IS YOUR BUSINESS GHS COMPLIANT

November 20, 2017

As per the Australian Government Comcare website
‘The Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals, or GHS, is a United Nations initiative to internationally standardise chemical classification, labelling and Safety Data Sheets (SDS) in the workplace.

Australia adopted the GHS under work health and safety laws on 1 January 2012 with a five year transition period for full implementation by 1 January 2017.

The GHS replaces the Approved Criteria for Classifying Hazardous Substances [NOHSC: 1008(2044)] for workplaces. The changes include using a common set of pictograms, signal words, hazard statements and precautionary statements for labels and SDS to communicate information about a chemical. The GHS covers physical, health and environmental hazards.’  

From January 1st 2017, SDS and labels must be GHS compliant and workplace chemicals must be classified according to the new system.

Health Safety Environment Australia has found that many workplaces have been caught unaware and have had some help from us in ensuring these systems are in place.

Our company has the specialists and resources to assist businesses with compliance in this area and are working with companies from diverse sectors to make sure that they are up to standard.

If you’re unsure about whether you need to comply to these new regulations or think a quick audit of your current business scenario is needed to ensure compliance, call Health Safety Environment Australia on 1300 SAFETY.   

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