b'GHSGLOBALLY HARMONIZED SYSTEMFor Classification and Labeling of ChemicalsWhat is GHS?Developed by the United Nations, GHS is a set of guidelines to ensure safe development, production, handling, transport, use, and disposal of hazardousThe Hazard Communication Standard (HCS), 29 CFR chemicals through: Parts 1910, 1915, and 1926, is now aligned with theDefining health, physical, and environmental hazards of chemicals Globally Harmonized System of Classification andCreating classification processes from available data on chemicals for comparison Labeling of Chemicals (GHS). This update to the Hazard with the defined hazard criteria Communicating hazard information and protective measures on labels and SafetyCommunication Standard (HCS) will provide a common Data Sheets (SDSs). and coherent approach to classifying chemicals and Internationally Recognized communicating hazard information on labels and safety data sheets. This update will also help reduce trade While GHS is not a regulation or a standard, 65 countries worldwide have adopted,barriers and result in productivity improvements for or are in the process of adopting, GHS as a system for hazard classification. GHS is an internationally recognized means of identifying and communicating chemicalAmerican businesses that regularly handle, store, and product hazards, and preparing labels and SDSs. use hazardous chemicals while providing cost savings Effective Completion Date for American businesses that periodically update safety data sheets and labels for chemicals covered under the On June 1, 2016 employers had to update alternative workplace labeling, their hazardhazard communication standard.communication program, and provide additional employee training for newly identified physical or health hazards.For further information on the Hazard Communication Standard, go to: http://www.osha.gov/dsg/hazcom/index.html498 signkore.com | 780.406.1888All prices are in Canadian Dollars. Freight/Shipping charges may apply to items not in stock. Prices are subject to change without notice.'