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  • Fly with WASPS to REACH GHS

    REACH is in force now and GHS (the Globally Harmonised System for the Classification and Labelling of Chemicals) is expected this year, WASPS will be ready…. Will you??As you will know the Registration, Evaluation and Authorisation of Chemicals Regulation (REACH) is in force. This requires all manufacturers and suppliers who deal with chemicals to share all important safety information with their ...


    By Environmental Science Ltd

  • OSHA GHS Webinar Invitation

    Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C) and The Acta Group, L.L.C. will hold a complimentary webinar on the Occupational Safety and Health Administration's (OSHA) final rule revising the OSHA Hazard Communication Standard (HCS) issued on March 26, 2012. The final rule aligns the HCS with the United Nations' Globally Harmonized System for Chemical Classification and Labeling (GHS). OSHA estimates ...


    By Acta Group

  • OSHA GHS Webinar Invitation

    April 18, 2012 1:30 – 3:30 p.m. (EDT) Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C) and The Acta Group, L.L.C. will hold a complimentary webinar on the Occupational Safety and Health Administration's (OSHA) final rule revising the OSHA Hazard Communication Standard (HCS) issued on March 26, 2012. The final rule aligns the HCS with the United Nations' Globally Harmonized System for ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • 3E company extends global vendor MSDS management solution for SAP® EHSM with access to GHS classification and labeling data

    3E Company, a leading provider of environmental health and safety (EH&S) compliance and information management services, today announced new capabilities for its Ariel Data Manager™ (ADM)-VMSDS data management solution.  The new functionality facilitates compliance with the classification and labeling requirements mandated by the United Nations’ (UN) Globally Harmonized ...


    By 3E Company

  • Korea publishes list of potential GHS classifications and plans to issue new material safety data sheet rules

    Korea has taken a major step toward achieving full compliance with the United Nations Globally Harmonized System (GHS) for the classification and labeling of chemicals by identifying 151 substances as "hazardous" for consultation. The Ministry of the Environment (MoE) in Korea also is placing more responsibilities on manufacturers and importers by introducing new rules regarding updating and ...


    By Acta Group

  • Korea Publishes List of Potential GHS Classifications and Plans to Issue New Material Safety Data Sheet Rules

    Korea has taken a major step toward achieving full compliance with the United Nations Globally Harmonized System (GHS) for the classification and labeling of chemicals by identifying 151 substances as "hazardous" for consultation. The Ministry of the Environment (MoE) in Korea also is placing more responsibilities on manufacturers and importers by introducing new rules regarding updating and ...


    By Acta Group

  • Korea Publishes List of Potential GHS Classifications and Plans to Issue New Material Safety Data Sheet Rules

    Korea has taken a major step toward achieving full compliance with the United Nations Globally Harmonized System (GHS) for the classification and labeling of chemicals by identifying 151 substances as "hazardous" for consultation. The Ministry of the Environment (MoE) in Korea also is placing more responsibilities on manufacturers and importers by introducing new rules regarding updating and ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Lots of GHS progress happening this year

    The 20th meeting of the UNECE Sub-Committee of Experts on the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals, also known as GHS, will take place Dec. 7-9, 2010, in Geneva. While a detailed agenda has not yet been completed, the preliminary agenda indicates a U.S. expert may present an analysis requested by the sub-committee in mid-2009 of practices and regulations in ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

  • Ready for GHS – TechniData CLEO provides the EU’s new GHS content

    On January 20, 2009, the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS) comes into force in the European Union (EC 1272/2008). In order to ensure the industry affected remains competitive, TechniData has expanded its content solution TechniData CLEO for SAP EH&S and will offer the necessary content when this directive comes into effect. As a complete package, ...


  • Three GHS public hearings scheduled

    OSHA will hold the first of three "informal public hearings" about its proposed changes in the Hazard Communication Standard to conform it with the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals on March 2 at its headquarters in Washington, D.C., beginning at 9:30 a.m. local time. The two other hearings will start at the same times March 31 in Pittsburgh and April 13 in ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

  • New infographic digs into goal of GHS

    With over 43 million people in the US currently working in environments that could expose them to hazardous chemicals, it is critical to put in place systems that will protect and prevent these workers from harm. In an effort to reduce worker confusion, simplify international trade and reduce the costs associated with Government enforcement, The Globally Harmonized System of Classification and ...


    By Intelex Technologies Inc.

  • Industry Leader Ready to Transition to GHS

    Nashville, TN – talk of the forthcoming Globally Harmonized System (GHS) of hazard communication filled the corridors at the recent AIH Conference and Expo in Philadelphia. In an effort to educate and take the pulse of key industry leaders, SiteHawk (the leader in web-based MSDS and chemical information management) hosted a user forum to discuss the upcoming regulatory changes. The general ...


    By SiteHawk

  • GHS regulation in the European Union officially adopted

    On September 3, 2008, the European Union’s (EU) Parliament adopted legislative reports (the “compromise package”) concerning the EU proposal for a Regulation on classification, labelling and packaging (CLP) of substances and mixtures, in their first reading agreement. The next step in the EU legislative process, was final adoption by the European Council of the new CLP regulation. The new CLP ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

  • 3E Company executes solutions strategy for GHS support

    3E Company®, the leading provider of environmental health and safety (EH&S) compliance and information management services, has reported on the fulfillment of its GHS solutions strategy. As the Globally Harmonized System (GHS) of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals is adopted in countries and regions around the globe, 3E Company has expanded its broad suite of innovative products and ...


    By 3E Company

  • Webinar - NAFTA Members’ GHS Programs: A Comparative Analysis

    While the United Nations' (UN) Globally Harmonized System for Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS) model provides a backbone for hazard communications, it is only a tool for other nations to utilize, adopt, and amend as appropriate for their country-specific needs. There are substantial differences among the approaches taken by Canada, ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Advice to Ease GHS Training Compliance Offered by AVT

    According to Dr. David Mudarri, former EPA Senior Scientist, Indoor Air Quality, the heightened awareness of chemical safety issues urged by OSHA and the UN’s Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS) should prompt a look at alternatives to toxic cleaning, sanitizing and disinfecting methods and related training burdens, and this should include evaluating ...


  • EHS Professionals Vote on GHS Transition Challenges

    Nashville, TN - SiteHawk (the leader in web-based MSDS and chemical information management) conducted a survey at two recent national health and safety ...


    By SiteHawk

  • Enhesa Launches Worldwide GHS Tracking Service

    Washington, DC  Responding to the requests from its multinational clients, Enhesa has expanded its global regulatory monitoring services to include a GHS (Globally Harmonized System for Classification of Labeling of Chemicals) focused offering. GHS was conceived to create one system for categorising and labelling chemicals – globally. As countries actively begin to adopt and implement GHS the ...

  • Canada GHS – WHMIS Implementation Dates Delayed

    WHMIS implementation dates have been officially  delayed.  As per Health Canada, “Manufacturers and importers now have until June 1, 2018 to comply with the HPR. The deadline of June 1, 2017 has been delayed by one year to June 1, 2018.” ...


    By UL The WERCS

  • Canada Publishes UPDATED WHMIS to conform with GHS

    The Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS), Canada’s national hazard communication standard, is changing to incorporate the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS) – an internationally recognized standard for hazard classification and communication.  On February 11, 2015, the Government of Canada published the ...


    By MSDS Writer, L.L.C

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