GHS Essentials – GHS Compliance Training [ Classroom ]

Course Summary

GHS Essentials is a two-day course which covers the history of the Globally Harmonized System (Classification, SDS and Labeling) and its resultant harmonized classification criteria, and labeling and SDS requirements.

Benefits Of Attending

You will learn the requirements for the harmonized documents of hazard communication (i.e. labeling and safety data sheets) along with the status of GHS implementation around the world.

Upcoming Course Dates

Event DatesLocationSeats AvailableEvent Registration
Nov 5, 2019 - Nov 6, 2019Pittsburgh, PAClosedRegistration Closed
Jun 2, 2020 - Jun 3, 2020Pittsburgh, PAOpenRegistration
Jun 9, 2020 - Jun 10, 2020Nottingham, UKOpenRegistration
Nov 3, 2020 - Nov 4, 2020Pittsburgh, PAOpenRegistration

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Full Course Overview

This two-day course covers the history of the Globally Harmonized System (Classification, SDS and Labelling) and its resultant harmonized classification criteria, and labeling and SDS requirements.

It is designed to provide experienced hazard communication professionals with information on the Globally Harmonized System.

If you attend this course you will also receive a copy of the 7th revised edition of the “Purple Book.”

The following aspects of GHS will be covered:

  • Development history
  • Harmonized classification criteria
  • Requirements for the harmonized documents of hazard communication i.e., labeling and SDSs
  • Status of GHS implementation around the world

Course Agenda

Day 1

  • Introduction
    • Challenges
    • Focus
    • History
  • Globally Harmonized System
    • Classification Criteria
      • Physical
      • Health
      • Environment
    • Substance Workshop

Day 2

  • Mixtures
    • Mixtures Workshop
  • Hazard Communication
    • Labeling
    • Safety Data Sheets
  • Dangerous Goods Implementation
  • Status of GHS Implementation Around the World

Who Should Attend This Course?

This GHS Essentials course is designed for people who have a working knowledge of OSHA’s Hazard Communication Standard.

Course Certification

This course qualifies for re-certification points for both the American Board of Industrial Hygiene (ABIH) and for Certified Hazardous Materials Managers (CHMM)s.

Where & When Is The Training Course?

The GHS Essentials Training Course takes place at our training facility in Pittsburgh, PA.

The fee for attending this training course is $1200 per person + VAT.

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