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OSHA Alliance Program Hazard Communication/GHS Roundtable. July 18, 2012 Darlene Susa-Anderson Vice President, SCHC . SCHC - History. S ociety for C hemical H azard C ommunication (SCHC) Initially incorporated in 1982 as the A merican C onference for C hemical L abeling (ACCL) - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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<p>OSHA Roundtable</p> <p>OSHA Alliance ProgramHazard Communication/GHS RoundtableJuly 18, 2012Darlene Susa-Anderson Vice President, SCHC </p> <p>1</p> <p>Society for Chemical Hazard Communication (SCHC)Initially incorporated in 1982 as the American Conference for Chemical Labeling (ACCL)Grew out of the need for a forum to discuss ideas related to chemical labeling after the Chemical Manufacturers Association (CMA) discontinued the Labeling and Precautionary Information Committee (LAPI)Labeling issues expanded over the years to hazard communication issues which triggered a name change in 1992 to SCHC</p> <p>2SCHC - HistoryPromote the improvement of hazard communication for chemicals;Educate SCHC members on hazard communication issues;Provide a forum for exchange of ideas and experiences;Enhance the awareness of members and the general public of new developments in hazard communication; andProvide guidance or technical expertise to a private group, legislative body or government entityMission of SCHC3Non-profit organizationProfessional organization made up of individuals as members (no company memberships)Operates primarily via volunteer effort</p> <p>4SCHC Key Points500+ professionals who represent industrial, consumer and specialty chemical companies, pharmaceutical firms, manufacturers, distributors and importers, government agencies, universities and consultantsMembers are located primarily in the northeast but ~5% of the members are located in the EU and Canada</p> <p>Who We Are5Signed: October 22, 2003Renewed: 2005, 2008 and March 1, 2012Through the Alliance, the organizations will:Provide information, guidance, and access to training resources that will help them protect the health and safety of workersContinue to address hazard communication hazards and issues related to increasing awareness of the Global Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS)OSHA-SCHC Alliance6Raise awareness of OSHA's rulemaking and enforcement initiatives:To share information on OSHA's National Emphasis Programs, Regulatory Agenda, and opportunities to participate in the rulemaking process. To convene or participate in forums, roundtable discussions, or stakeholder meetings on hazard communication in order to help forge innovative solutions in the workplace or to provide input on safety and health issues. OSHA-SCHC Alliance: Goals7Outreach and communication:To develop information on the recognition and prevention of workplace hazards, and to develop ways of communicating such information (e.g., print and electronic media, electronic assistance tools, and OSHA's and the SCHC's Web sites) to employers and workers in the industry. To speak, exhibit, or appear at OSHA's or SCHC's conferences, local meetings, or other events. To share information among OSHA personnel and industry safety and health professionals regarding SCHC's good practices or effective approaches through training programs, workshops, seminars, and lectures (or any other applicable forum) developed by the participants. </p> <p>OSHA-SCHC Alliance: Goals8CommitteesSemi-annual ConferencesProfessional DevelopmentCoursesWebinarsWebsite ResourcesSCHC Resources9ArrangementsExhibitHazCom ResourcesMembershipNominationOutreach and CommunicationPoster SessionProfessional DevelopmentProgramSCHC-OSHA AllianceWebsiteCommittees10Purpose: Manage Hazard Communication Management Products DisplayFeatures vendors of products that aid in the creation and maintenance of information for hazard communicationHeld during Fall meetings onlyExhibit Committee 11Purpose: Identify hazard communication resource materials and sources of information for the development of material safety data sheets, hazard labels and other related documents. Monitor activities in this area and communicate this information to the membershipTools:Hazard Communication Translation ResourcesPublished Research on ComprehensibilityGHS Symbol LibraryHazard Communication References (revised)Hazard Communication LinksHazCom Resources Committee12Purpose: Identify and discuss issues related to professional developmentPresent professional development courses in conjunction with Spring and Fall meetingsHost relevant webinars and other online training opportunities, i.e., distance learningProfessional Development Committee13Purpose: Coordinate the agenda and speakers for the Spring and Fall meetingsMix of topics relevant to hazard communication including emerging issues such as nanotechnologyNational and international subjectsKnowledgeable experienced speakers from government and industryProgram Committee14Purpose: Administer all aspects of Alliance committee including the development of hazard communication training and other tools that will be developed for use by OSHA and SCHC in improving hazard communicationGHS Fact SheetsInitially developed for GHS awareness raising until Final Rule passedCompleted Fact Sheets are under review to review consistency and reflect HazCom 2012SCHC-OSHA Alliance Committee15Info Sheet #1: PictogramsInfo Sheet #2: Flammable and Combustible LiquidsInfo Sheet #3: What is the GHS?Info Sheet #4: Labeling OSHA versus GHSInfo Sheet #5: Eye Damage/Eye IrritationInfo Sheet #6: Germ Cell MutagenicityInfo Sheet #7: CarcinogenicityNOTE: Spanish translations of the GHS Fact Sheets were provided by SCHC and vetted by OSHAGHS Fact Sheets (Final)16Aspiration HazardCorrosivityGases Under PressureReproductive Toxicity</p> <p>GHS Fact Sheets (in Progress)17Outreach and communication:To develop information on the recognition and prevention of workplace hazards, and to develop ways of communicating such information (e.g., print and electronic media, electronic assistance tools, and OSHA's and the SCHC's Web sites) to employers and workers in the industry. To speak, exhibit, or appear at OSHA's or SCHC's conferences, local meetings, or other events. To share information among OSHA personnel and industry safety and health professionals regarding SCHC's good practices or effective approaches through training programs, workshops, seminars, and lectures (or any other applicable forum) developed by the participants. </p> <p>OSHA-SCHC Alliance: Goals18CommitteesSemi-annual Conferences (total 5 days)Plenary Session Information and updatesNetworking opportunities Professional Development Professional DevelopmentCoursesWebinarsWebsite ResourcesSCHC Resources19Plenary Session: September 20-21, 2012Professional Development Courses: September 19, 2012September 21-23, 2012Crystal Gateway Marriott - Arlington, VA</p> <p>Fall 2012 Semi-Annual Conference20CommitteesSemi-annual ConferencesProfessional DevelopmentCoursesWebinarsWebsite ResourcesSCHC Resources21Basic and Applied Science CoursesEcotoxicology for Hazard CommunicationHazard Determination and Risk AssessmentIndustrial Hygiene and Safety for Hazard CommunicationScience for the Hazard CommunicatorToxicology for Hazard Communication</p> <p>Professional Development - Courses22Regulatory and Industry Standards CoursesCanadian and Mexican Hazard Communication (scheduled for Fall 2012)Globally Harmonized System for Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (scheduled for Fall 2012)Hazard Communication for Asia, the Pacific Rim and Latin America (scheduled for Fall 2012)</p> <p>Professional Development - Courses23Regulatory and Industrial Standards CoursesGlobal (GHS) Implementation UpdateHazard Communication of the European UnionInternational Chemical Control LawsLabeling for Consumer ProductsMulti-Modal Hazardous Materials/Dangerous Goods Classification CertificationREACH Chemical Safety AssessmentsREACH Understanding and Preparing for Chemical Registration in EuropeRegulatory Requirements for Component DisclosureStandardized Industrial Labeling Systems NFPA 704 and NPCA HMISProfessional Development - Courses24Advanced Topics in EHS CoursesEndocrine Disruptors (scheduled for Fall 2012)Fundamentals of Sustainable Chemistry and Engineering (scheduled for Fall 2012)Neurotoxicity (scheduled for Fall 2012)Reproductive and Development Toxicology (scheduled for Fall 2012)REACH Extended Safety Data Sheets (scheduled for Fall 2012)Toxicology for Hazard Communication (scheduled for Fall 2012)</p> <p>25Professional Development - CoursesAdvanced Topics in EHS CoursesAlternatives in Animal TestingClinical Toxicology First Aid and Notes to PhysicianExposure Control and Personal Protection EquipmentGenotoxicity, Mutagenicity and CarcinogenicityHuman Factors in Hazard Communication for Consumer and Occupational SettingsImmunotoxicologyLife Cycle Assessment</p> <p>Professional Development - Courses26Advanced Topics in EHS CoursesOccupational Exposure LimitsRespiratory ToxicologyRisk Communication and ManagementRole of Human Data in Hazard CommunicationToxicology of the Liver and KidneyToxicology of NanomaterialsToxicology of Testing for Hazard Communication</p> <p>Professional Development - Courses27WorkshopsCalifornia Proposition 65 Labeling WorkshopUS Hazard Communication for Workplace Chemicals</p> <p>Multi-Topic CoursesHazCom 101 Introduction to Chemical Hazard Communication</p> <p>Professional Development - Courses28CommitteesSemi-annual conferencesProfessional DevelopmentCoursesWebinarsWebsite Resources</p> <p>SCHC Resources29Hazard Communication 2012 The Revised Standard and What Changes You Can Expect in the Workplace (scheduled for August 13, 2012)</p> <p>AIHA/SCHC Registry Exam Preparation GHS Mixtures Series Bridging PrinciplesHazCom 101</p> <p>30Upcoming WebinarsAIHA/SCHC Registry Exam PreparationGHS Mixtures Series Aquatic EndpointsOSHAs Adoption of GHSOSHAs Adoption of GHS Practical Implementation</p> <p>312012 WebinarsANSI Combined StandardeSDSGHS Mixtures Series Acute ToxicityGHS Mixtures Series Skin/EyeHazCom 101</p> <p>322010 and 2011 WebinarsCommitteesSemi-annual conferencesProfessional DevelopmentCoursesWebinarsWebsite ResourcesResources33Hazard Communication Current Issues34</p> <p>35SCHC Linked In</p> <p>36SCHC Outreach Speakers Bureau</p> <p>37SCHC HazCom Consultants List</p> <p>SDS and Label Authoring Registry Program38</p> <p>Purpose: Establish a mechanism to ensure the recognition of competent professionals who specialize in authoring safety data sheets and labelsDeveloped in partnership with AIHAQualifications (based on point system with a minimum 20 points needed)SDS/label authoring experience (5-15 points)Continuing education (10 points max)Higher education (8 points max)Certifications (2 points max)www.aiharegistries.org/programs/SDSReg/Pages/default2.aspx</p> <p>Registry39Proficiency evaluation: Demonstrate competency in the skills and knowledge defined by the programs Body of Knowledge (BOK) through a test plus practical (total 4 hour exam)Official designation after passing the exam: Registered Specialist: SDS and Label AuthorValid for five years</p> <p>40RegistryWebsite: www.schc.orgEmail address: schc-admin@schc.org Telephone: 703-658-9246Fax: 703-658-9247Mailing address:PO Box 1392Annandale, VA 22003-9392Contact Information41</p>

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