Hazard statements form a critical part of the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS). These hazard statements, along with other key information required for labels (pictograms, precautionary statements, signal word, etc) are important components of the new OSHA/GHS labeling system, which came into effect today, June 1st, 2016. These standardized…… Continue reading GHS Hazard Statements
In this blog post I will explain each of the 8 new HazCom pictograms, their meanings and why they are now required. In June of last year, the OSHA HCS started to require pictograms on chemical hazard labels. These pictograms are meant to easily alert users to the potential dangers they may be exposed to…… Continue reading Why do we need OSHA pictograms?