Hazard Communication Training: Implementing the GHS
In just under 30 minutes, this video explains OSHA's revised Hazard Communication standard.
Your staff needs to understand the traditional material safety data sheets (MSDS) as well as the new safety data sheets (SDS) to ensure they can identify hazardous chemicals and find recommended first aid procedures in the event of worker exposure.
At the conclusion of this DVD, viewers will be able to:
- Explain the revised Hazard Communication standard
- Recognize the implementation dates for GHS from both OSHA and manufacturers
- Identify the differences between the new safety data sheets and the traditional material safety data sheet format
- Understand and recognize OSHA’s new pictograms
- List the elements that are required for labels
Meet the Author:
Marge McFarlane, PhD, MT (ASCP), CHSP, CHFM, HEM, MEP, CHEP, is an independent safety consultant with over 38 years of healthcare experience. She has provided education, emergency management and safety plan review, life safety and infection prevention facility surveys for healthcare and businesses in Wisconsin and across the nation since 2005. Prior to working with the State of Wisconsin Hospital Preparedness Program, Marge was the lead for the Environment of Care Committee at in a general medical/surgical hospital in north western Wisconsin. She has been involved in hospital safety activities since 1990 serving as Lab Safety Officer as well as an occupational safety resource for local manufacturing businesses. She is a frequent presenter in the areas of safety, bloodborne pathogens, environment of care, infection control for construction, emergency management, HICS and hospital exercise design. Marge is a reviewer for the HCPro, Inc., Medical and Dental OSHA Manuals and OSHA e-learning programs.