Introducing the new Accuform.com!
We've taken our world-class website and made it faster and easier for you to find what you...
OSHA published its final rule on March 26th of this year revising its HAZCOM standard to include GHS (Globally Harmonized System). The first phase of compliance focuses on employee training, to be completed by December, 2013. But now is the time to plan and familiarize yourself with what GHS is, and what it means for your company.
Last Tuesday, in an effort to help you prepare for the upcoming changes, Accuform presented a 1-hour webinar featuring author and GHS expert, Michele R. Sullivan, Ph.D.
Michele R. Sullivan, Ph.D. is a recognized expert in domestic and international hazard communication and author of numerous MSDS and GHS Guidance Manuals. She testified as an expert witness at the Senate Subcommittee hearing on “Hazard Communication in the Workplace”. Dr. Sullivan participated in the ANSI Z400.1 MSDS and Z129.1 Labeling Standards development and training. She participated on the NACOSH Hazard Communication Work Group that advised OSHA about 29 CFR 1910.1200, the Hazard Communication Standard. In the transportation area her experience includes: participation at the United Nations Committee of Experts on the Transport of Dangerous Goods (UNCETDG); a rapporteur for the Ottawa meeting on the Harmonization of Physical Hazards. Michele developed GHS situational analyses for USA regulations and designed GHS training for Asia-Pacific countries. Her GHS activities include: industry member of the USA delegation to the Earth Summit pre-conferences, the IOMC Coordinating Group on the Harmonization of Chemical Classification Systems, the OECD Task Force on the Harmonization of Classification and Labeling and the ILO Working Group for the Harmonization of Chemical Hazard Communication. She is listed on the UN Roster of GHS Experts. Her professional activities are related to Society for Chemical Hazard Communication (SCHC): recipient of the SCHC Distinguished Lecturer Award for outstanding contributions to the field of hazard communication; a SCHC Board Member and former Chairwoman & President of SCHC; professional development instructor and HAZCOM 101/GHS course director.
Accuform Signs is the leading manufacturer of facility identification products that inform, protect and motivate the global workforce. Accuform manufactures safety signs, safety tags, safety labels, pipe markers, banners, 5S lean shadow boards, KPI boards, lockout/tagout and other facility identification products that improve the safety, efficiency, and wellbeing of workers. Accuform also offers quick shipment of custom signs (in as little as 24-hours) that further speak to the communication needs of your facility - from specific messaging to branding, images and more. In total, Accuform offers more than 100,000 stock and custom products to help lead your workforce to safety each day.
Accuform is the preferred supplier of leading industrial, safety, and MRO distributors worldwide. Award-winning Accuform brands include STOPOUT® lockout/tagout devices, Digi-Day® safe day tracking scoreboards, and Blockade™ traffic control posts and chains. Request a free Accuform catalog that allows customers to easily find traffic and roadway signs, Right-To-Know signs and labels GHS haz-com and safety communication products for virtually any industry or application.