Introduction

Globally Harmonized System (GHS) Training Online

Globally Harmonized System (GHS) Training Online

The Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS) ensures consistent and uniform communications about chemical hazards. Countries around the world are adopting GHS in order to improve worker safety and eliminate barriers to trade.

COURSE DURATION: 30 mins
CERTIFICATE VALIDITY: 3 years
DEVICE COMPATIBILITY: Desktop, Laptop, Tablet/iPad, Phone

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Overview

The Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS) ensures consistent and uniform communications about chemical hazards. Countries around the world are adopting GHS in order to improve worker safety and eliminate barriers to trade.

Who Needs Globally Harmonized System (GHS) Training?

All workers and supervisors

Course Outline

About the Global Harmonization System (GHS)

  • Background
  • Purpose
  • Benefits
  • Relation to HazCom/WHMIS

Hazard Classification

  • Physical hazards
  • Health hazards
  • Environmental hazards

Labels

  • Product identifier
  • Pictograms
  • Signal words
  • Hazard statements
  • Precautionary statements
  • Contact information

Safety Data Sheets

  • Standardized sections and order
  • Description of sections

Employee Training

  • Initially and when new chemical introduced
  • Pictograms
  • Labeling system
  • SDS format
  • Location of program, list of chemicals, SDS
  • Hazards
  • Protection
  • Emergency procedures
  • Site-specific information

Written Program

  • List of hazardous chemicals
  • Non-routine tasks
  • Other contractors’ responsibilities
  • Site-specific implementation
  • Available on request

Implementation/Effective Dates

  • For US and Canada