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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-586
..., correctly identifying nine of the ten. The most common answers, Fall Protection and Hazard Communication, have been the number 1 and 2 standards for the past five years. Excavation Requirements and Permit-Required Confined Spaces were mistakenly identified by a number of respondents. The largest numbers...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 26–29, 2016
Paper Number: ASSE-16-594
... elements of the most recent version of OSHA 29CFR1910.1200 (Hazard Communication), they are discovering that the new standards are involving and have changed the nature of compliance documentation efforts. In today s marketplace, For example, the 6th revision to the United Nations Globally Harmonized...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 7–10, 2015
Paper Number: ASSE-15-551
... compensation. trainee certification general duty clause training matrix assignment hazard communication procedure contingency planning cfr 1910 osha general duty clause requirement standard operating procedure us government new employee hazwoper trainer osha 29 osha temporary employee...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 7–10, 2015
Paper Number: ASSE-15-590
... Introduction When OSHA revised the Hazard Communication Standard to align with the United Nation's model HazCom system called the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Hazardous Chemicals (GHS) in 2012, it set forth a series of phased-in compliance deadlines. This year...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 7–10, 2015
Paper Number: ASSE-15-685
... that present a relatively greater or more immediate hazard to the worker as opposed to WARNING which identifies a lesser degree of hazard. The Hazard Communication Standard (HCS) requires pictograms. The pictogram is determined by the chemical hazard classification. Workers are required to have access...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 24–27, 2013
Paper Number: ASSE-13-559
... Introduction On March 25, 2012, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) published a final rule aligning its Hazard Communication Standard, also known as HCS, HazCom and 1910.1200, with the United Nation's 3rd Revision of the Globally Harmonized System of Classification...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 24–27, 2013
Paper Number: ASSE-13-728
... revised every two years since then. On May 25, 2012, the revised version of the OSHA Hazard Communication Standard, 29 CFR 1910.1200, incorporating elements of the GHS Revision 3, became effective. Compliance deadlines include training employees on the new GHS elements of labels and Safety Data Sheets...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 3–6, 2012
Paper Number: ASSE-12-634
... in international regulations create an environment where doing business becomes more difficult, expensive and, potentially, more hazardous. Fear of Change The United States responded to the need for improved chemical hazard communication by implementing the OSHA Hazard Communication Standard (HCS) in the late...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 12–15, 2011
Paper Number: ASSE-11-761
... Introduction In January, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) announced its regulatory agenda for the year including a date for the publishing of the final rule to revise the Hazard Communication Standard (HCS) (OSHA 2011 Agenda). Set for August 2011, publishing...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 13–15, 2010
Paper Number: ASSE-10-A2
... Right to Know Act (EPRCRA), with a focus on chemical inventories, MSDS libraries, and the completion of Tier I and Tier II reports. We will explore Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) initiatives and the global harmonization of hazard communication, specifically the Registration...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 13–15, 2010
Paper Number: ASSE-10-611
... Introduction OSHA has proposed to modify the Hazard Communication Standard (29 CFR § 1910.1200) and the substance specific standards (29 CFR § 1910.1001–1052) to incorporate the Globally Harmonized System for the Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS). A Notice of Proposed Rulemaking...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exhibition, June 9–12, 2008
Paper Number: ASSE-08-758
..., and the costs got higher and higher, covering areas including transportation, labeling, and safety data sheets. In the United States, the hazard communication standards, regulated by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, has one set of requirements. In Canada there is a program called the Workplace...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 12–15, 2005
Paper Number: ASSE-05-506
..., industrial hygiene exposure monitoring, personal dosimetry and chemical hazard communication are essential for workers. The standard requires drum and other container management, such as container integrity, identification of contents, handling, transporting, labeling, disposal, opening, spill containment...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 12–15, 2005
Paper Number: ASSE-05-547
..., and the Department of Energy provides direction and guidance for chemical handling and use with the goal of an injury free work environment. Why then do we continue to have injury and illness cases related to chemical handling and use? This presentation will focus on the Hazard Communication Standard and how it can...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 25–28, 2000
Paper Number: ASSE-00-070
... As safety professionals, we are required to do training. OSHA Hazard Communication, forklift safety, lockout/tagout, scaffolding, fall protection, Bloodborne pathogens, etc., etc. If you have responsibility for environmental, transportation, radiation, or mine safety compliance, your list goes...

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