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Safety Data Sheets and Label Authoring Services

How do I comply with the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS)?

Changes to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration's (OSHA) Hazard Communication Standard are bringing the United States into alignment with the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS).

The new Hazard Communication Standard still requires chemical manufacturers and importers to evaluate the chemicals they produce or import and provide hazard information to employers and workers by putting labels on containers and preparing safety data sheets.  However, the old standard allowed chemical manufacturers and importers to convey hazard information on labels and material safety data sheets in whatever format they chose. The modified standard provides a single set of harmonized criteria for classifying chemicals according to their health and physical hazards and specifies hazard communication elements for labeling and safety data sheets.

This means chemical manufacturers, importers and distributers need to revise existing Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDSs) and labels into the newly required Safety Data Sheet (SDS) and label formats.

 

How does this affect you and your company?

The Key Deadline is June 1, 2015
Bureau Veritas is uniquely able to help you meet this deadline. Between our long established Industrial Hygiene laboratories and industry leadership in the area of industrial hygiene consulting, Bureau Veritas is the clear consultant of choice when it comes to Industrial Hygiene and SDS support. We have staff registered in the American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA) - SDS and Label Authoring Registry. This Registry requires a combination of experience and skill demonstration through testing to help insure that your SDS needs will be properly addressed. Our experienced staff will work with you to review your current MSDSs and help you adapt them to meet the new OSHA SDS requirements.

When you need to address compliance with the new Hazard Communication Standard, and your SDS and labeling requirements, go with the industry leader, Bureau Veritas.

For more information, contact
John Baker at john.baker@us.bureauveritas.com or 281.310.3119.

 


Why Choose Bureau Veritas?

Experience

For over 50 years, Bureau Veritas has been evaluating occupational hazards, delivering sound, reliable solutions to make workers – and workplaces – safer and healthier. Through a strong understanding of the relationship between works, equipment, processes, and potential sources of exposure we help clients anticipate, recognize, evaluate, and control safety hazards.

 

Expertise

Our highly-skilled and dedicated IH professionals help businesses achieve compliance with federal,

state, and local occupational health regulations.

 

Network

The worldwide Bureau Veritas network has over 60,000 employees and over 1,350 offices and laboratories worldwide.

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