
The Occupational Health and Safety Administration's (OSHA) Hazard Communication Standard established the right-to-know about potential hazards, including health threats posed by chemicals in the workplaces in 1983.
htm Hazard Communication Initiative WHO: Occupational Safely and Health Administration WHAT: The recently announced Hazard Communication Initiative will aid compliance with the agency's Hazard Communication Standard through education on preparing material safety data sheets, developing employee safety programs, and translating published guidance into useful hazard communication materials.