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Course Overview

This two-day course is designed to provide experienced hazard communication professionals with information on the newly developed Globally Harmonized System.

Students attending this course will receive a copy of the fifth revised edition of the “Purple Book”.

The following aspects of GHS will be covered:

  • Development history
  • Harmonized classification criteria
  • Requirements for the harmonized documents of hazard communication i.e., labeling and SDSs
  • Status of GHS implementation around the world

 

Regulatory Coverage

This course covers the history of the Global Harmonized System and its resultant harmonized classification criteria and labeling and SDS requirements.

 

Course Agenda

Day 1

  • Introduction
    • Challenges
    • Focus
    • History
  • Globally Harmonized System
    • Classification Criteria
      • Physical
      • Health
      • Environment
    • Substance Workshop

Day 2

  • Preparations / Mixtures
    • Preparations / Mixtures Workshop
  • Hazard Communication
    • Labelling
    • Safety Data Sheets
  • Dangerous Goods Implementation
  • Conclusion
    • Status of GHS Implementation Around the World
    • Implementation Strategies

Prerequisites

This course is designed for people who have a working knowledge OSHA’s Hazard Communication Standard or people who have completed ChemADVISOR’s US Hazard Communication Essentials or all three of the following: The Americas and Africa - SDS and Labelling, European Union - SDS and Labelling Essentials, Asia-Pacific - SDS and Labelling Essentials.

 

Course Certification

This course is worth 2.17 Industrial Hygiene CM Points

  • 2009 (Approval #: 09-623)
  • 2010 (Approval #: 10-448)
  • 2011 (Approval #: 10-448)

Upcoming Course Dates

Event DatesLocation *Event Registration
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Aug 19, 2014 - Aug 20, 2014Pittsburgh, PARegistration
Oct 21, 2014 - Oct 22, 2014Pittsburgh, PARegistration
Jan 21, 2015 - Jan 22, 2015Pittsburgh, PARegistration
Feb 17, 2015 - Feb 18, 2015Houston, TXRegistration
May 04, 2015 - May 05, 2015Pittsburgh, PARegistration
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  • All full day courses run from 8:30 am – 4:30pm. Half day courses will run from 8:30 am – noon.
  • All slides, handouts and manuals are included in the course price where applicable.
  • Lunch during full day courses is included.
  • All travel expenses to and from the ChemADVISOR facilities, including hotel expenses, are not included in the course price.
  • Payment is due in advance of the scheduled course date.
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    • Phone: +1-412-847-2000 or 800-466-3750 (United States)

 

Refund/Cancellation policy:
14 days prior to start of course - Full refund
7 days prior to start of course - 50% refund
Less than 7 days - no refund
ChemADVISOR reserves the right to reschedule training up to two weeks prior to the scheduled course start date.