GHS Essentials

COURSE OVERVIEW  I  GHS Essentials (Classification, SDS and Labelling)

This two-day course is designed to provide experienced hazard communication professionals with information on the Globally Harmonized System. Students attending this course will receive a copy of the sixth 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

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

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 qualifies for recertification points for both ABIH and CHMMs. Contact the training coordinator at training@chemadvisor.com for more information.

Training courses are primarily at our Pittsburgh, PA training facility and a few other locations around the US and EU. Some of our courses are online, as are an evolving list of webinars. Any of our courses can be also be scheduled privately for your company.

UPCOMING COURSE DATES

Event DatesLocationSeats AvailableEvent Registration
May 17, 2017 - May 18, 2017Pittsburgh, PAClosedRegistration Closed
Sep 6, 2017 - Sep 7, 2017Pittsburgh, PAOpenRegistration
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