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Hazard Communication: Introduction to GHS (The Globally Harmonized System)

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Two men working in a lab A man reading a hazard label A man teaching employees about GHS

Hazard Communication: Introduction to GHS (The Globally Harmonized System)

This training video gives the viewer a detailed introduction to the Globally Harmonized System (GHS) for classifying and labeling hazardous chemicals. By showcasing the history and background of the GHS, this training explains the protective measures supported by the OHSA Hazard Communication standard and GHS.

GHS deals with hazardous chemical classifications, and this video provides the viewer specific examples for each health and physical hazard, along with instructions for hazard evaluation. Explaining the process of classifications of the GHS, live-action examples help the viewer understand the system further. This training also explains the GHS data sheet in detail, citing examples as to how it is both different and similar to other available data sheets.

This training shows video examples of labeling (text and pictogram) when it comes to hazardous chemicals, as well as information for safety when dealing with the specific chemicals at hand. The main goal of this training is to give the viewer as many steps as possible to create a safe and functional work environment when dealing with hazardous chemicals.

Video on Demand   This course is in the Video On Demand format, to read about Video On Demand features click here.

  • Install on any SCORM LMS
  • Full-screen video presentation
  • Print certificate and wallet card
  • You have 30 days to complete the course

Anyone working in a close proximity to hazard chemicals, or those who wish to understand further the guidelines provided by the Globally Harmonized System.

The course presents the following topical areas:
  • Introduction
  • What is the GHS?
  • OSHA & the GHS
  • Hazard Classification
  • Safety Data Sheets
  • Labeling (Text Elements)
  • Labeling (Pictograms)
  • Information and Training
  • GHS Phase-in Dates
  • Review

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