Tag: GHS

Top 10: Environmental Daily Advisor Year in Review

Happy Holidays from the Environmental Daily Advisor staff–Kelly, Rafael, Denise, Allison, and Amanda. 10 Steps to Get Rolling on a Recycling Program for Universal Waste Lamps “If your facility resolves to be more green this New Year, a good place to start is a recycling program for your mercury-containing light bulbs. Here are 10 essential […]

Top 10 Articles from Environmental Daily Advisor

EPA Inspection Cheat SheetIt’s a great time to take a look at your facility’s environmental compliance standing. Could you be up for an inspection from EPA this year? If so, you can cheat a little—legally—by being prepared and knowing what to expect. 10 Steps to Get Rolling on a Recycling Program for Universal Waste Lamps […]

GHS Basics – What You Need to Know

In this Environmental Daily Advisor video, Kelly Lagana talks with Dave Galt about the new GHS (Globally Harmonized System for Classification and Labeling of Chemicals) standard. Dave Galt is legal editor for BLR’s safety compliance products.

Changes to Hazard Communication Standard in 2012

The GHS amendments will: Modify the criteria for classifying chemical hazards. Standardize signal words, pictograms, hazard statements, and precautionary statements for chemical labeling. Prescribe a specified format for material safety data sheets (MSDS) and call them “safety data sheets,” or SDSs Revise the requirements for employee training on chemical labels and safety data sheets to […]