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GHS Online Training

GHSGHS Hazard Communication Training is an online training course which can help you meet OSHA’s Dec. 1, 2013 training requirement deadline for having employees trained on the Globally Harmonized System (GHS) label elements and updated safety data sheet (SDS) formats.

Purchase of the course enables a single individual to take the course one time. A Certificate of Completion may be printed upon successful completion of the course.

Options for quantity purchases, along with course assignment and tracking capabilities, are available. Please call 855-5eSafety (855-537-2338) for more information.

Course Description

OSHA has revised its Hazard Communication Standard (HCS) to align with the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals, or GHS for short. The HCS currently covers over 43 million U.S. workers exposed to hazardous chemicals in over 5 million workplaces.


GHS Hazard Communication Training covers training required by OSHA's Hazard Communication Standard (HCS), updated in May 2012 to reflect guidelines from the United Nation’s Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling (GHS). The HCS requires that hazardous materials used at the work site are identified, labeled, handled, used, and disposed of properly. The instruction is intended to help prevent or minimize employee exposures to harmful materials and minimize accidental releases of the material to the work environment. Additionally, special attention is paid to new Safety Data Sheet and Labeling requirements. Primary Regs: OSHA 29 CFR 1910.1200, Hazard Communication.


This course provides plain language explanations of your responsibilities, as well as interactive exercises for helping employees understand revised chemical label elements, hazard pictograms and reformatted safety data sheets (SDS). In addition, the course addresses:

  • New OSHA-Defined Hazards (i.e., Combustible Dust, Pyrophoric Gas, Simple Asphyxiant)
  • Hazards Not Otherwise Classified
  • New Physical and Health Hazards
  • All 16 sections of the new SDS format


Course seat time is approximately 1 hour.

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