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The United States Occupational Safety & Health Administration has modified the
Hazard Communication Standard (HCS) to conform with the United Nations' Globally
Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals.
the three major areas of change are in hazarD
classification, labels anD safetY Data sheets.
Hazard classification: The definitions of hazard have been changed to provide
specific criteria for classification of health and physical hazards, as well as classification of mixtures. These specific criteria will help to ensure that evaluations
of hazardous effects are consistent across manufacturers, and that labels and
safety data sheets are more accurate as a result.
Labels: Chemical manufacturers and importers will be required to provide
a label that includes a harmonized signal word, pictogram, and hazard statement for each hazard class and category. Precautionary statements must also
Safety Data Sheets: Will now have a specified 16-section format.
The GHS does not include harmonized training provisions,
but recognizes that training is essential to an effective hazard
communication approach. The revised Hazard Communication
Standard (HCS) requires that workers be re- trained within two
years of the publication of the final rule to facilitate recognition
and understanding of the new labels and safety data sheets.
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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Car Wash - Fall 2015
Letter from the ICA
Meet the Board
By the Numbers
What do your customers think about your business?
Pricing yourself into profit
Don’t hate the haters
Data security essentials
The Car Wash Show 2015 Best Booth Award
Top 10 employee handbook mistakes
IP surveillance cameras
Grit, the underlying problem for car wash owners
Stand out from the crowd
Update from ICA working group
Women in Car Wash
Blast from the Past
Focus on a Member
Index of Advertisers
Car Wash - Fall 2015