OSHA Proposes Rule Change on Classification and Labeling of Chemicals

OSHA has proposed to update its Hazard Communication Standard to align with the seventh revision of the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals.

OSHA says the rule is aimed at reducing the incidence of chemical-related occupational illnesses and injuries by further improving the information on the labels and Safety Data Sheets for hazardous chemicals.

Read OSHA’s full press release. It includes information on how to submit comments about the proposed rule change. 2/8/2021