Get Ready for OSHA’s Revised Hazard Communication Standard Employee Training Deadline December 1, 2013 by Rod Smith , Pat Miller and Matt Morrison In March 2012, OSHA revised its Hazard Communications Standard (HCS) to align it with the United Nations’ Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS).

Apr 10, 2013 · The first deadline in the implementation phase is Dec. 1, 2013, the date by which employers must train workers on the new label elements and safety data sheet. OSHA has prepared a number of additional materials that explain the new changes to the requirements of the HCS, including QuickCards, fact sheets, a list of frequently asked questions ...