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Helping You Comply with OSHA GHS


GHS Penalties
Penalties for non-compliance can amount to $7,000 per occurrence.

Penalties can go up to $70,000!

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Are you exempt from OSHA GHS?

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Four Main GHS Elements You Need to Know

GHS labelsNew Labels

There are six mandatory items that must be on every label (by 2015). Your employees need to be able to recognize these changes with training completed by Dec. 1, 2013.

> click here for English

> click here for Spanish

GHS pictographsNew Pictographs

Starting on Dec. 1, your employees must know the meanings of the new pictographs in the OSHA GHS. There are a total of nine that graphically indicate hazards in the chemical product.

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> click here for Spanish sheet


MSDS becomes SDS with the implementation of GHS. Your employees must know where to find the SDS sheets and understand the 16 section format.

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> click here for Spanish

deadline calendarCompliance Dates

There are several compliance dates as the OSHA GHS is fully implemented, with the first significant date addressing training.

DEC. 1, 2013 - Deadline for Employers to TRAIN EMPLOYEES in GHS standards.

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Online Employee Training - HERE!

GHS certificateUnder the OSHA GHS, the definition of "Employers" are manufacturers, distributors, and cleaning service providers.

This required training includes anyone in your company who works around chemicals or handles them, including sales staff, warehouse, and offic
e personnel, if they have occasion to handle cleaning chemicals.

Each Employee Earns Certificate, Proof of Training

Use this link to set up a training account for each of your employees. The online video training is about 20 minutes and employees can complete it in their own timeframe. It is the program suggested by the ISSA, but you do not need to be an ISSA member to access it.

After completion of viewing the video, your employees take a short online test and are provided a "Certificate of Completion" that can be printed off for record-keeping. The completion is also noted on the training website.

Cost is $12.

> Direct link to online Employee Training Program


These handy closet cards measure 5 1/2" x 8 1/2" to easily fit into any closet situation.

They are a fast reminder of all the GHS pictographs and provides space for you to designate where your SDS are available, as all employees need to be able to quickly identify where they can be accessed.

One side is English, the other side is Spanish.

Submit the form below, or call us at 888.569.0066.

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