Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Slide 5


  • Title: Why does OSHA need it?
  • Type: Text Slide
  • Content:
    • OSHA's Hazard Communication Standard (HCS) has performance-oriented requirements for labels and safety data sheets
    • Hazard communication is often inconsistent as a result
    • Users of labels and safety data sheets would prefer a standardized approach
    • Adoption of the GHS would address this domestic concern

GHS Workshop, 10/20/2006

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