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OSHA HAZARD COMMUNICATION 2013. GHS: A WORLDWIDE SYSTEM FOR HAZARD COMMUNICATION. Goals & Objectives. Define what Hazard Communication (HAZCOM) is and its purpose. Explain the Global Harmonized System and how it effects HAZCOM. Review the four major components of HAZCOM. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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  • OSHA HAZARD COMMUNICATION 2013 GHS: A WORLDWIDE SYSTEM FOR HAZARD COMMUNICATION

  • Goals & Objectives

    Define what Hazard Communication (HAZCOM) is and its purpose.

    Explain the Global Harmonized System and how it effects HAZCOM.

    Review the four major components of HAZCOM.

    Learn the new Pictograms & understand Safety Data Sheets

  • Why Hazard Communication and Chemical SafetyChemicals are all around us every day.Chemicals can be:Corrosive.Reactive.Flammable. Explosive.Oxidizing.Inert.

    Overview

    What is Global Harmonized System (GHS)

    Written Program

    Container LabelingSignal WordsHazard StatementPrecautionary StatementIdentificationsPictogramsSample LabelSecondary Labeling

    Safety Data Sheets16 ElementsKey Terms & definitions

    Summary

  • Why Hazard Communication & Chemical SafetyIn many cases, the chemicals you may be dealing with at work are no more dangerous than those you use at home.

    However, in the workplace:Exposure likely more oftenConcentrations likely higherLonger duration of exposure

    Overview

    What is Global Harmonized System (GHS)

    Written Program

    Container LabelingSignal WordsHazard StatementPrecautionary StatementIdentificationsPictogramsSample LabelSecondary Labeling

    Safety Data Sheets16 ElementsKey Terms & definitions

    Summary

  • Purpose of the Hazard Communication Standard

    To inform employees about hazardous chemicals they work with

    Information provided through:Information on Chemical LabelsSafety Data SheetsTraining on Hazard CommunicationWritten HAZCOM Program

    It is your Right to Know

    Overview

    What is Global Harmonized System (GHS)

    Written Program

    Container LabelingSignal WordsHazard StatementPrecautionary StatementIdentificationsPictogramsSample LabelSecondary Labeling

    Safety Data Sheets16 ElementsKey Terms & definitions

    Summary

  • Four Major Parts

    Written HAZCOM Program

    Container Labeling Requirements

    Safety Data Sheets

    Employee Training

    Overview

    What is Global Harmonized System (GHS)

    Written Program

    Container LabelingSignal WordsHazard StatementPrecautionary StatementIdentificationsPictogramsSample LabelSecondary Labeling

    Safety Data Sheets16 ElementsKey Terms & definitions

    Summary

  • Overview

    What is Global Harmonized System (GHS)

    Written Program

    Container LabelingSignal WordsHazard StatementPrecautionary StatementIdentificationsPictogramsSample LabelSecondary Labeling

    Safety Data Sheets16 ElementsKey Terms & definitions

    Summary

  • Global Harmonized System is :

    Standardizing chemical classifying and labeling on a global scale.

    Internationally Comprehensible.

    Provides consistent and simplified communications.

    Improved labeling provides greater hazard awareness.

    Overview

    What is Global Harmonized System (GHS)

    Written Program

    Container LabelingSignal WordsHazard StatementPrecautionary StatementIdentificationsPictogramsSample LabelSecondary Labeling

    Safety Data Sheets16 ElementsKey Terms & definitions

    Summary

  • GHS IMPLEMENTATION DATES

  • Key Elements of Written HAZCOM ProgramChemical inventory list of all chemicals used in the workplace. Updated when new chemicals are obtained.

    Obtaining Safety Data Sheets (SDS) for all chemicals within our inventory.

    Method for ensuring all chemicals are labeled.

    Employee training requirements. A COPY OF THE COMPANY WRITTEN HAZCOM PROGRAM IS AVAILABLE FOR YOU TO REVIEW IN OUR OFFICE

    Overview

    What is Global Harmonized System (GHS)

    Written Program

    Container LabelingSignal WordsHazard StatementPrecautionary StatementIdentificationsPictogramsSample LabelSecondary Labeling

    Safety Data Sheets16 ElementsKey Terms & definitions

    Summary

  • Container LabelingNew labeling system being implemented over next few years

    GHS Compliant

    Pictograms are a key component you must learn

    Overview

    What is Global Harmonized System (GHS)

    Written Program

    Container LabelingSignal WordsHazard StatementPrecautionary StatementIdentificationsPictogramsSample LabelSecondary Labeling

    Safety Data Sheets16 ElementsKey Terms & definitions

    Summary

  • Primary vs. Secondary LabelsPrimary Labels come from manufacturer.

    GHS now mandates how these primary labels must appear.

    Secondary Labels used when roofer places chemical into a smaller secondary container.

    Examples include:gasoline cansspray bottles filled with membrane cleanerbucket full of paintEtc.

    Secondary Labels must provide the same level of information to employees as primary labels. Best practice is to replicate the shipping primary labels.

    Overview

    What is Global Harmonized System (GHS)

    Written Program

    Container LabelingSignal WordsHazard StatementPrecautionary StatementIdentificationsPictogramsSample LabelSecondary Labeling

    Safety Data Sheets16 ElementsKey Terms & definitions

    Summary

  • There are six major primary label elements:Signal WordsHazard StatementsPrecautionary StatementsProduct IdentificationSupplier/Manufacturer IdentificationSymbols called Pictograms

    Internationally Recognized Pictograms

    MAJOR CHANGES IN HAZCOM 2012Primary Container Labeling

    Overview

    What is Global Harmonized System (GHS)

    Written Program

    Container LabelingSignal WordsHazard StatementPrecautionary StatementIdentificationsPictogramsSample LabelSecondary Labeling

    Safety Data Sheets16 ElementsKey Terms & definitions

    Summary

  • Labels: Signal WordUsed to indicate the severity of the hazard and alert employees to the potential hazard.

    Only 2 signal words will appear:DANGER(more severe hazard)WARNING (less severe hazard)

    Not all labels will have a signal word. Some chemicals are not hazardous enough to require that a signal word appear on the label.

    Overview

    What is Global Harmonized System (GHS)

    Written Program

    Container LabelingSignal WordsHazard StatementPrecautionary StatementIdentificationsPictogramsSample LabelSecondary Labeling

    Safety Data Sheets16 ElementsKey Terms & definitions

    Summary

  • Labels: Hazard StatementThere are specific hazard statements that must appear on the label based on the chemical hazard classification.

    Examples:Flammable liquid and vaporCauses skin irritationMay cause cancer

    Overview

    What is Global Harmonized System (GHS)

    Written Program

    Container LabelingSignal WordsHazard StatementPrecautionary StatementIdentificationsPictogramsSample LabelSecondary Labeling

    Safety Data Sheets16 ElementsKey Terms & definitions

    Summary

  • Label: Precautionary StatementsMeasures that should be taken to protect against hazardous exposures, or improper storage or handling of a chemical.Examples:Wear safety gogglesWear neoprene glovesWash with soap and waterStore in a well ventilated placeWear respiratory protection

    Overview

    What is Global Harmonized System (GHS)

    Written Program

    Container LabelingSignal WordsHazard StatementPrecautionary StatementIdentificationsPictogramsSample LabelSecondary Labeling

    Safety Data Sheets16 ElementsKey Terms & definitions

    Summary

  • Label: IdentificationManufacturer & Product identification

    All six required label elements on new GHS compliant label.

    Overview

    What is Global Harmonized System (GHS)

    Written Program

    Container LabelingSignal WordsHazard StatementPrecautionary StatementIdentificationsPictogramsSample LabelSecondary Labeling

    Safety Data Sheets16 ElementsKey Terms & definitions

    Summary

  • Labels: PictogramsThere are 9 pictograms. Health Hazards Physical HazardsEnvironmental Hazards

    Overview

    What is Global Harmonized System (GHS)

    Written Program

    Container LabelingSignal WordsHazard StatementPrecautionary StatementIdentificationsPictogramsSample LabelSecondary Labeling

    Safety Data Sheets16 ElementsKey Terms & definitions

    Summary

  • Labeling - Pictograms

    Flame Over CircleFlame

    Flame

    Exploding Bomb

    OxidizersFlammables Self-reactives Pyrophoric Self-heating Emits flammable gas Organic peroxides Explosives Self-reactive Organic peroxides

  • Labeling - Pictograms

    Skull and Crossbones

    Corrosion

    Gas Cylinder

    Acute toxicity (severe)Skin corrosion; burnsEye damageCorrosive to metalsGases under pressure

  • Labeling - Pictograms

    Health Hazard

    Exclamation Mark

    Environmental

    Carcinogen Respiratory Sensitizer Reproductive Toxicity Target organ toxicity Mutagenicity Aspiration toxicityIrritant Dermal sensitizer Acute toxicity (harmful) Narcotic effects Respiratory tract irritation Environmental toxicity

  • Sample Primary LabelItems in blue required GHS elements.

    Sample Primary Label

    Overview

    What is Global Harmonized System (GHS)

    Written Program

    Container LabelingSignal WordsHazard StatementPrecautionary StatementIdentificationsPictogramsSample LabelSecondary Labeling

    Safety Data Sheets16 ElementsKey Terms & definitions

    Summary

  • Unacceptable Secondary Labeling

    Overview

    What is Global Harmonized System (GHS)

    Written Program

    Container LabelingSignal WordsHazard StatementPrecautionary StatementIdentificationsPictogramsSample LabelSecondary Labeling

    Safety Data Sheets16 ElementsKey Terms & definitions

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