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Answer: In the revised Hazard Communication Standard (HCS), OSHA has added pyrophoric gases, simple asphyxiants and combustible dust to the definition of “hazardous chemical”. OSHA has also added definitions to the revised HCS for pyrophoric gases and simple asphyxiants, and … Continue reading

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Dr. Michaels Assistant Secretary of Labor in charge of OSHA video presentation on the key elements of the new Hazard Communication standard.  To better protect workers from hazardous chemicals, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration has … Continue reading

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Answer: Under the current Hazard Communication Standard (HCS), the label preparer must provide the identity of the chemical, and the appropriate hazard warnings. This may be done in a variety of ways, and the method to convey the information is … Continue reading

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by Dwayne Towles On September 12, 2006, OSHA published an Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking in the Federal Register to seek comments on how to implement the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS).  The GHS has … Continue reading

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