In May of 2012, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) announced it was revising the Hazard Communication Standard (HCS). The revision aligns HCS with the United Nations' global chemical labeling system or Global Harmonization System (GHS). The alignment will prevent an estimated 43 deaths and prevent an estimated 585 injuries and illnesses annually according to OSHA.
New Hazard Communications Requirements
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- Source: Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation