November 26, 2013
What is the new Globally Harmonized System (GHS) that’s changing OSHA’s Hazcom Standard?
Recently, the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) revised the Hazard Communication Standards (Hazcom) to conform with The Globally Harmonized System which is put forth by the United Nations (UN). What is the Globally Harmonized System? The GHS is an international policy approach to hazard communication, providing agreed upon criteria for classification of chemical hazards.