Fremont, California (PressExposure) February 27, 2013 -- This webinar will review the existing hazard communication standard and compare it to the changes that are found in the new standard. A discussion of the key points of the regulation, as well as the terms that have been added or eliminated from the language of the standard.
The new format of the safety data sheet will be presented, as well as the principles guiding global harmonization. New training requirements and format will be discussed, and the timeline for implementation of the new standard in each business sector will be presented.
Why should you attend: This change in the Hazard Communication Standard represents a significant change in the way that employers and employees deal with and understand the hazards of chemicals that are used and that they encounter in the workplace. The changes include the elimination of some terminology, the introduction of new terminology, a significant change in the actual requirements for communication of hazards, and a changer in the well known material safety data sheet.
Areas Covered in the Session:
Terms and Definitions
Safety Data Sheet Format
Timeline for Implementation
Who Will Benefit:
Dr. Kenneth S. Weinberg, Ph.D. is an independent consultant in environmental health and safety. Dr. Weinberg has consulted for several companies in the areas of OSHA Injury and Illness reporting, as well as auditing for OSHA inspections. He has worked as the Director of Safety at Mass. General Hospital in Boston for almost twelve years, and has written several books on the topics of health care safety, OSHA, and Indoor Air Quality. He has also written several articles for prominent national safety publications, and serves on the editorial advisory boards for safety publications. He Also has been Administrator of the Health Care Divisio0n of the American Society of Safety Engineers, and is a member of several panels that advice on safety related matters.