Safety Facility Equipment Identification Catalog Page 201 Safety & Regulatory

201 Safety & Regulatory Globally Harmonized System (GHS) Compliance Timeline and Checklist r!!! Update annual chemical inventory r!!! Schedule periodic re-training on pictograms, labels and Safety Data Sheets (SDS). Brady offers both in-person and DVD-based HazCom training solutions r!!! Post GHS signs, posters, and hand out wallet cards r!!! Separate SDS and Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) binders and sheets as part of management system. This will allow you to re-label chemicals with SDS information and determine which sheets you haven't received yet r!!! Identify secondary labeling needs and procedures r!!! Purchase GHS labeling equipment and supplies r!!! Implement labeling procedures (create your own labels or order preprinted versions) based on new SDS sheets r!!! Archive MSDS for determined amount of time (Brady recommends 30 years) r!!! Re-train on GHS as well as your existing HazCom system (NFPA/HMIS) until full conversion to GHS is complete r!!! Review and ensure that all MSDS have been converted to SDS format r!!! Audit all containers for compliance with updated regulations. Establish policy to control improperly labeled containers Employer full compliance deadline. r!!! Ensure your training policy is in place as internal product changes. Annual training is always recommended December 1, 2013 December 1, 2015 June 1, 2015 June 1, 2016 r!! !! Note any new hazards identified on SDS and potential Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) changes. As new chemicals are brought into your facility, new hazard and PPE needs may be created r!!! Ensure your written HazCom program is updated and reflects all internal and external changes Employers must train employees on the new label elements and Safety Data Sheet (SDS) format. Chemical manufacturers, importers and distributors reclassify chemicals, send SDS & labels in GHS format. Distributors send only updated SDS & labels. 1-888-272-3946

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