Accordingly, to provide clarity and eliminate confusion for employees and customers, the NAPIM SDS Evaluation committee has undertaken a program aimed at identifying printing ink raw materials which are known to have health hazard classifications that are inconsistent with the health hazard classification procedure specified in Appendix A of the HazCom
Infection control and safety can be based on standard operating procedures (SOP) designed to comply with 1) OSHA's BBP (1) and HazCom
(2) Standards and 2) infection control guidelines for dental settings from the CDC (3).
Many more changes in the HazCom
standard are coming.
The GHS will change the content of a company's annual hazardous communication (HazCom
) training, given the updates to standard 29 CFR 1910.1200.
on Monday, June 17, attendees can learn about new regulations and requirements in Hazcom
2012 (GHS--Global Harmonization System) for $35 per person.
To compound these challenges, we have seen a wave of new REACH-like health and safety regulations being established outside the EU including China, Korea, Turkey and Switzerland as well as updated domestic health and safety legislation, for example, in the USA with updates to OSHA, Hazcom
* Hazard assessment: recognition, assessment, communication (HazCom
Standard, MSDS), industry standards (National Fire Protection Assn.) and state and local codes (NFPA).
; including the MSDS administrator software.
Students learn fire safety, search and rescue, HAZCOM
and emergency medical skills.
Remember, employee HAZCOM
training should be conducted at the time they are assigned to any job involving physical or chemical hazards.
Included in the basic safety training for NSTC is an orientation for camps and safety, discussion of the Alaska Safety Handbook, discussion about environmental excellence, a level 1 HAZWOPER first responder awareness training, discussion of proper use of personal protective equipment and information about hazard communications, also called HAZCOM
Remember, there may also be requirements for employers subject to the requirements of the Hazard Communication Standard (HAZCOM
) to post signs throughout the workplace advising employees of the location and contact person for MSDS information.