Many chemical products – from washing fluids to industrial glue – can be dangerous if misused. It has, however, long been a legal requirement to place warning labels on packaging to prevent users from mishandling these products and causing injury. Until 2002, there was no universal set of warning labels for chemical products. The Globally…… Continue reading 7 Signs Your GHS Labels Are Not Compliant
In 2012, the OSHA updated its labeling requirements for hazardous substances to bring them into line with international standards agreed upon by the United Nations. The idea was to harmonize all warning labels to improve safety, reduce confusion, and make it easier for dangerous goods to pass from one jurisdiction to another. The Globally Harmonized…… Continue reading What Required Information Must GHS Labels Include?
Most would consider chemicals to be essential to modern living. Even when we can live our day-to-day lives without them, they are undoubtedly important in the field of industry. If you’re a business owner, manager or overseer you know that while chemicals can be an enormous boon to virtually any industry, even the most seemingly…… Continue reading 10 GHS Facts You Need To Know
The UN Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS) refers to a set of standards surrounding the Safety Data Sheets (SDS) as well as labeling of hazardous chemical containers. For companies, universities, governments, and any other entity that use or handle dangerous chemicals in the workplace to adhere to a unified set…… Continue reading Labeling Your Hazardous Chemicals Properly