GHS Essentials [ Classroom ]

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. Students attending this course will 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

For more information about this course or to request training at your location, please complete our Training Request form.

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

Prerequisites

This course is designed for people who have a working knowledge of OSHA’s Hazard Communication Standard or people who have completed UL’s US Hazard Communication Essentials or all three of the following: The Americas and Africa – SDS and Labelling, European Union – SDS and Labelling Essentials, Asia-Pacific – SDS and Labelling Essentials.

Course Certification

This course qualifies for recertification points for both ABIH and CHMMs.

Upcoming Course Dates

Event DatesLocationSeats AvailableEvent Registration
Sep 5, 2018 - Sep 6, 2018Pittsburgh, PAClosedRegistration Closed
Jan 29, 2019 - Jan 30, 2019Pittsburgh, PAOpenRegistration
Jun 11, 2019 - Jun 12, 2019Pittsburgh, PAOpenRegistration
For more information about this course or to request training at your location, please complete our Training Request form.