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AIHA to Present TeleWeb on OSHA’s Proposal “To Adopt The Globally Harmonized System For Hazard Communication”

Fairfax, VA- The American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA) will be hosting “OSHA’s Proposal to Adopt the Globally Harmonized System for Hazard Communication,” which is an Intermediate TeleWeb Virtual Seminar on 19th November, 2009 from 2-4.30pm. Speakers featured are Jennifer Silk and Denese Deeds, CIH.

OSHA’s proposal for aligning its Hazard Communication Standard with the globally harmonized provisions is first major rulemaking action of the agency by the new administration. The GHS, (Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals) gives specific criteria to characterize physical, health and environmental hazards of chemicals. It also comprises of harmonized label elements and an agreed format for safety data sheets.

On the completion of the program, participants can;

• Describe about OSHA’s proposal to revise the Hazard Communication Standard

• Describe the difference that is between the proposed revisions and current standard.

• Identify the changes that will be needed in programs of workplace hazard and communication.

• Prepare to implement the proposed revisions.

TeleWeb Virtulal Seminars delivers latest educational contents live via the Internet and telephone from the convenience of an attendee’s office or home. Multiple attendees can participate for the cost of a single registration. Since Tele Webs was started in 2000, more than 19,000 people have used this cost-effective and convenient format to further their education. An archive copy of TeleWeb will be available for you to purchase.