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Background and Overview
Reasons for Action
Identifying Chemical Hazards - Labeling Systems
Related Efforts, Tools, and Resources
Case Studies and Examples
Where to Go for Help
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Alphabetical Listing of Reference Documents by Title
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Assessing the Safety of Chemical Alternatives
Abstract: Washington State Department of Ecology is working with 7 other member states of the Interstate Chemicals Clearinghouse (IC2) to create alternatives assessment guidance. Drafts and related documents can be found at this link.
Source: WA State Dept of Ecology (and Others)
URL: http://www.ecy.wa.gov/programs/hwtr/ChemAlternatives/index.h
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Assessment of Alternatives to Perchloroethylene for the Dry Cleaning Industry
Abstract: Alternatives assessment of seven common alternatives to perc to help dry cleaners find technically viable and environmentally preferred methods for cleaning clothes
Source: TURI
URL: http://www.turi.org/About/Library/TURI_Publications/TURI-Met
hods-Policy-Reports/Assessment_of_Alternatives_to_Perchl
oroethylene_for_the_Dry_Cleaning_Industry

Modification of the Hazard Communication Standard (HCS) to conform with the United Nations' Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals
Abstract: Questions and answers from OSHA on the modification of OSHA requirements for transition to GHS.
Source: ss
URL: https://www.osha.gov/dsg/hazcom/hazcom-faq.html

OSHA Brief: Hazard Communication Standard: Labels and Pictograms [PDF]
Abstract: Brief factsheet on how OSHA has adopted GHS labels and pictograms as part of the revision of the Hazard Communication Standard, 29 CFR 1910.1200 (HCS), bringing it into alignment with the United Nations’ system.
Source: OSHA
URL: https://www.osha.gov/Publications/OSHA3636.pdf

Section 4.3 of OSHA's Guide to The Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals
Abstract: OSHA section of guidance on the GHS labeling system.
Source: OSHA
URL: https://www.osha.gov/dsg/hazcom/ghs.html#4.3

 


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