Programme

  1. Part 1: Understanding Osha's HazCom 2012 and the classification of substances

    Overview to the U.S. Hazard Communication Standard (HCS) 

    • Background and Scope of the Hazard Communication Standard
    • Background and Scope of the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals Classification
    • Detail the four major changes to the Hazard Communication Standard
      • Classification
      • Labels
      • Safety Data Sheets
      • Training

    HCS Classification for Single Substances

    • Classification Overview
    • Building block approach
    • Comparison between U.S. HCS and GHS Principles:
      • Differences
        • Acute toxicity
        • Skin irritation/corrosion
        • Eye irritation/corrosion
        • Carcinogenicity
        • Aspiration hazard
      • Similarities 
        • Skin and respiratory sensitization
        • Genotoxicity
        • Reproductive and developmental toxicity
        • Specific Target Organ Toxicity
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