- Under the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OSH Act), employers that use hazardous chemicals in their workplaces must follow specific standards for classifying and labeling and for communicating the hazards of the chemicals to employees. In 2012, the Occupational Safety … continue reading >
- In 2003, the United Nations (UN) adopted the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS). It includes criteria classifying health, physical and environmental hazards. It also specifies what information should be included on labels of chemicals, as … continue reading >
- When working with chemicals, you must be familiar with a material’s properties so you can take the proper safety precautions. This is accomplished by using Safety Data Sheets (SDSs). Your First Stop: The SDS SDSs protect you from hazardous materials … continue reading >
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